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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Bike the Night Matariki #2 – Light up the town with Teau & co

Bike the Night Matariki #2 - Light up the town with Teau & coIf you caught local superhero Teau Aiturau at the bike-themed PechaKucha this week, you’ll know he never sits still. After the success of the first Bike the Night Matariki ride, he’s got another one planned for the last Friday of the school holidays. So light up your bike, Bike Rave style, and come and join the …
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Rock on with your Frock on – a weekend ride report

Rock on with your Frock on - a weekend ride reportA beautiful weekend for a ride: the intrepid Carol Green reports on yesterday’s Westie Frock Ride, featuring frocks on bikes, and bikes on trains, and chats on wheels, and a whole lot of quaxing. Maybe it’ll inspire you to take a ride of your own out that way?  Despite being a ‘member’ of Frocks on Bikes …
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Go West, Young Women – An Explore Ride for Frocks & Friends

Go West, Young Women - An Explore Ride for Frocks & FriendsThis just in from the fabulous Frocks on Bikes Auckland, who can be found on Facebook and here… Brompton cyclist Christine Sabin of West Auckland has trialled this easy grade cycle loop for us which explores some of the twin stream gems of the west.  The full loop is about 2.5 hours (1-1.5 total riding) and includes the following hot-spots …
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Be a Part of It! 10 Things To Love about New York’s 5 Boro Bike Tour

Be a Part of It! 10 Things To Love about New York’s 5 Boro Bike TourOn the first Sunday in May, our NYC correspondent Gemma Gracewood went for a springtime bike ride through the city… with 32,000 other people. Here’s her report, with fantastic photos. New York, New York: a city of islands, bridges, tunnels and five boroughs. What’s not to bike? The motorways, of course. But actually, for 38 years in …
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Easter’s coming – more reasons to go biking Waiheke!

Easter's coming - more reasons to go biking Waiheke!Grab the kids or a gang of mates for a day cycling around the island at Easter. The weather is holding up, so pack your togs and get on that ferry. Here’s 3 new reasons to take to the seas for Waiheke – • Fullers announced to Cycle Action yesterday that the bike racks on …
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Keep Summer Rolling Along – Frocks on Bikes Ride, Sunday March 22

Keep Summer Rolling Along - Frocks on Bikes Ride, Sunday March 22Hey, gals! Keep summer rolling with a Frocks on Bikes ride this Sunday, March 22nd — a group cruise from Devonport all the way up to Milford for a ladies’ lunch at Little King Café. There’s a summery prize for the most seaside outfit! And BYO togs for optional swim. Here’s the plan: catch the 11 a.m. ferry …
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Lights, Action! Auckland’s first Bike Rave a raving success

Lights, Action! Auckland's first Bike Rave a raving successLast Friday evening, Mission Bay Reserve lit up with hundreds of LEDs, glow sticks, strobe lights and even disco balls for the start of the first official Auckland Bike Rave. Co-organiser Lennart Nout reports: Bike Raves are a Vancouver invention that’s flying round the world. The spark of inspiration for our version was supplied by Vancouverites Melissa and Chris Bruntlett during …
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Rave on – tonight’s the night!

Rave on - tonight's the night!A quick reminder about tonight’s inaugural Bike Rave — a magical musical tour all the way to Wynyard Quarter with a final flourish along the shiny new Westhaven boardwalk. With over 200 people signed up already, it promises to be absolutely brilliant. So: light up your bike, put your dancing pants on, and meet at the Mission Bay Reserve by 9pm, …
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