Camping matters for cycling
Feb04

Camping matters for cycling

Cycle touring around New Zealand may not be your first choice of summer activity, but it brings a lot of tourists here who rely on camp-grounds being in slightly obscure locations to make their trips viable. It may not be a surprise to learn that the humble camp ground has had a tough time over the last decade as camping fell out of favour. The holiday hotspots have fared better, but in small towns they continue to struggle on, or...

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Pedalling wine in the Wairarapa
Dec03

Pedalling wine in the Wairarapa

Ambling along the quiet back street roads of Martinborough by cycle is an excellent way to sample the regions wines. Located slightly off the beaten track in the Waiarapa, this wine village known for Pinot Noir is around an hour’s drive North-East of New Zealand’s capital Wellington. Drop into any winery and you will find a region map to help you navigate. However the best place to start your journey is at the I-Site located on...

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Quickest transport option for commuting

This video examines the common transport options for crossing New York and which is the quickest method. Locally, Campbell Live has done stories on the pace of commuting in Auckland but none as interesting as a race across New York. How would Auckland be with further cycle friendly infrastructure?  

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Cycle to the Sound of Music
Nov25

Cycle to the Sound of Music

Karl Baylis goes exploring Salzburg, Austria, by bicycle. Find out about a rather unique trip.  As way of introduction let me state the following article is written by a kiwi male living in London.  I finished watching the sound of music the day before our tour…the running time sped up by skipping the final songs.  I was forced, nay coerced into it by my musical loving girlfriend and the argument that ‘even a naki farm boy liked it so...

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