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Decorate thy bike parking with yarn – a ‘How-to’ guide from Yarn for Pride

Every year, in celebration of Pride Month (February) and the growing local cycle facilities, Rainbow Riders Tāmaki Makaurau create ‘Yarn for Pride’, decorating the cycle parking along Karangahape road with colourful and funky knitted or crocheted scarves. Not only does it bring a smile to passers-by, but it’s also easy for beginner knitters and crocheters to get involved.

Want to do something similar or get involved? Read on for some tips.

Let the cities smell of perfume instead of the smell of exhaust

Last Sunday in an early celebration of car free day (coming up this Friday 22 September), the Auckland Fancy Women Bike Ride took to the city streets of Tāmaki Makaurau […]

Aucklanders, reclaim our streets!

In this blog, we explore what World Parking Day is and how Aucklanders can get involved.  UPDATE 2023: This year’s Park(ing) Day is Friday the 15th, though activations may carry […]

Sep 10, 2022
Biketober is back for 2019!

Warmer weather and daylight saving… two weeks of school holidays and a three-day Labour Weekend… the sweet, sweet scent of spring in the air… hmmm… that sounds like BIKETOBER! And […]

Sep 11, 2019
Party on: Lightpath Festival rides out the weather

‘We won’t melt’ was the catch cry at the second annual Lightpath Festival. While wind and rain warnings were lifted, the weather gods decided to bless Auckland’s official first day […]

Dec 04, 2018
The Bike Party of the Year is coming at you…

Love your bike? Love to party? We’ve got the event for you: Lightpath Festival 2018. This year’s edition of the festival, our annual celebration of Te Ara I Whiti, kicks […]

Nov 08, 2018
Where Two Passions Meet: Bike Brew

Bikes and social drinking are good friends. Example: the group rides in American cities that terminate at a craft brew-pub. Or the Bavarian beer brewed for die Radler, or cyclists. […]

Nov 03, 2018
Rolling and Raving, Auckland-style

When were you last greeted by cheers, waves and friendly toots from car drivers when out on your bike? For 507 happy souls, that was last Friday evening, at the […]

Oct 30, 2018
Bikes & Beers: The Perfect Way to Wind Down Your Day

Bike Breakfasts are an increasingly popular way for Auckland bicycle peeps to kick off the day. Now there’s an option for winding down the day in just the right way: […]

Oct 11, 2018

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