Explore cycling resources at your library as well as events and important information for cyclists using Canterbury roads.
Aotearoa Bike Challenge is a competitive bike riding challenge held each February with achievement levels and prizes up for grabs.
A variety of cycling events are held in and around Christchurch each year, including Le Race.
Biketober is a programme of cycling events in Christchurch during October. There are various cycle skills classes, a self-guided cyclling Biketober passport and other events, activities and competitions.
Cycling in Christchurch
Cycling clubs and organisations
Contact information for clubs and organisations in Christchurch and surrounding areas. From CINCH.
Christchurch City Council information on cycling in the city:
Other cycling groups and initiatives in Christchurch include:
- Cycling in Christchurch
- RAD (Recycle A Dunger) bikes
- Frocks on bikes
- Locky Docks (free bicycle lock stations that can be locked using a Metrocard)
Westburn Reserve and Knights Stream bike parks have a set of pathways laid out as a street network, complete with intersections and street signs where kids can practice their cycling road skills safely.
Cycle Safe is a cycle skills education programme for schools. Students learn the benefits of cycling and how to ride with confidence and be road-wise.
Gap Filler Detour Pump Track features a series of asphalt bumps and colourful lines that give kids lots of options for biking, scootering or skateboarding.
Find library titles on Cycling for children
Browse a selection of cycling photos from Canterbury Stories.
The New Zealand Wheelman
Digitised copies of The New Zealand Wheelman, a cycling magazine, published from 1892 to 1902, in Christchurch.