Kids Learn 2 Ride – Avondale

Kids Learn 2 Ride - AvondaleLooking to get your kids riding a bike and can’t wait until summer? Well, come along to our Winter Kids Learn to Ride session for some tips and tricks to get them riding independently. Learning to ride a two-wheeler is one of those big childhood milestones, and being part of that experience as a parent is a thrill. If you’re wondering how to get started, or experiencing a few bumps along the way, then check out the free #Learn2Ride sessions. AT’s team of qualified instructors works alongside parents to get kids riding. Whether your child is starting on a balance bike or making the transition to pedals, the team is …

Learn to ride at the Cloud – adult drop-in bike lessons

Learn to ride at the Cloud - adult drop-in bike lessonsDo you live or work in the CBD? Keen to master the art of riding a bike – or learn basic bike maintenance skills? Mix the joy of learning with the whimsical lights and architecture of the Cloud, and you’ve got some winter rain-proof evening fun! Auckland Transport is adding a drop-in component to their monthly Beginner Bike & Bike Maintenance sessions at the Cloud on Queens Wharf. If you are new to riding, just haven’t been on a bike for a while, or are getting back into it but need a bit of a confidence boost, then come on by. Drop in, learn some new skills, and enjoy pedalling around the Cloud.  Bikes …
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Learn2Ride in Grey Lynn, Sundays in March

Learn2Ride in Grey Lynn, Sundays in MarchIf you’ve got a kid who’s just getting the hang of two wheels, whether a balance bike or one with pedals, Bubs on Bikes is here to help with free Learn2Ride sessions for families. This month, the sessions will run on three Sundays in a row, in Grey Lynn Park near the Toddler Pool. No need to register – just show up and BYO kid and bike (there will also be some bikes to borrow). Qualified instructors will be there to advise, check bikes, and give helpful and encouraging tips. The sessions are generally aimed at kids from 1-5, but any kids who need a bit of a learning boost are of …
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Back to Bike School – bike classes & workshops for beginners

Back to Bike School - bike classes & workshops for beginnersThe beginning of the year is a great time to get started – or restarted – on riding a bike. The weather’s great, and  February is Bike Month, so there are plenty of opportunities and lots of back-up. For starters and for motivation, you can join the Auckland Bike Challenge at any point during the month. This year it’s all about sharing the fun of biking – you “win” by taking the most workmates for a ride. And any ride counts; you don’t have to be an epic commuter or sporty spice; you can just bike to the shop or train station or a friend’s place. Any excuse for a quick jaunt… easy as, and a great …
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Little kids on wheels: playground bike tracks and beyond

Little kids on wheels: playground bike tracks and beyondWelcome, folks! Looking for a fresher version of this list of places to ride with kids? It’s over here… (updated July 2017). But wait! While you’re here: would you believe this is our most popular blog post Of. All. Time? That’s right. Where to ride with kids is bigger than Skypath, more popular than Tamaki Drive, more sought after than even ‘how to get to the pink Lightpath’. This tells us that your greatest wish is that your kids can experience the joy of riding a bike. We love knowing this! It boosts our energy as the non-profit working for a more bike-friendly city for all Aucklanders. We want a future in which everyone who wants to ride a bike in Auckland, can – …
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