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So far nzcyclers has created 19 blog entries.

Going wild in Central Otago

Going Wild in Central Otago  A magnificent vast, rough and untouched landscape ‘Did you say you guys are from The Netherlands? That is the country where everybody loves to cycle, isn’t it?’

2018-01-19T11:07:53+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Know before you go

Do you have a plan? We love to explore New Zealand by bike. It takes you to some beautiful remote places. No traffic, no people and no internet. Just you, your bike and overwhelming

2017-12-26T11:38:09+00:00 November 19th, 2017|

Check, check, double check!

5 things you should check before you start cycling You picked your trail, you know when you’re riding it and how many days? You also arranged your bike, accommodation and shuttle? Well, you’re all

2017-12-21T15:17:18+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Cool Fact

Sea and beach never far Fond of water? Did you know that it is always near when you roam around New Zealand? Although the country is 8 times bigger than, say, the Netherlands, beach,

2017-09-11T14:36:55+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

Warm Beer

Fantastic, awesome, unbelievable, magical, beautiful….. We can go on for a while like this when we think back on when we cycled the Queen Charlotte Track last summer. Right in front of me, Peter

2018-01-07T16:30:30+00:00 September 24th, 2017|

New magazine! (Hauraki Rail Trail)

Hauraki Rail Trail Now online! Our magazine about the Hauraki Rail Trail. An easy cycling trip on the north island through a gorge, an one kilometer former railway tunnel, past waterfalls and gold mining

2017-09-11T13:38:16+00:00 September 10th, 2017|

7 Tips from professional NZ travel writers

(c) photo: Rebecca Ryan 7 cycle tips from professional NZ travel writers We asked professional NZ travel writers Sarah Bennet and Lee Slater if they would like to share their best NZ cycle tips. So

2017-09-08T09:54:42+00:00 September 4th, 2017|

Where to start?

With 23 great rides, there is much to choose from. But how to pick a ride that suits your bike skills, itinerary and budget! That can be quite time consuming, while you rather would

2017-09-04T08:04:45+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

13 cycling tips from our followers

13 cycle tips from all over the world! A little while ago we asked our followers for their best cycle tips. Wow! We got so many tips. Thank you, guys! Some of our

2017-08-18T10:38:57+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

Definitely must-have app. And more tips.

New app: Great Rides Trail designer and cartographer Gary Patterson cycled all the NZ Cycle Trails over the past six months. He rode and mapped 22 Great Rides to develop the first mobile app

2017-07-11T13:10:15+00:00 June 9th, 2017|

New Zealand’s very own wild west

New Zealand’s very own wild west Maybe it was the sound of the gravel shooting in all directions from under our MTB wheels. It could also easily have been the landscape that made us

2017-09-17T16:11:14+00:00 May 27th, 2017|


Drink-driving For a moment, you might think you are in France. But it really is New Zealand. One vineyard more beautiful than the next. Gorgeous driveways, majestic farms and New Zealand’s famous hospitality. And

2017-07-11T12:26:26+00:00 May 21st, 2017|

Top 5 handy apps

Top 5 handy apps During our trip we used some handy and, also handy ;), free apps. Here the five we think you should really have on your phone. 1. Campermate This really is

2017-07-06T09:10:49+00:00 May 12th, 2017|

Cycling rules in New Zealand

Cycling rules in New Zealand What are the rules concerning cycling in New Zealand? We summed up the most important ones for you. 1. Left side of the road For those coming from a

2017-07-06T09:10:57+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|

Pakihi Track: Not for wimps

Not for wimps From easy to average and ending with expert level. Sounds logical we thought. The Motu trails have a neat structure in difficulty level, but, as always, the sting is in de

2017-07-11T12:36:39+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|