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A petition for safety in Albany makes its way to AT – what next?

After two deaths on Oteha Valley Road earlier this year, members of neighbourhood bike burb Bike Albany started a petition for urgent safety improvements. The petition drew a powerful chorus […]

Dec 11, 2018
QUICK SUBMIT before 14 December – Grey Lynn needs YOU!

If you do ONE thing this month for a bike-friendly city, make it this: support the Waitemata Safe Routes before Friday 14 December. It takes less than 5 minutes, is […]

A T-shirt and a blast from the past: the Auckland Bicycle Association

Out of the blue came a photo, and a request. Theo Brandt had discovered a snap from the early 1980s of himself wearing a bike advocacy T-shirt. Theo’s question: if he […]

Dec 07, 2018
All aboard the bike train, thanks to parents and teachers in Pt Chev!

Around the world, a bike bus (or ‘cycle train’) is an increasingly common phenomenon. As seen in Ireland and Italy, it’s basically a ‘walking school bus’ on wheels: a way for young children […]

Nov 13, 2018
It’s all go at the Bike Kaipatiki Pop-Up Hub!

As if overnight, a bike hub has popped up in the Northcote town centre. Where did it spring from? Well, back in July, Panuku and the Northcote Business Association had […]

Oct 17, 2018
Out and about with the Burbs in Biketober – a photo story

One of the particular delights of Biketober – the community-created festival of springtime bike fun! – is seeing our Bike Burbs run events in their neighbourhoods and beyond. Below, we […]

Oct 15, 2018
How the Dutch do it – a Q & A with the Bruntletts

Canadian couple Melissa and Chris Bruntlett have carved out a unique position in the conversation around bikes and cities, with their family-friendly focus, clear language, and a clever eye for a […]

Oct 13, 2018
Hey, far Westies – join Bike Kumeunity!

We featured the wonderfully-named Bike Kumeunity when they first popped up – one of our most far flung Bike Burbs (and also one of our most creative, thanks to a membership […]

Oct 05, 2018
How one woman is turning Kiwis on to Euro-style cycling

The $67 billion global cycling industry has ubiquitous brands such as Taiwan’s Giant, which employs 11,000 people and has annual revenues circa $2.6 billion. But it also has plenty of […]

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