Other ride/general tip
Plan in advance. Think about all eventualities - weather, first aid, bike repairs, sustenance, at least 2 full drink bottles, mobile phone and go prepared to have fun.
Stop and enjoy our magnificent environment.
Take your happy self for...
Remutaka Cycle Trail
For me biking is about layers. Cycling can involve conditions that vary quickly - sun/shadow, wind (natural and generated), hills and valleys, uphill/downhill effort. Clothing choices need to be flexible and easily changed. I usually try to wear a merino...
Roxburgh Gorge Trail
Have you been to Roxburgh yet?
They used to run a tourism campaign, 'Don't leave town until you've seen the country'. New Zealand is jam packed with small towns overflowing with character and history. Roxburgh does not disappoint.
We chose spring to...
Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Cycle Trail
Staying at the Okaihau Rail Stay, in ex-railway carriages, is definitely worth the stopover. They're lovely hosts too!
2nd tip! Take plenty of water on this, the 'boardwalk section' of the Twin Coast Cycle Trail, as there aren't many places to...