These handy links will help you get started, locate cycling routes and find cycling friendly events around Christchurch, New Zealand all with the aim of reducing your carbon footprint.
Please note that this page has not been sponsored. We discovered these resources as a result of our own research into reducing our carbon footprint.
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Around Again Cycles in Woolston, Christchurch has a great range of second-hand bicycles to choose from. The staff are friendly and helpful and will find you the bike you want. Other options include bike servicing and rentals. www.aroundagaincycles.co.nz
Cycling in Christchurch promotes, encourages and supports cycling as a means of getting from A to B within the greater Christchurch area. Find out everything you need to know about cycling in Christchurch here. cyclingchristchurch.co.nz
Biketober is a month-long festival of cycling held each October in Christchurch, New Zealand. It brings together a diverse range of activities and events for everyone who rides a bicycle, for any reason: transportation, recreation, competition, skills development, social interaction. At its core, the festival is about having fun on a bicycle. biketoberchch.nz
The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is a fun, free competition held in February where you can encourage your colleagues to experience first hand the joys and benefits of riding a bike. There are lots of fantastic prizes on offer and lots of bragging rights to be claimed. www.lovetoride.net/nz
The Earthlove Facebook Cycling Group is a great place to start your cycling journey, its a friendly place where you can ask questions and find out about local cycling events and join the occasional challenge.