• Are you a “one bike” or “multi bike” person?

    Are you a “one bike” or “multi bike” person?5

    I’ve been observing people riding to work on my daily commute and looking at what they’re riding on. Increasingly there are some pretty cool commuting bikes, including e-bikes and stylish “upright” city bikes. But it’s interesting how many still are riding to work on what seems to be a basic mountain-bike or road bike. I

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  • Guest Post: 5 Maintenance Tips New Cyclists Should Never Forget

    Guest Post: 5 Maintenance Tips New Cyclists Should Never Forget2

    With all the new bikes that Santa no doubt brought, here are some words of advice from guest blogger Michael Fulkerson: It’s beautiful cycling around New Zealand when the weather is nice, but only if your bike is in prime condition. Too many new cyclists forget they do actually need to maintain their bike if

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  • Guest Photo of the Day: Playcentre Bike Parking

    Guest Photo of the Day: Playcentre Bike Parking8

    A good sign that cycling is becoming normalised in Christchurch is when it’s not just the clichéd “lycra road warriors” to be seen riding to work or for exercise. So it was nice to receive this photo from a friend-of-a-friend who takes her two kids to Somerfield Playcentre on the green e-bike in the photo.

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  • Bicycles of Christchurch

    Bicycles of Christchurch0

    Do you like to admire interesting and stylish bikes around the city? Now there’s a new outlet for you to indulge your cyclistic passion – Bicycles of Christchurch: If you come across a cool bike around the city, you can submit it to this Tumblr website for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Maybe you like the colour

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  • Cycling and the Law: Things that can go on or with a Bike

    Cycling and the Law: Things that can go on or with a Bike2

    In our earlier legal articles we considered what counts as a cycle and where you can legally bike. Now let’s look at what you can and can’t have on your bike (well you can take it from the earlier discussion that you can’t have a petrol motor for starters…). {The usual disclaimers; not a lawyer,

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  • Have mercy on me, a Health & Safety sinner

    Have mercy on me, a Health & Safety sinner14

    I was made to feel like an irresponsible criminal yesterday. My crime? I wanted to carry 3 lengths of stainless steel home on my bike for my latest bike trailer project. It was around 10kg worth of material in 3m long lengths that I planned to strap to the top bar of my bike, a

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