Category Archives: Bikes

Auckland Transport Have Ignored The Best Advice on Cycleways

Believe it or not, in mid-2014 Auckland was visited by one of the world’s foremost experts on converting streets to cycle lanes and public spaces. She did this successfully in one of the world’s densest cities and set out her … Continue reading

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Bikelash, meet facts

As riding a bike has become something of a political act and increased funding for cycleways has become a mainstream government position, acclaim for better cycling options has been met in more than equal measure by vitriol. It has been referred … Continue reading

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Achievement Unlocked: Internationally-Cited as an Example of Cycle Chic

Taken on the Grafton Gully Cycleway on 2 November. Riding my Gazelle ‘Toer Populair’ in the Generation Zero-organised ride, ‘Blending with the Bruntletts’. This is a tweet from Chris Bruntlett of Vancouver-based consultancy, Modacity.

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Opening of the Grafton Cycleway

It was an uncomplicated pleasure to attend the opening of the Grafton Cycleway on the morning of 6 September. I have been watching the construction of the cycleway along the edge of the Grafton Gully with great anticipation. The word … Continue reading

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Brompton Folding Bike

I have just taken delivery of a second-hand Brompton from a Trade-me seller who very kindly brought it to Auckland from Wellington. This is the fourth bike that I currently own. I have a Trek aluminium alloy and carbon road bike, an … Continue reading

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