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Bike lanes and businesses: When the numbers do the talking

If we had a dollar for every time we’ve been told that removing traffic lanes and car parking to make way for cycle lanes will kill local businesses, we could […]

Bike Advocacy Vancouver-style: HUB Cycling

A common factor in just about every transition to a bike-friendly city is advocacy. In Vancouver’s case, that advocacy comes largely in the form of HUB Cycling, a charitable non-profit […]

Sep 03, 2018
Riding to the future: Vancouver on two wheels

A WhatsApp message from my friend Brendan: “I’ve moved into my new apartment in Vancouver. Come for a visit, bring your bike.” Why, yes. Vancouver had long been on the […]

London’s FreeCycle – the key to the city on wheels

Linda Wong and family stumbled across London’s iconic FreeCycle bike festival while on holiday earlier this year. With the Auckland summer approaching, it’s time to wonder once again why Auckland hasn’t […]

A bird in a flock – visions from Velo-City

Richard Barter, our community liaison hero, was lucky enough to travel to the 2017 Velo-City conference – the annual global summit on cycling, which alternates between Europe and the rest of the world. (His […]

Jul 12, 2017
A bikeable city state? Singapore gears up

Longtime Bike Auckland supporter Richard Ashurst has been keeping an eye on changes in Singapore’s bike culture over the last few years, and shares his observations with us… Every few […]

Jun 14, 2017
Bike-friendly tech & tech-friendly bikes: a letter from Silicon Valley

Alison Paulin is an Aucklander and long-time member of Bike Auckland/ Cycle Action Auckland. She shares her experience over the last few years promoting two-wheeled transport technology in the heart of […]

Apr 24, 2017
Vive la cycling révolution! A Kiwi in Paris

Roger Dungan is a Kiwi living and working in Paris, who writes about his experiences cycling on the roads of France at his blog Thousandth Fastest. We’re delighted to share his most […]

Mar 17, 2017
Heading in the right direction? Experts put Auckland in context

Lukas Adam has recently finished a spatial planning degree at Oxford Brookes University in the UK, and is moving back to Auckland to put theory into practice. As he discovered in his dissertation research, […]

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