Meeting at Birkenhead Wharf at 9:00am to catch the 9:35am Ferry, returning on the 11:40am Ferry from downtown.

This guided bike ride is aimed for people who ride currently, looking for a relaxed ride on a relatively level path with views and good company.

We will be catching the ferry to the Downtown Ferry Building, meeting for a briefing where the Next Bike hire bikes are on Queens Wharf.  From there we will head east along the Quay Street Cycle way and Tamaki Drive to Mission Bay (or Okahu Bay if time will not permit a longer ride). Total distance is about 14kms.

All of the journey will be on protected cycleways or shared paths (share with care) there will be a few road crossings to navigate.

Riders should be comfortable riding on the road, riding the distance described above and riding hills. You will need a road legal bicycle, helmet, your hop card or cash for your ferry fare, water, sunscreen and appropriate clothing keeping in mind it is spring in Auckland.

 

What to bring:

  • Your AT HOP card or ferry fare
  • Money for coffee/icecream
  • A roadworthy bike
  • Your helmet
  • Enclosed footwear
  • Sunscreen
  • A jacket
  • Water
  • A sense of adventure and your smile

 

 

If you are joining us at Birkenhead Wharf catching the ferry it departs at 9:35am from here:

 

If you are going to meet us downtown we will be departing Queens Wharf about 9:50am from here:

Meeting at Shepherds Park in Beach Haven at 8:00am, returning to Bayswater/ Northcote Point/ Birkenhead on the 11:40am Ferry from downtown.

This guided bike ride is aimed for looking for a longer ride and/or are curious about how to get from the North Shore to the Northwestern Cycleway.

Most of the journey will be on cycle paths and once on the Northwestern Cycleway at Lincoln Road we don't need to interact with traffic for the rest of the journey to the Ferry Building except for a short section through the Viaduct Harbour. For the route you should expect some will be on shared paths (share with care), there will be on road cycle paths, separated cycle paths and small sections on road.

At all times the group will be controlled by ride marshals. We ask that you follow their instructions as they have been tasked with ensuring the group gets to the destination on time, safely and with smiles intact. If you wish to leave the group along the way that is acceptable but please notify one of the marshals.

Riders should be comfortable riding on the road, riding the distance described above and riding hills. You will need a road legal bicycle, helmet, your hop card or cash for your ferry fare, water, sunscreen and appropriate clothing keeping in mind it is spring in Auckland.

 

What to bring:

  • Your AT HOP card or ferry fare
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Money for coffee
  • A roadworthy bike
  • Your helmet
  • Enclosed footwear
  • Sunscreen
  • A jacket
  • A sense of adventure and your smile

  

We will be departing at 8:00am sharp from Shepherds park, outside the Soccer Club here:

This summer Bike Kaipātiki will be offering a variety of guided rides in the Kaipātiki and through the city.

The following details are somewhat flexible, check back later for confirmation and details on what you will need:

Dec 17 Shepherds Park to Henderson to City 8am near Soccer Club
Jan 21 Birkenhead to Mission Bay for Icecream 9am Birkenhead Wharf
Feb 25 Northcote-Onepoto-Tuff Crater-Onepoto-Northcote 8am Jean Sampson Reserve
Mar 18 Northcote to Devonport 8am near Northcote Library
Apr 15 Smales Farm to Albany 8:30am Smales Farm near Columbus Coffee

 

 

 

This summer Bike Kaipātiki will be at various locations around the Kaipātiki area performing bike safety checks, maintaining bikes, giving out freebees and sharing information.

The following details are confirmed, check back later for more information:

 

 

Mar 11 9:00am-1:00pm Shepherds park Beach Haven
Mar 25 11:30am-3:00pm YMCA Northcote
Apr  10:30am-2:30pm  Lynn Reserve, Bayview
Apr  14 9:00am-12:00pm  Repair Café, Highbury House, Birkenhead
Apr 21 11:00am-1:00pm Repair Café, Glenfield Community Centre
May 19 9:00am-12:00pm  Repair Café, Bayview Primary School, Bayview

Meeting at Birkenhead Wharf at 9:00am to catch the 9:35am Ferry, returning on the 11:40am Ferry from downtown.

This guided bike ride is aimed for people who ride currently, who use the city (or surrounding area) and want to try cycling round town but aren't sure how to use our new cycle paths and where they connect.  The ride is not limited to those working in town and anyone wanting a day out exploring is welcome to join the ride.

We will be catching the ferry to the Downtown Ferry Building, meeting for a briefing where the Next Bike hire bikes are on Queens Wharf.  From there we will head east along the Quay Street Cycle way, along the Beach Road Cycleway, up the Grafton Gully Cycle way and Upper Queen street to the start of the North Western Cycleway on Ian Mckinnon Drive.  Then we head down hill via Canada Street Te Ara I Whiti (the pink path) before heading back down the Nelson Street Cycleway, crossing through Victoria Park, through to Silo Park and back through North Wharf and the Viaduct to the Quay Street Cycleway where we will head back on the ferry to Birkenhead.

Most of the journey will be on protected cycleways though some will be on shared paths (share with care) and small sections will be on road.

Riders should be comfortable riding on the road, riding the distance described above and riding hills. You will need a road legal bicycle, helmet, your hop card or cash for your ferry fare, water, sunscreen and appropriate clothing keeping in mind it is spring in Auckland.

 

What to bring:

  • Your AT HOP card or ferry fare
  • Money for coffee
  • A roadworthy bike
  • Your helmet
  • Enclosed footwear
  • Sunscreen
  • A jacket
  • Water
  • A sense of adventure and your smile

 

 

If you are joining us at Birkenhead Wharf catching the ferry it departs at 9:35am from here:

 

If you are going to meet us downtown we will be departing Queens Wharf about 9:50am from here:

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