Counties Cycle Classic

Counties Cycle ClassicThe Counties Cycle Classic returns this year on October 13, at Pukekohe Park Raceway. Once again, we’ll be using the world famous V8 track to start and finish the races. For more information and to register to ride, visit: http://countiescycleclassic.co.nz/ The Counties Cycle Classic caters for all levels: serious riders can take on the 92km challenge, there’s a 52km course for those looking for a bit of a challenge, and the shorter 42km course for casual riders. As well as the traditional rides, the Classic has a special e-bike section where riders are challenged to get as close as they can to a pre-set time; and rides for children around …

Biketober is back for 2019!

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 it’s back for 2019! What’s Biketober? Every October, we invite Aucklanders to dream up fun activities on wheels, all across the city, all month long. Festivity is the aim of the game. If it’s fun and it’s on wheels, it goes on the calendar. We want to highlight the way bikes enliven, empower, and enlighten our communities. Mostly, we just want you to have a blast on bikes! How does Biketober work? Biketober events are self-run, leaving unlimited capacity for …
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Out and about with the Burbs in Biketober – a photo story

Out and about with the Burbs in Biketober - a photo storyOne 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 highlight a few fabulous examples to show how Auckland’s communities are getting energised around bikes. Check out the full calendar of Biketober events here. Bike Onehunga created two fun weekend rides exploring hidden features of their part of town. First came Paula’s history ride: people came from as far afield as Whangaparaoa to tour the township’s historic buildings and locations – including the spectacular Carnegie Library (now a cafe) and the impressive blockhouse in Jellicoe Park. The following weekend, Mike led an adventure …
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Here comes Biketober!

Here comes Biketober!Longer days, warmer weather, holidays galore – October is the perfect time to break out your bikes. And BIKETOBER gives you the perfect excuse… dozens of ’em, in fact! Brought to you by Bike Auckland, BIKETOBER is an annual celebration of community on wheels.  We’ve put the call out for bike fun all over Auckland in October, and gathered it into one handy calendar. The result: a bunch of great reasons to get your bike out and go for it, all month long!  Local rides & tours• fix-it days • bike ballet • have-a-go events • free coffee stops • beers on bikes • learn to ride • bike breakfast • more! There’s something for everyone. …
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Biketober is coming!

Biketober is coming!A month of warmer weather and longer days… featuring two weeks of school holidays and the three-day Labour Weekend that kicks off the roll into summer… the sweet, sweet scent of spring in the air… hmmm… that sounds like BIKETOBER! What’s Biketober? This October, we’re inviting Aucklanders to dream up fun activities on wheels, all across the city, all month long.  Festivity is the aim of the game. We’re keen to highlight the way bikes enliven, empower, and enlighten our communities. Mostly, we just want you to have fun on bikes.  How does Biketober work? Biketober Auckland events are self-run, leaving unlimited capacity for local input and maximum creativity! Rides, …
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