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Cycling

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Cycling

Updated 2 July 2020 3:41pm

More and more everyday people are discovering the benefits of getting around by bicycle. That's no surprise. Cycling is often quicker, more fun and healthier than driving for short distances.

Cycling to work

Riding to work can be a great way to start the day – check out these commuting tips from CAW and give it a go! 

Cycling to school

Cycling to school can have many benefits for children. It can improve road safety, decision making and risk assessment skills as well as increasing general health and wellbeing. Here are some great tips for students and their families.

Find out more about the journey to school including free Pedal Ready cycle skills training and our annual Movin’March school’s event.

New to cycling?

Bike There is a great website to help you assess what you need to get started. Check out our tips for getting started and staying safe on the road.

For extra help contact Pedal Ready to find a cycle skills training session near you.

Where to ride?

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, there are rides for all levels within Wellington region. 

From scenic rides along the coast or on quiet country roads, river trails or mountain biking in one of our many parks.

Here are some great tips for cycling in urban areas.

If you are out and about with little ones, have a look at this map for fun bike tracks in local schools in your area.

Bike security

Keep your wheels safe with these great tips from council and the Police.