The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film NightPrepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you. Our 2019 collection showcases everything a cycling-centric audience could want: action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is going to be unashamedly, unequivocally, and utterly bike-alicious! Our treasure chest of stories includes… a spectacle of winter with the icy playground providing a visual journey as never seen before by bike; a fixie rider who commits a crime of passion; five friends with disabilities attempting a world-first human-powered ride from Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre 2150km to Mount Kosciuszko in Australia (what could possibly go wrong?); …

Bikes on Board – Trial on Waiheke Bus Company Vehicles

The Waiheke Bus Company has become the first public service bus operator in Auckland to offer bike racks on its buses as a trial and as part of its initiative to help promote cycling as a mode of transport. Waiheke ferry customers can already take their bikes for free on the ferries and now this is extended to the service buses as well. Bike racks have been installed on three separate buses, each capable of carrying 3 bikes each. The racks have been imported from the USA where they have been successfully deployed on public services buses. The aim is to improve the options for cyclists and many commuters who …
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Spoke’ N Word – A storytelling and biking adventure

Imagine this! A world of story on two wheels traveling from Waiheke to Wellington to collect stories all about cycling. Performance storyteller and children’s author, Tanya Batt is marrying her two loves – riding a bike and telling stories to create a pedal powered storytelling adventure that stretches from Waiheke Island to Wellington. The project has three main aims: 1. To encourage cycling amongst children 2. To collect and create a book of stories all about cycling for children 3. To raise the awareness and funds for the Once Upon An Island Charitable Trust. The project kicks of February to coincide with National Bike Wise Month. With help from people like Jonathan …
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