Cycling in Christchurch

Community Organisation

Cycling in Christchurch
c/ 37 Ramahana Rd
Huntsbury
Chch
14 days ago

Biketober 2019 is here!

Glen Koorey from Cycling in Christchurch

It's back! For the third year running, Biketober Christchurch brings you 31 days of biking activities for a wide range of interests and abilities right around the city for the month of October. There are over 50 activities happening during Biketober, including rides, cycle skills, kids … View moreIt's back! For the third year running, Biketober Christchurch brings you 31 days of biking activities for a wide range of interests and abilities right around the city for the month of October. There are over 50 activities happening during Biketober, including rides, cycle skills, kids events, workshops, movies, and just good excuses for socialising with bike-minded folks!

Don’t forget too to sign up for the Biketober Passport and be in to win some great prizes ($8000 worth!); ride to over 40 different businesses and events around Christchurch, collect a special code for your Passport, and then come along to the grand Prize-Giving – the more places visited, the better!

Check out the Biketober calendar for details of each event - see biketoberchch.nz...

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373 days ago

The NZ BIKE EXPO is coming this weekend!

Glen Koorey from Cycling in Christchurch

The feature event of Biketober Chch this coming week has to be the 2nd NZ Bike Expo, being held at Wigram Airforce Museum next Sat 13th and Sun 14th Oct. Are you looking for a new bike or some biking gear? Perhaps you want to find out about the new cycleways or cycle touring or e-bikes? With a huge… View moreThe feature event of Biketober Chch this coming week has to be the 2nd NZ Bike Expo, being held at Wigram Airforce Museum next Sat 13th and Sun 14th Oct. Are you looking for a new bike or some biking gear? Perhaps you want to find out about the new cycleways or cycle touring or e-bikes? With a huge array of exhibitors, demonstrations and other fun activities, there is literally something for every kind of biking fan (or would-be fan).

Open from 10am to 5pm each day, just $10 for adults. Check out the website for more details - nzbikeexpo.nz.... There are even guided bike rides to the Expo from town on both days if you want to avoid the hassle of finding a carpark.

(don't forget about all the other Biketober activities happening throughout the month! See biketober.nz... for details)

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379 days ago

Biketober Chch Week 1: Pedal into Spring!

Glen Koorey from Cycling in Christchurch

Week 1 of Biketober 2018 is underway and already we've seen over a dozen different events! The first weekend cranks it up with "Pedal into Spring" on Saturday afternoon (6th) - come along to Rauora Park from 12.30pm, bring a friend or family and then choose how you want to explore … View moreWeek 1 of Biketober 2018 is underway and already we've seen over a dozen different events! The first weekend cranks it up with "Pedal into Spring" on Saturday afternoon (6th) - come along to Rauora Park from 12.30pm, bring a friend or family and then choose how you want to explore town by bike. Visit the shops? Hunt down the street art? Something for the kids? There's a dozen different rides to choose from!

And if that's not enough, this weekend also sees a Build-a-bike-trailer workshop, Heathcote Express cycleway ride, social MTB rides, Meet in the Middle along the Avon-Otakaro, Women's Suffrage Ride, and much more! Don't forget too to pick a Biketober Passport and visit some of the 40 businesses for discounts and prizes. Visit the Biketober website (www.biketober.nz...) or Facebook page (www.fb.com...) for the full programme and more information.

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385 days ago

Biketober 2018 is here!

Glen Koorey from Cycling in Christchurch

The month of October is imminent and that means... Biketober is back! Yes, the award-winning festival of biking is back for the entire month right across Christchurch.

Last year, we enjoyed over 60 different events happening throughout the month; this year, the calendar is chocka with at least … View more
The month of October is imminent and that means... Biketober is back! Yes, the award-winning festival of biking is back for the entire month right across Christchurch.

Last year, we enjoyed over 60 different events happening throughout the month; this year, the calendar is chocka with at least 80 activities to choose from! Guided rides, NZ Bike Expo, beginner MTB sessions, bike repair workshops, kids skills fun days, social events - the list is endless...

The Biketober Passport is also back again, with 40 different businesses around the city awaiting your custom and the chance to win prizes.

More details on all this: cyclingchristchurch.co.nz...

394 days ago

Biketober Christchurch 2018 is nearly here!

Glen Koorey from Cycling in Christchurch

It's now less than two weeks before Biketober returns to Christchurch, with a month-long festival of rides, community/social events, maintenance workshops, a bike expo weekend, and much more. Last year more than 60 events crammed the calendar and 2018 promises to be just as tantalising!


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It's now less than two weeks before Biketober returns to Christchurch, with a month-long festival of rides, community/social events, maintenance workshops, a bike expo weekend, and much more. Last year more than 60 events crammed the calendar and 2018 promises to be just as tantalising!


Check out the Biketober website (www.biketober.nz...) for the full programme of activities. This includes the "Pedal into Spring" extravaganza of 12 central city rides to choose from on Oct 6th, and the return of the NZ Bike Expo on Oct 13-14th. Pick up a Biketober Passport and bike to 40 different retail destinations for discounts, special deals and the chance to win great prizes at the end of the month.


Whether you're a regular commuter, hard-core MTBer/roadie, recreational rider with the family, or maybe just thinking about getting into biking, Biketober has something for everyone! So check out the programme and mark a few things on your calendar...

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