How to Ride Your Bike

If you’re new to cycling, or at least to cycling in Christchurch, this page has links to help you get started.

Know how to ride

  • For youngsters starting out, CycleSafe is the Council’s cycle training programme for school kids (~Yr 6-8).
  • Local outfit MTBskills.com provide regular beginner MTB skills courses and general cycle skills assessment.
  • Bike Wise also has lots of useful information for getting started with cycling, whether for transport or just fun.
  • goRide is a great resource for people starting cycling in NZ, especially for women and families.
  • Our blog has a growing range of posts on cycle skills to help you improve the riding by you and your family.

Tips for Riding around Christchurch

  • If you want to know where you can ride in Christchurch, see our handy webpage of links
  • Had a crash or near-miss? Here’s how to let the right people know

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