E-Mountain Bikes 101: Choosing Your Perfect Ride

THINKING ABOUT BUYING AN E-MOUNTAIN BIKE? The allure of conquering climbs, traversing mountains and exploring nature by bike is undeniable. But the physical challenge of traditional mountain biking can be a barrier for many. E-bikes allow you to ride up bigger hills, go for longer rides, and get more out of your rides without breaking […]

The Great Debate: To E-Bike or Not to E-Bike?”

Photo by Julian Hochgesang E-bikes, once a niche concept, have now pedaled their way into the mainstream. The evolution of electric bicycles over the past couple of decades has been nothing short of remarkable. From their reinvention in the early 90s to becoming a household term in the early 2000s, e-bikes have undergone a technological […]

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The Countdown Begins! Pick your great ride Hey Team Time has flown by so quickly! Just 8 weeks left until the end of this season, and let me tell you, we’re packing these weeks to the brim with cycling adventures. If you want to join us, we still have some spots left on the Alps […]

Exploring the Stunning Around the Mountains Cycle Trail: Unforgettable Cycle Tours

The Ultimate Guide to Conquering the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail Are you ready for an adventure that combines breathtaking mountain vistas, leisurely cycling, and the warm hospitality of small Southland towns? Look no further than the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail in New Zealand. This trail offers a long but largely leisurely journey that […]

Pedal Through Paradise: Reviewing New Zealand’s Best Coastal Cycling Routes

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New Zealand is well-known for its breathtaking natural beauty. The landscapes are diverse and magnificent, ranging from steep mountains and pristine lakes to rolling hills and sandy beaches. It’s no surprise that New Zealand has become a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and environment lovers worldwide, thanks to its distinctive flora and wildlife. Cycling is […]

The Best Easy Cycle Tours in New Zealand Suitable for Everyone: Our Top 3 Picks

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Cycling is a beautiful way for everyone to stay active and healthy. It’s a low-impact exercise that can improve cardiovascular health, build muscle strength, and increase flexibility. Additionally, cycling is a fun activity that can be enjoyed solo or with a group of friends and can be done outdoors or indoors. New Zealand is a […]

A Comprehensive List of Reasons Why You Should Engage in Cycling (The Top 6 Benefits)

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Cycling has become increasingly popular as a form of exercise, transportation, and leisure activity. Its popularity can be attributed to various factors, including its accessibility, affordability, and environmental friendliness. Cycling provides a low-impact workout that improves cardiovascular health, builds muscle strength, and reduces stress. It is also an affordable mode of transportation that can help […]

Returning to Cycling: Starting Cycling Again Later in Life

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Cycling is an excellent exercise that offers numerous benefits for people of all ages. It’s a low-impact activity that’s easy on the joints and can be done indoors and outdoors, making it a versatile exercise option. Cycling is also a great way to improve cardiovascular health, build strength and endurance, and reduce stress and anxiety. […]

10 Best Cycle Tour Destinations In New Zealand and The Best Times to Go

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New Zealand is a haven for cycling enthusiasts, with its stunning natural landscapes, well-maintained cycle trails, and mild climate. From the rolling hills of the Otago Rail Trail to the geothermal wonderland of Te Ara Ahi, there are countless cycle tour destinations to explore in this beautiful country. Whether you’re a seasoned cycling enthusiast or […]