Getting around/renting bikes:
Journey Planner – Wellington’s active transport planner that shows you where the hills are!
New Zealand’s road rules for cyclists from the NZTA’s website.
The Friendly Cyclist – cute videos on how to stay safe on the roads in Wellington. Narrated by Stephen Fry!
Wellington Wünderbike, Wellington’s free community bike sharing program where you can borrow a bike for up to one week for free!
Bike repair information:
Sheldon Brown, a bicycle repair guru and legend. Required reading for niggling mechanical difficulties, and inquiries about obscure old bikes and parts.
Park Tool‘s free repair guides are also pretty good.
Cycling Advocacy Network – Wellington page of the national peak cycling lobby organisation.
Cycling culture and style:
Cycling Wellington for local cycling news, an events calendar, discussion about infrastructure and more.
Bicycle Junction – Wellington’s urban bike shop and coffee shop where bike culture, style and socialising unite.
Frocks On Bikes is a local organisation that is all about having fun and wearing cool clothes on bicycles (not just for frock-wearers).
Lovely Bicycle blogs about cycling in style, bicycle reviews, and cycle touring.
Bikeyface does cute cartoons about life on two wheels.
BikeSnobNYC is a bike snob from New York City.
Copenhagen Cycle Chic – celebrating the cycling style and culture of ordinary people in Denmark and beyond.
Our sister workshops:
Tumeke Cycle Space in Auckland
The Crooked Spoke in Dunedin
NZ Green Bikes in Titahi Bay
ICEcycles in Christchurch
Edmonton Bicycle Commuters in Canada
The Ontario Wheelhouse in Ontario, California, USA
The Pedallers’ Arms in Leeds, UK
Do you run or know of similar workshops in other cities, in NZ and overseas? We’d love to hear from you so we can link to your page and share experiences.