Flashback Friday: Coastal Pathway makes further progress

Anyone who has been out towards Sumner lately may have noticed the work underway to finish up the last bits of the Coastal Pathway, both through Moncks Bay and also connecting with the Rapanui-Shag Rock cycleway at Ferrymead.

Time for another Winter Solstice Ride – Tue 21 June 2022

It’s hard to believe that a simple fun idea dreamed up 10 years ago would turn into a much-loved institution in the Christchurch cycling calendar. But that was the concept started by Ian Wells all those years ago, with the …

Flashback Friday – Book Review: Easy Rider, A Kiwi’s Guide to Cycling

The days are getting shorter and cooler, so maybe you don’t feel quite so keen to get out on your bike over the winter months (although we do have advice for those who do want to cycle in the cold

Help support a new Community Pump Track

Here’s a request from the North Avon Chch BMX Club  that’s well worth looking at:

“Hi. Any chance you can post about our funding push. Massive support required for this community Pump Track, that is going to be massive!

Flashback Friday: A Ride to Sumner (and the promise of things to come)

It’s almost the end of the lovely summer weather and it might feel like there’s less excuse to jump on the bike and check out the city’s great cycleways. But maybe it’s useful to appreciate a time not that long

Wednesday Wheelies – 3 years of riding and learning

November 18th 2020 was officially the 3rd birthday of our slow and social riding group based in St Albans. Celebrated at Abberley Park Cottage with a sumptuous lunch of roast lamb and salmon, prepared by the St Albans Residents’ Association, …

Flashback Friday: Open Streets was a Blast!

Back in Sep 2013, the central city was still slowly recovering from the 2010/11 quakes and only opening up bit by bit. To celebrate a bit more opening up of the centre, the Council held an “Open Streets” cyclovia; this

Biketober 2020 is coming – Volunteers Needed!

Springtime is looming, bringing with it daffodils, government elections, and (most importantly) Biketober 2020! Remember last year?

Despite some lockdown drama, the volunteer Biketober organising team have been keeping warm during these wintery months by preparing another action-packed October …

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