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  • Guest Post: Should kids be able to ride on the footpath?

    Guest Post: Should kids be able to ride on the footpath?1

    Here’s an interesting guest topic from Jo Clendon: Do you cycle with kids?  Do you sometimes let them ride on the footpath? Perhaps you’ve seen or heard in the news about my campaign to make cycling on the footpaths legal for children, their accompanying adults, seniors and the disabled.  If not, you can watch or

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  • Victoria Street traffic changes

    Victoria Street traffic changes1

    The central city Accessible City transport works continue with a fairly contentious design proposed for the Victoria St corridor from Bealey Ave to Kilmore/Durham. As has typically been the case lately, there are good improvements planned for cycling as part of it, and even the little details look quite good… The main thrust of the

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  • Guest Post: A Cycling Dogma

    Guest Post: A Cycling Dogma0

    Guest blogger Catherine shares some of her thoughts about the key factors that influence her daily choice to commute by bike: I developed a cycling dogma! It’s taken time to create, but here it is: Cycling offers me freedom like nothing else. Talk about being one with nature! You are part of nature when you

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  • Bike to the Future Awards now open

    Bike to the Future Awards now open0

    It’s nearly time to honour some of the best initiatives for cycling around the country. In previous years, the Cycling Action Network have held their Cycle-Friendly Awards to celebrate great cycling efforts. This year, the NZ Transport Agency have joined the party and rebranded the exercise as the Bike to the Future Awards, and nominations

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  • Cycling Activities for May 2016

    Cycling Activities for May 20160

    As the months approach winter, it’s natural to think that your opportunities for doing things cycling-related might also cool down. But, rather like our current run of golden weather, there continue to be plenty of things in Chch to keep people enjoying their bikes! In some cases, the details are still being finalised, so make

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  • Where could we easily add cycle lanes?

    Where could we easily add cycle lanes?9

    So recently I went and changed jobs. On the upside, that means 15 minutes less biking each way; on the downside, that means 15 minutes less biking each way… More pertinently however, it also means a change from my previous route, which featured friendly cycle lanes and pathways for the most part, to a new

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  • ICECycles Free Bike Maintenance Workshop

    ICECycles Free Bike Maintenance Workshop0

    Sunday 8th May 2016 the ICECycles team will be at Linwood Community Art Centre cnr Stanmore Road and Worcester St from 1-4pm and will help you get your bike fixed up. It will be cancelled if the weather is lousy.

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  • Photo of the Day: Anzac Day Bike Parking

    Photo of the Day: Anzac Day Bike Parking3

    Like many keen souls, I was up fairly early last Monday morning to go and attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Cranmer Square. Knowing that car parking would be a nightmare (I saw people walking in from over a kilometre away), I hopped on my trusty two-wheeled steed and biked in; fortunately the weather

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