Author archive for Ken

  • Oct022019

    Exploring Waipara Vineyards on Electric Bike

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    North Canterbury is an internationally renowned destination for wine and food. The region is home to 90 + vineyards, many grouped together in the Waipara Valley, which also boasts it’s own cycle trail. We took our ebikes up to Waipara for a day trip to check out what the region has to offer.

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  • Sep302019

    Local Revolutionaries: Alice and Jeremy

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    Bellbird Baked Goods in Christchurch is an artisanal bakery that labours for the best naturally leavened bread and the most exquisite viennoiserie this side of the world (or any side for that matter). We sit with owners Alice and Jeremy to talk a bit about bread and bikes.

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  • Aug312019

    Coffee Outside Christchurch

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    Christchurch is your city too! Its public spaces and its cycle facilities are yours to use. Places that you just won’t stop by with your car but would very much enjoy biking to. Make friends with active locals who care very much for this city and spend a relaxing morning connecting with people.

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  • Jun242019

    Winter Biking Essentials

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    We know biking is that much trickier during winter, so bundle up with the best gear we have in store and you’ll get home safe, happy and even toasty!

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  • May072019

    Local Revolutionaries: Warren and his Rapid

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    We’ve been fans of Formaggio’s ‘Fungi pizza’ for quite some time, so we were delighted when Warren the owner of well-loved restaurants Formaggios and Tutto Bene became a client of ours. Beyond our shared love for pizza, we’re very inspired by Warren’s passion to contribute to a better world. It’s a heartfelt story worth sharing and we hope you will enjoy and be motivated by it.

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  • Jan232019

    A SOMA Smoothie, a Buena Vista and a 2 day tour

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    As everyday riders, our goal was to build new bikes that would meet the requirements of our daily commute while allowing us to take the same bike on adventures across the country. Our commuting requirements were bikes with relaxed geometries for when we saunter past the shops and through the parks. Mounts to take a front or rear carrier for transporting everyday goods and fenders for the wet. For our adventures, we needed bikes that would ride well with additional load and felt stable yet responsive with enough gears to handle more challenging or hilly terrain.

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  • Dec062018

    Christmas at ABC

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    The holiday season presents an opportunity to spend a relaxing time with loved ones while enjoying the Summer outdoors. With the beautiful and thoughtful range of bike products available at Action Bicycle Club, it’s easy to choose a gift to make riding a bike extra special for that someone.

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  • Aug102018

    Hub motors and mid-drive motors on electric bicycles – What’s that all about?

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    One of the most common questions that prospective buyers of electric bicycles have, is whether to ‘go mid-drive or hub drive’. Even people who don’t think to ask such a question are often bombarded by friends, sales people, manufacturers etc about which is better. What is it that they’re all on about and why is it even a thing? Maurice from EBike Team in Auckland, our eZee Bike distributor gives you the run down. Originally posted on ebiketeam.co.nz

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  • Apr112018

    Generation Zero: An interview with Francesca & Rosalee

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    Generation Zero is a nationwide, youth-led climate advocacy group who want to see our country on track to a carbon-neutrality by 2050! Since April last year, Rosalee Jenkin and Francesca Bradley have been knee-deep in Generation Zero’s national campaign for a climate change law. Then, in December last year our new Government laid out its plan to develop and pass the Zero Carbon Act into law. On top of all this both Rosalee and Francesca are passionate cyclists. We got the inside story on life in the saddle.

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  • Apr052018

    CCC Long Term Plan: Have Your Say

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    The Christchurch City Council Long Term Plan is open for Submissions until 13 April 2018. The Long Term Plan has delayed the completion of the Major Cycleways Project until the middle of 2028. Why wait for these benefits? Tell the Council you would like the Cycleways delivered sooner by submitting on the LTP.

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