Flashback Friday: Outside the new bus interchange – what’s it like for cycling?
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
4d ago
Recently I did some research on travel mode shift and safety and bus transport came out as the safest road transport mode. That’s probably cold comfort (literally…) for many of the occupants of the bus crashes near Tekapo yesterday; thankfully ..read more
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Christchurch edges up in @PeopleForBikes Global city ratings
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
1w ago
A good sign that Christchurch is starting to do OK cycle-wise internationally is when other parts of the world start to notice us – and rate us. A year ago, I told you how the annual PeopleForBikes City Ratings programme ..read more
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Winter on the Little River Rail Trail
Cycling in Christchurch
by Angela Cassidy
1w ago
Once upon a time, before the Major Cycleways programme and before the creation of Te Ara Ōtākaro Avon River Trail, there were few off-road options for recreational cyclists in Christchurch (other than the mountain bike tracks). But there was the ..read more
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First Look: High St south redevelopment
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
1w ago
Riding into town last weekend, I took the route through the southern part of High St to head towards the city centre. For the past few months that has been a bit of a construction zone as the final part ..read more
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In the spotlight: Lois Hill and Bike Bridge
Cycling in Christchurch
by Angela Cassidy
2w ago
Many of us take riding a bicycle for granted. Often, it’s a skill we learn as children and provides our first real taste of freedom to get ourselves around – wherever and whenever we like. And even if we later ..read more
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Flashback Friday – Photo of the Day: Grocery Shopping by Bike
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
2w ago
Bike parking is on my mind at the moment. Last night we went to a concert and some pubs in town and, despite the chilly night, biked there and back. There was some pretty good bike parking at some venues ..read more
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Cycling: the Efficient way to get around…
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
2w ago
The Press have been running a series of articles over the past week or so about transport issues in Christchurch; you might have seen the one last week looking at the hassles of getting our cycleway network completed (by ..read more
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Flashback Friday – Hidden Treasures: Heathcote River corridor
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
3w ago
Mānawatia a Matariki! I hope you are enjoying the start of our latest holiday weekend (although it does feel like so many people around me are struggling with colds and other bugs right now…). The weather is looking nice and ..read more
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Flashback Friday – First Look: Rolleston Ave / Park Tce Cycleway
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
1M ago
Tonight was the latest annual Winter Solstice Ride around North Hagley Park and nearly 200 punters (and all their lights/bling…) turned up for a fun cruise around! The first section of the ride took in part of the pop-up cycleway ..read more
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Cycle crashes are more than just with Motor Vehicles
Cycling in Christchurch
by LennyBoy
1M ago
When people are thinking about getting into cycling, understandably they are often particularly worried about the danger faced by motor traffic. Certainly when you look at the cycle crash stats, there have still been plenty around Christchurch. But it’s ..read more
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