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  • Aug202021

    Velo Orange: An interview with Igor

    Want a juicy read? We catch up with Igor from one of our brand partners, Velo Orange🍊to get the scoop on what they do and how they’re doing.  

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jan212020

    Cycle Touring: Ocean to Alps – a 5 Day Self Sufficient Ride

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    Together with our friends, Alice and Jeremy we organised to spend our Christmas holiday completing the Alps to Ocean in reverse. Predominately as we had heard the views were better and it would be slightly more challenging going uphill. The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is New Zealand in all its colour and beauty – from our highest mountains, past great lakes and rivers, and down to the ocean. Suitable for all ages, the 9 section bike trail is an easy to intermediate grade, linking the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean.

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  • Jan202020

    Cycle Touring: Otago Rail Trail as Credit Card Tourists

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    Discover old historic gold-mining villages, country pubs, rugged scenery and some of the most dramatic landscapes New Zealand has to offer. The Otago Rail Trail is NZ’s first rail-trail and today is well set up with all the amenities you need. Graded for beginners one is able to complete the trail at your own pace over 1,2, or even 5 days.

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  • 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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