• Fossil Fuel Free Coast to Coast to Coast 2017

    Fossil Fuel Free Coast to Coast to Coast 20170

    • 13 March 2017

    The second ever Fossil Fuel Free Coast to Coast to Coast was held in February 2017 and was much more enjoyable than the 2016 outing which got hit by a weather bomb. Five participants biked from Christchurch to the West Coast and back, with tandem bikes towing kayaks, taking a week.  The full story is

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  • Guest Photo of the Day: Playcentre Bike Parking

    Guest Photo of the Day: Playcentre Bike Parking8

    • 16 December 2016

    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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  • Electric Trailer Picks Up Dutch Ambassadors

    Electric Trailer Picks Up Dutch Ambassadors2

    • 10 November 2016

    Dutch cycling ambassadors Marjam and Edward arrived at Christchurch Airport Wednesday night to see how we are going on our cycleway building. Cycling ambassadors of course love to travel by bike and so I (Steven Muir) revamped my ‘clean green limousine’ and picked them (and their luggage) up using my cargo bike. Because the airport

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  • Flashback: Cycling in Copenhagen

    Flashback: Cycling in Copenhagen1

    • 21 January 2016

    I’ve been lucky to get to visit many interesting places overseas and have dutifully reported about these back here on Cycling in Chch. But there have also been places visited before CiC started that might be of interest to readers (especially if they have ideas we might like to try here). With that in mind,

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  • Cargo Bike Blind Spots

    Cargo Bike Blind Spots0

    • 18 May 2015

    The have been a number of articles (here) recently about large trucks and how scary their blind spots are – a bike parked in front or to the side just can’t be seen. Large trucks have turned up at bike breakfasts & other events so cyclists can experience these blind spots themselves. However, most of

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  • Freezer recycling by bike

    Freezer recycling by bike0

    • 17 March 2015

    I had an old and very solid 500 litre freezer that had died and needed taking off to the scrap yard. How to get it there? The three wheel bike trailer was the perfect vehicle. I made the 2km trip Saturday morning down Fitzgerald Ave & into Wilsons road and all went slowly and surely.

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  • CHOCBAR 2015 CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally

    CHOCBAR 2015 CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally0

    • 12 February 2015

    Sunday 22 March 2015 1:30-3pm Meet outside the peacock fountain/museum at 1:30 then go for a leisurely cruise around Nth Hagley Park to Victoria Lake where we will swap around as people feel comfortable and try out other vehicles. Cargo bikes are encouraged but anything pedal powered (or electric assist) is welcome. Chocolate bars will

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  • Destination Halswell Junction Road

    Destination Halswell Junction Road0

    • 28 November 2014

    Regular guest blogger Robert reports on his latest ride around town: Is there such a thing as moderate addiction to everyday-style cycling?  We hear plenty about those serious athletes of all codes who profess to having down times when they are unable to exercise.  But getting from A to B around the city on a

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  • Leaf gathering by bike

    Leaf gathering by bike1

    • 12 May 2014

    My Tadpole 3 wheeler cargo bike had a good workout on Sunday carrying leaves for the great leaf olympics as well as giving kids joy rides in Hagley Park. Was a beautiful autumn day & good time had by all. I’m currently building another one of these & another two wheeler wheelbarrow bike and its

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  • A Ride around Town – The Old and the New

    A Ride around Town – The Old and the New2

    • 22 April 2014

    With the rain returning today, it’s easy to forget that we just had three glorious day of sunshine. And so it was on Saturday, with my youngest boy at a loose end, that we decided to hop on the bikes and go explore around the central city (aka “town”). These days it seems that every

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  • CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally (CHOCBAR) 2014

    CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally (CHOCBAR) 20140

    • 14 March 2014

    CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally (CHOCBAR) 2014 Sunday 30 March 1:30-3pm Meet outside the peacock fountain/museum at 1:30 then go for a leisurely cruise around Nth Hagley Park to Victoria Lake where we will swap around as people feel comfortable and try out other vehicles. Cargo bikes are encouraged but anything pedal powered (or

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  • CHOCBAR cargo bike ride

    CHOCBAR cargo bike ride0

    • 30 January 2014

    CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally (CHOCBAR) 2014, Sunday 30 March 1:30-3pm Meet outside the peacock fountain/museum at 1:30 then go for a leisurely cruise around Nth Hagley Park to Victoria Lake where we will swap around as people feel comfortable and try out other vehicles. Cargo bikes are encouraged but anything pedal powered (or electric

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