Bicycle clubs like the Auckland Amateur Athletics and Cycle Club hosted group rides that drew hundreds of participants. They also campaigned vigorously for sealed roads and improved streets: ‘WE WANT GOOD ROADS’ says the banner at this November 1900 gathering. (Image: Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections.)

A photograph of some of the ladies and gents of the Auckland Amateur Athletics and Cycle Club, from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News, 9 November 1900. (Auckland Libraries Heritage Collection
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