Have your Say on north Colombo St link

Ever since the Papanui Parallel cycleway was created, it’s been a really useful way to get to the central city from the northern suburbs. There’s just been one problem: once you are south of Bealey Ave there has been no …

Flashback Friday – Handy Tips: Playing Nice with Trucks and Buses

Large vehicles like trucks and buses continue to cause serious problems for people biking, so it’s important to respect them on the road. This article, originally from Aug 2013, gives some advice on how best to interact near heavy

Flashback Friday – Hidden Treasures: Tennyson St Cycleway

If you think all of these separated cycleways are relatively new for Christchurch, then you have forgotten that the first one actually popped up nearly 18 years ago. Ultimately destined to form part of the Southern Lights major cycle route,

Locky Dock stations popping up around town

A few months back we informed you about an exciting new development for bike parking about to happen in Christchurch – “Locky Docks“. Essentially they are free secure bike/scooter parking stations scattered around the central city that also …

Flashback Friday – Wanted: New Bloggers and Guest Posts

Ever since we started this website 8 years ago, this seems like a regular call to arms – please help to share your cycling experiences! As other focuses and priorities get in my life, churning out yet another blogpost for

Nominations for “On the Go” awards now open

Is there some local walking or cycling initiative that you think is worthy of some official recognition? Then perhaps you should consider nominating it for this year’s “On the Go” Awards, organised by Waka Kotahi (NZ Transport Agency) in …

Flashback Friday: Cycleways are Go!

Earlier this week we celebrated a healthy funding injection to get six cycleway routes completed around Chch. While that is great news, it’s sobering to think that all of the 13 Major Cycleways were initially meant to have been completed

Biketober 2020 is coming – Volunteers Needed!

Springtime is looming, bringing with it daffodils, government elections, and (most importantly) Biketober 2020! Remember last year?

Despite some lockdown drama, the volunteer Biketober organising team have been keeping warm during these wintery months by preparing another action-packed October …

Big funding boost for Chch cycleways

Yesterday morning, Christchurch woke to the news that the Government was investing in the completion of six major cycle routes, thanks to funding from the Government’s shovel-ready infrastructure fund for COVID-19 recovery.

An extra $87 million is being pumped …

Flashback Friday: New cycle training park in Bexley?

Talk earlier this week of a new cycle skills track happening at Somerfield School brings to mind other similar tracks around the city. Seven years ago, there was discussion about another one being proposed for Bexley; this article, originally from