Local Revolutionaries: Warren and his RapidRead more
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.
A SOMA Smoothie, a Buena Vista and a 2 day tourRead more
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.
Christmas at ABCRead more
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.
Hub motors and mid-drive motors on electric bicycles – What’s that all about?Read more
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
Generation Zero: An interview with Francesca & RosaleeRead more
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.
CCC Long Term Plan: Have Your SayRead more
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.
Soma Fabrications & Action Bicycle ClubRead more
Ready to give everyday riding a go? Committed to buy a great bike that fits right, will go the distance and endure the years but not quite willing to spend on a full custom? We’re proud to build you a SOMA bike thats one for the ages.
HJUL Outerwear : An interview with Toni PavicRead more
We sit down with the founder and designer for HJUL Outerwear Toni Pavic, to get his thoughts about cycling, fashion and his inspiration for the brand.
Low Geared CoffeeRead more
Every Saturday for the month of November from 9am to 1pm. Join Catarina Gutierrez & The Sailor’s Son for slow, hand poured coffee at the Action Bicycle Club.
Trial An Ebike free for 2 weeksRead more
Action Bicycle Club presents: TRIAL AN EBIKE, a Christchurch City Council’s transport innovation funds project. By loaning you an ebike free for 2 weeks, this project’s goal is to help you discover how an ebike could be a mode of transport that’s right for you, without having you commit to buying one at the onset.