Join the movement - come to CAN Doin Christchurch 28-29 MarchAre you passionate about more people on bikes, more often? Join us in Christchurch for CAN's National Cycling Summit, the CAN Do.2015 is a big year for making New Zealand a better place to ride a bike. With $100m of new investment for urban cycling from the Government, ambitious plans from Councils, and flourishing bike culture, we're on our way.Join us at CAN Do to connect, learn, ride, and play your part.Dates: 28-29 March, 2015; start Saturday morning & finish mid-afternoon SundayVenue: CPIT Whareora building, Barbadoes Street, central city
News: February 2015
Do you love to ride? Share the love. Love to Ride is a new online platform that makes it fun and easy to encourage your friends and colleagues to ride. From 6 to 31 March, Love to Ride is running a new team-based challenge where people form teams, encourage people to ride and win great prizes.Love to Ride is an ideal follow-on from February's Bike Wise Month.Please see below for a little more about Love to Ride. You can also check out the Love to Ride NZ website.We want to let as many people know about the Challenge as we can. Could you please help us get more people riding bikes in your area and send the below email out to your contacts, colleagues and friends that may be interested in finding out about this new cycling initiative?I've joined Love to Ride. My goal is to get the new guy in the next office on a bike.Many thanks,...
Wellington bike partyUpdate: a record 1400 people were at Wellington's Go By Bike Day. Great weather and booming popularity were the reasons.Life is better by bike, is the message at this year's annual bike party on Go By Bike Day, 11 February."Biking is booming in Wellington," says Cycle Aware Wellington chairman James Burgess. "Since 2006 the number of people commuting by bikes has doubled. New figures from WCC show that for the first time in decades bikes are 10 percent of traffic in some suburbs."He says people are rediscovering the simplicity and convenience of getting around by bike."Our city council is catching up with public demand for decent cycling lanes, with a new cycling masterplan and pledges of support from all Councillors.""With the government investing another $100 million in cycling, there has never been a better time to build cycleways."He...