Flashback Friday: Cycling in Nantes and #VeloCity2015 Conference

Like many parts of the world, Europe is starting to attempt some semblance of post-lockdown normality (even despite the ongoing Covid infection numbers…). In the cycling world, that meant another recent Velo-City cycling conference two weeks ago, in Ljubljana,

Time for another Winter Solstice Ride – Tue 21 June 2022

It’s hard to believe that a simple fun idea dreamed up 10 years ago would turn into a much-loved institution in the Christchurch cycling calendar. But that was the concept started by Ian Wells all those years ago, with the …

Flashback Friday: Trucks and Bikes – Learning how to Share

Last Tuesday, the final Biketober Tuesday seminar saw a panel discussion about safety issues between bikes and trucks. It was a very useful conversation about the progress that has been made (or not) in this area, and it highlighted how

Biketober – Spokes Tuesday Transport Seminars

Principally Biketober is about getting out on your bike and discovering the city. It is especially for those who may not have ridden so much in the past, but have discovered that our new cycleways, shared paths and other recently …

Flashback Friday: Thoughts from Velo-City Global 2014 Adelaide

It’s hard to picture while Covid currently rages across Australia, but back in 2014 hundreds of people from around the globe descended on Adelaide to take part in the first instance of a global cycling conference happening down under.

Flashback Friday: Where should our next Open Streets be held?

Cycle infrastructure is a key part of the biking renaissance here in Chch, but it’s also important to have a variety of events and other initiatives supporting these activities as well. We’re fairly lucky to have a pretty good selection