Author archive for Ken

  • Jun132022

    ABC Guide to Fenders

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    Fenders are being accredited as an ‘accessory’ to cycling like clothing is an accessory to getting around. Rainwater from above can be easily taken care of by appropriate weather gear, but wet grime and splash from the ground will require intensive clean-up. So if you prefer not to mar your sharp fashion style or increase your maintenance, a nice pair of fenders is what you need.

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  • Aug112021

    New reads : Bicycle Quarterly Press

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    After 2 decades of their quarterly magazine publications of bike reviews, technical write-ups and numerous features spanning the length and breath of the cycling universe later, Jan Heine distills years of thought surrounding long distance advertures by bike into a remarkbly concise and relatable 250 page book

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  • Jan252021

    Our Latest Custom Build!

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    The Soma Wolverine is the frame for do-it-all on and off-road touring as well as adventure and gravel riding making it the perfect frame option to tackle the terrain of New Zealand.

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  • Mar032021

    Bicycle Maintenance for Beginners.

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    Taking care of your bike is important. Here are our favourite easy bicycle maintenance tips for beginners!

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  • Feb042021

    Molesworth Bike Ride – The Search for Terra Incognita in 2020

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    Discovering the Molesworth Muster Trail by bike is a completely different level of experiencing the road less traveled. While you are somewhat at the mercy of the weather, being exposed in turn provides a more interconnected experience both with the environment and a closer shared experience of the early New Zealand settlers, traversing this glorious landscape of the wild and the biggest uninterrupted stretch of farming land in New Zealand.

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  • Nov202020

    5 of the Best Cycling Trails in Christchurch

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    Our top picks for 5 of the best cycling trails in Christchurch. Make the most of your weekends and get out exploring Little River, McLeans Island, Tai Tapu, and more. Suitable for all kinds of riders, bikes, and fitness levels.

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  • Nov022020

    Introduction to Bike Packing / Touring Event (Christchurch to Waikuku Beach)

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    As part of a series of events organised for Biketober, we decided that starting a Christchurch biking community around bike-packing would be a promising idea; most of us should be content staying in NZ knowing we could discover our backyards in new and adventurous ways. Bike-packing is just that, it allows us to discover the backcountry roads and trails while appreciating the simple (if rugged) enjoyment of staying in the great outdoors.

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  • Jul152020

    Local Revolutionaries: Cycle Advocate Robert

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    Robert, the Spokes Canterbury’s Treasurer is a long time advocate for cycling and has been the key organiser of the very popular Biketober event in Christchurch. We’ve caught up with him to share with you some of his thoughts about all things cycle.

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  • Apr202020
    Wheel sets made at Action Bicycle Club

    Wheel Builds

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    Bespoke wheel builds from Action Bicycle Club is one of the best upgrade you can make for your bike. Truing and repairs also available.

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  • Mar242020

    Covid-19 – Action Bicycle Club response

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    During Covid-19 Action Bicycle Club will have strict protocols for operation to ensure we all stay safe. Read our operations procedure here.

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