• Cycling in the Wet

    Cycling in the Wet9

    Another dreary wet day and inevitably the number of people cycling takes a nosedive. Perhaps you are a “fairweather cyclist”. Perhaps you’d like to become more of an “all-weather” rider. So how to do that? Disclaimer: I will mention some brands and businesses here, but they are just suggestions. And sadly I receive no commission

  • Cycling in the Cold

    Cycling in the Cold1

    Some of you may be getting ready to brave the elements for the Winter Solstice Ride. Maybe at other times, it’s just about biking to work on a frosty Canterbury morning. Whatever the situation, if you spend long enough riding around Christchurch then at some point you will have to deal with keeping warm on

  • THE fluoro coat is for sale!

    THE fluoro coat is for sale!0

    I’m just putting the word out that I’m selling the fluoro coat that I created for the first Cycle Style Fashion Show in Auckland. So if you, or anyone you know, would like to own a designer ‘statement coat’ that will ensure you get noticed, head over to Trademe and put in a bid. The coat is

  • The end of Summer – Time to be Seen

    The end of Summer – Time to be Seen8

    Daylight savings ends this weekend and things suddenly get a lot darker if you’re riding home at night. So, as the days get shorter, it’s a good time to review what your visibility on a bike is like in dusk and darkness. The law is pretty clear on what you must have on your bike

  • More Cycling in the News

    More Cycling in the News1

    It’s been another busy week in the news for cycling stories in Christchurch and beyond. I think it’s a good sign when cycling features strongly and regularly in the media; even when not all of it is “good news”. At the least the conversation is being had and, hopefully the ensuing “heat” will ultimately generate



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