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Cycling 12 May 2022

Learn the bike basics from local volunteers

So you’ve bought the bike, got the right gear and have been enjoying the freedom of exploring cycle pathways across Tāmaki Makaurau or avoiding traffic congestion by cycling to work. Now, though, it’s time for some basic bike maintenance. Where to go? 

Cycling 12 May 2022

Cycling for change

Improved cycle paths, free riding lessons and bike repair stations are helping Aucklanders choose a more sustainable transport option.

Cycling 2 May 2022

The best family-friendly bike rides in Auckland

Get the whole family active on one of Auckland’s fantastic bike paths. Scenic routes wind through tranquil neighbourhoods and reserves and meander along coastal areas and past playgrounds, with plenty of places to stop and picnic or play.

Cycling 20 Apr 2022

eBikes versus ‘normal’ bikes: What should you choose?

As Tāmaki Makaurau’s cycling infrastructure continues to improve, and more cycleways and shared paths are built, getting around by bike is becoming much easier and increasingly popular. So should you opt for an e-bike or something more 'traditional', and how do you choose?

Cycling 20 Apr 2022

Build your confidence with 5 tips for nervous cyclists

Whether you’re a cycling rookie, or just a little unsure about sharing the tarmac with cars, Auckland has everything a beginner or nervous cyclist could ever need.

Cycling 29 Mar 2022

The best new Auckland cycleways to discover

Cycling is one of the best ways to see Auckland up close, and these three new cycleways give riders the perfect opportunity to explore.

Cycling 29 Mar 2022

Why Auckland is best discovered by bike

From the Northwestern Cycleway to the Wattle Downs Path, Auckland’s stunning harbour views and elegant promenades are best experienced on two wheels.

Cycling 28 Feb 2022

New electric bike charging station in Claris

People with electric bikes will soon be able to charge them in Claris thanks to a Locky-dock EV bike charging station at the local board office.

Summer 22 Dec 2021

Parks to see on two wheels

Get out on your bike this summer and explore some of our region's great parks.

Cycling 13 Dec 2021

Cycle and skate your way into summer

From smooth cycle paths suitable for family outings to skateparks ideal for those intent on achieving a bit more air, getting the wheels rolling is a great way to be active.

Cycling 24 Jun 2021

Auckland Transport announces the opening of the Community Bike Fund

Grants of up to $5000 are available for community groups delivering activities, events and projects that encourage more people to ride bikes more often in Auckland.

Transport 23 Jun 2021

Celebrating the revamped Karangahape Road

The upgrades to Karangahape Road make the iconic street more pedestrian and cycle-friendly, attractive and environmentally sustainable with widened footpaths, two rainbow crossings, native planting, safe separated cycleways, bike parking, and improved bus shelters and more.

Cycling 3 Dec 2020

Aucklanders flock to new magenta pathway into the city

Thousands of Aucklanders try out the new Nelson Street cycleway, Te Ara I Whiti, which translates as the Lightpath.

Cycling 29 Sep 2020

Walking and Cycling journeys now available on AT Mobile app

Planning a walking or cycling commute has become easier with the launch of a new journey planner function within the AT Mobile app.

Cycling 22 Sep 2020

Fifteen groups to receive funding from Community Bike Fund

Communities right across the region will benefit from further cycling initiatives with the announcement of this year’s Community Bike Fund recipients.

Cycling 14 Jul 2020

Community bike fund open for applications

Community groups around Auckland can now apply for a fund which encourages more people to ride bikes, more often.