Welcome to Bike Wise!

Bike Wise is New Zealand’s national programme of activities which promote cycling as a fun, healthy and safe way to travel.

Thanks New Zealand for all your support throughout February - Bike Wise Month!  While Bike Wise Month is officially over there are still plenty of exciting events happening nationwide. Bike Wise encourages and supports events and cycling all year round! Register your event here.

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Be Bright on your bike this winter!

At dusk and dawn, in rain and low light, make sure you’re high vis and have lights on your bike! 

First piloted in 2012, Be Bright is a key Bike Wise initiative designed to improve cyclists' safety especially during times of low-light and low-visibility conditions. Bike Wise and the NZ Police promote the use of front and rear lights and high-visibility clothing in order to reduce risks to cyclists during low-light periods at dawn and dusk and in poor weather. 

 

What's happening?

1 Jun

Queens Birthday Fun Bike Race

Blake Road, Mangere East, Auckland 2024, New Zealand
14 Jun

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
19 Jul

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
2 Aug

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
9 Aug

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
16 Aug

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
23 Aug

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
30 Aug

Sunday Recreational Ride

61 Queen Street, Blenheim, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Family riding the Rimutaka Rail Trail

Top cycle trails: Let’s ride the Rimutaka

Recently named one of the world’s hottest travel experiences by the internationally renowned Lonely Planet travel guide, the Rimutaka Cycle Trail offers an accessible bicycling paradise for New Zealanders. 

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Frocks on bikes group

Frockers rock on mountain bikes

“Your style + a bike = brilliant!” That’s Frocks on Bikes (FOB) simple philosophy and we love it! Frocks on Bikes is a dedicated biking network across Australasia aimed at women of all ages and shapes and sizes.

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NZs Favourite Place to Cycle logo

Bike Wise announces supreme winner of NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken! 

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