cycling

Road safety rumble grumble

About a third of rumble strips installed as part of a $600,000 project on the road to Kingston have been removed after less than six months. NZTA's citing concerns from cyclists as the reason for the removal of the strips,...

Big names take on tour

Top road cyclists including double Olympic gold medal rower Hamish Bond, Commonwealth Games gold medal mountain biker Sam Gaze and Canadian defending champion James Piccoli will race Queenstown roads on Halloween. Stage 3 of the SBS Bank Tour of Southland,...
A Queenstowner has won an award for creating a cycling revolution. Queenstown Pedallers founder and organiser Peter Atkinson discusses what spins his wheels with Philip Chandler A 75-year-old is the pied piper of Queenstown cyclists. Fifteen years ago, Peter Atkinson formed Queenstown Pedallers after taking...
Stuck in Auckland traffic, a Queenstown cyclist hoped someone would knock him off his bike to end the misery. That way, he could ditch his end-to-end New Zealand challenge without winding up a failure. Briton Henry Quinney set off from Bluff...

Suffering in scenery

New Zealand's most successful road racer says the Crown Range will be a beautiful place to suffer during the Tour of NZ. Retired pro cyclist Julian Dean, described as the best lead-out sprinter in the world during his heyday, will...
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