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  • Photo of the Day: New CBD bike parking

    Photo of the Day: New CBD bike parking0

    We’re seeing a lot of great new cycleways popping up around town, but of course they won’t be much use if there’s nowhere to park your bike at the end of your ride. Fortunately, the City Council has been thinking about that question for some time (including some detailed analysis in their Central City Parking

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  • Guest Post: the season for cycleway building

    Guest Post: the season for cycleway building0

    Guest blogger Robert has been checking out the latest action in his neighbourhood: Well, the summer may not have been so great and already the morning temperatures are a bit autumnal but, since the New Year began, cycleway construction in Christchurch has ramped up with quite some intensity. Starting with picture progress on the Papanui

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  • First look: Chch Adventure Park

    First look: Chch Adventure Park1

    After all the anticipation, it was great to see the Christchurch Adventure Park open in mid-December. Since then, heaps of people have flocked to the park to try out the mountain bike trails and other facilities. Apparently the local bike shops have also been doing a roaring trade in new bikes, protective gear, and fixing

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  • Cycling in the Heat

    Cycling in the Heat2

    Some might say it’s a nice problem to have, but when the mercury is pushing 30 degrees (or even a sunny 20), sometimes it’s just hard work to hop on your bike. I guess we should be thankful that it doesn’t tend to reach the 40s that our friends in Australia and many other places

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  • Biking Activities for February 2017

    Biking Activities for February 20172

    Back to work, back to school, it must be February again! It also makes it Go By Bike month, that time of the year when the country celebrates biking for work and play. This year it’s all about the Aotearoa Bike Challenge, where organisations try to encourage as many staff members to hop on their

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  • Cycling in Los Angeles

    Cycling in Los Angeles0

    So, as mentioned a couple of weeks back, I recently visited Los Angeles briefly on my return from Washington DC. Instead of the usual rapid stopover at the airport, I took the opportunity for a 24-hour stay to have a quick look around some parts of the “City of Angels”. Given that this is an

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  • Sign up for the Aotearoa Bike Challenge

    Sign up for the Aotearoa Bike Challenge0

    As summer hots up (we hope…), we head towards that time of the year when cycling is celebrated across New Zealand. In the past, it was BikeWise that promoted Go By Bike Day and BikeWise Month during February; this year sees the launch of a new initiative, the Aotearoa Bike Challenge. So what’s it all

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  • First look: Christchurch cycleways underway

    First look: Christchurch cycleways underway2

    Over this summer, there’s a lot of Major Cycleway action happening around Christchurch. Many of the cycleways won’t be completed until March-May, but already there are significant signs of progress – and even completed bits to ride on. Let’s have a look at how some of them are doing (note: these photos were actually taken

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