Ride the jewels with the Spokes Ladies

Ride the jewels with the Spokes LadiesIt’s the beginning of the month again, which means it’s time for a Wednesday night ride with the Spokes Ladies, this time with a special sparkling theme and a pink-carpet bike shop party to cap off the evening… Wednesday 2nd November 2016 – RIDE THE JEWELS 6pm Meet at entrance to St Kevins Arcade (191 …
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Warm up with a westie winter bicycle adventure

Warm up with a westie winter bicycle adventureThe best way to celebrate new shared path connections is to go for a ride! And winter can be the nicest time to do it. On a beautiful crisp sunny Saturday in July, me and a couple of gal pals decided to make the most of it and head for a bit of an explore on some newly …
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February is Bike Month – join the Auckland Bike Challenge!

February is Bike Month – join the Auckland Bike Challenge!Every February, National Bike to Work Day rolls around (this year, that day is Wednesday 10 February). You know – the one day in Feb when the weather inevitably refuses to play along, which makes us all the more grateful for the welcome tent with the free coffee and muffins. We can be heroes, just for one day! But wait! …
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Details of the ‘Sunday Best’ Ride – a splendid spring sortie!

Details of the 'Sunday Best' Ride - a splendid spring sortie!I say, Auckland: mark your diaries for Sunday October 4th, and join a variety of vivacious velocipede enthusiasts on the inaugural Sunday Best Ride. In the spirit of the great London Tweed Run and under the auspices of the Auckland Heritage Festival, this all-ages event harks back to the golden age of cycling. The route is a …
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The Waiheke Winter Warm-up – an island adventure, close to home

The Waiheke Winter Warm-up - an island adventure, close to homeOn a sunny Saturday, the Ladygang & Frocks on Bikes took a bunch of new gals for a gallivant around Waiheke. Jessica Rose reports: Jess and Sophie’s ‘Waiheke Winter Warm-up’ ride was a fantastic success this weekend, despite threats to the contrary from Auckland weather all week. The day dawned sunny, but with light showers… which did prompt …
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Great new options for Bike the Bridge 2015 – let’s do it!

Great new options for Bike the Bridge 2015 - let's do it!Exciting news from Bike the Bridge and Auckland Transport about this year’s event: it’s been made even friendlier for every kind of rider, with options aplenty for all. Take part at your own pace, at your own level, and enjoy the thrill of sailing high over our beautiful harbour under your own power… for a …
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A Waiheke wine tour, for the gals – Saturday 8 August

A Waiheke wine tour, for the gals - Saturday 8 AugustHere’s one for the ladies, especially those who are new to the idea of bike touring and are looking for something friendly, not too hard, and a little glamorous… A jaunt around our favourite bikeable island, brought to you by the LadyGang and Frocks on Bikes. You can BYO bike on the ferry, or pick up one …
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