Better Jump On Your Bike This February. Here’s Why

bike wise monthHere’s a great excuse to get on your bike this February: it’s Bike Wise Month!

There’s exciting events, meetups, workshops and rides taking place all around the country. To help you get involved, we’ve pulled together a few of our favourite happenings.

World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships
Aorangi Park, Glenwood, Timaru
The world of Hardcourt Bike Polo comes down under for the first time in the Championship’s seven-year history! 250 international bike polo players are expected to compete at the event. Bike to the venue for bonus points and maybe the chance to give it a go yourself. Tournament dates: 1 – 6 February 2016. Free entry.

Go By Bike Day
10 February all over New Zealand.
Ditch the car and ride your bike to school or work. There’s meetups, rides and breakfast incentives taking place at cities and towns across New Zealand. More info:

The Big Bike Film Night
15 February
9 Queens Dr, Rotorua
The best cycling short films from around the world. Time: 7.30pm. $20.

Earthcycles Twilight series
17 February
Onepu, Wellington
Cross country racing over undulating grade two and three trails. All ages and abilities welcome. Time: 5.45pm. $2.

One-day Guided Rides Around Christchurch
Choose from a laidback spin through the vineyards of the Waipara Valley, a relaxing jaunt along the Little River Rail Trail or a scenic adventure in the Port Hills. Running daily throughout summer. More info here:

Have a great week,
Andrew Hunt

Image: A recent Natural High tour group setting off to explore the vineyards of the Waipara Valley.