Flashback Friday: 2013 Winter Solstice Ride – Highlights

For a ride that happens on the shortest day of the year, the annual Winter Solstice Ride has generally been remarkably forgiving weather-wise during its 8-year run. However, a few of us can hardly forget the one time when we

Support and use of cycling remains high in Christchurch

Once a year, Christchurch City Council undertake a Residents’ Survey where they seek feedback on what people think about a wide range of Council services, e.g. roading, rubbish, water. This year’s results are now out and, while the headline focus

Guest Post: Lockdown Latest – The Family Bike Bubble

8/04/2020 Stuff National:

“Data of weekly traffic flows in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton and Dunedin shows that, compared to the previous year, traffic is down between 74 and 82 per cent.” 

10/04/2020, Smartview Christchurch:

  • Rutland Reserve Cycle Counter

Flashback Friday: Are you a Cyclist or a Person?

It wasn’t that many years ago that we still generally saw the term “cyclist” everywhere in public conversations about biking, leading to all the various negative connotations that can conjure. While it’s still not perfect (mainstream media: I’m looking at

Flashback Friday – Hidden Treasures: Westburn Reserve Bike Park

Of all the blog-posts we have published over the years, consistently the most popular is the one I wrote back in Dec 2012 about the Westburn Reserve bike park. Back when my kids were younger (as featured in this article),

Biketober’s almost over – what’s up in Nov 2019?

It’s been another fantastic Biketober with lots of activities across Christchurch over the past month. If you’re quick, you can still listen in on the “Reclaiming the Streets” seminar at Tūranga this evening (5.30pm) or take part in tonight’s Halloween

It’s the final week of Biketober 2019!

Have you been getting involved in Biketober events around Christchurch this year? I’ve seen some great photos of activities to date (even if the weather hasn’t always behaved…). You’ve only got a week to get involved in the remaining activities …