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Cyclists want answers from political parties

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:48 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists are calling for better protection, following the Coroner's inquest into the death of Jane Farrelly, held in Hamilton this week. Mrs Farrelly was killed after being struck by a truck near Taupo on March 16 last year. More >>

NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle Friendly Awards

Monday, 28 April 2014, 4:54 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The Cycle Friendly Awards celebrate NZ achievements creating a more cycle-friendly environment. We invite individuals, companies, organisations, governmental bodies to nominate (self-nominations welcome!) a project, facility or person that showcases ... More >>

Hamilton Cycle Death Memorial Ride

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:57 am | Cycling Advocates Network

This coming Tuesday, Hamilton cyclists will be taking part in a nationwide memorial rally to honour the deaths of cyclists killed on NZ roads, calling on action to be taken to protect cyclists, and calling on support from local and national government ... More >>

Dip those dazzling bike lights

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 10:57 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, say the Cycling Advocates Network. But those using super-bright LED lights should avoid dazzling other road users. More >>

High level cycling inquiry needed

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 5:07 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

An inquiry into cycling, recommended by Coroner Gordon Matenga today, should go much wider than a safety panel led by the NZ Transport Agency, say cycling advocates. More >>

Dip those dazzling bike lights

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 2:51 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, says the Cycling Advocates Network. But those using super-bright LED lights should avoid dazzling other road users. More >>

Cyclists urged to light up as daylight saving ends

Friday, 30 March 2012, 3:51 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cyclists need to make sure they are well lit as daylight saving ends, say the Cycling Advocates Network and Bike NZ. “The end of daylight saving on Sunday means it's time for cyclists to check their lights and batteries,” says CAN spokesperson Patrick ... More >>

Get on your bike to beat high fuel prices, say cyclists

Friday, 16 March 2012, 12:08 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The Cycling Advocates' Network (CAN) and BikeNZ say it is common sense for government and business to fight high fuel prices by investing in cycling. More >>

Cycle Friendly Awards Finalists Announced

Friday, 13 January 2012, 5:00 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Finalists for the CAN Cycle-Friendly Awards 2012 have been announced. The Awards acknowledge and celebrate the most notable achievements that promote cycling and create a cycle-friendly environment. More >>

Merry Cycling Christmas

Tuesday, 20 December 2011, 11:49 am | Cycling Advocates Network

Bicycles and summer go together, and kids of all ages will be heading out on new bikes this Christmas. More >>

The 2012 CAN Cycle Friendly Awards Nominations are open

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 11:58 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

A Cycle Friendly Award brings national recognition and coverage for your Organisation’s project or person doing great things that encourage more cycling. “An Award is a real morale booster generating civic pride to help justify more resources for cycling ... More >>

Advice for cyclists and drivers

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 4:52 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) and BikeNZ have issued advice for drivers and cyclists following two crashes involving cyclists in Hamilton this afternoon, one of which was fatal. Although the details of the crashes have not yet been released, CAN spokesperson ... More >>

Be bright, be safe, be seen, say cyclists

Friday, 1 April 2011, 3:40 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The end of daylight saving means it is time for cyclists to dust off their lights and add a bit of fluorescence to their riding wardrobe. Cycling Advocates' Network (CAN) spokesman Patrick Morgan said as the days get shorter, cyclists need to get ... More >>

Safer cycling projects announced

Friday, 18 March 2011, 2:22 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

New Zealand's cycling organisations are joining forces to make cycling safer. More >>

Bluff to Cape Reinga by Bike

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 3:58 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

Wellington endurance athlete Thomas Lindup aims to write his name in the record books with a solo bike ride the length of New Zealand next month. More >>

Invest in cycling as fuel prices rise, say cyclists

Thursday, 17 February 2011, 3:51 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The Cycling Advocates' Network (CAN) and Bike NZ say it has never been more urgent for government and business to invest in cycling. As petrol crosses the $2 mark more people are looking for alternatives to driving. CAN spokesperson Patrick Morgan says ... More >>

Cyclists welcome Chief Coroner's decision to investigate

Friday, 19 November 2010, 5:00 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) and BikeNZ welcome the Chief Coroner’s decision to investigate recent cycling crashes. More >>

Call for ten yearly retesting of drivers

Thursday, 18 November 2010, 9:02 am | Cycling Advocates Network

CAN spokesman Patrick Morgan says it's blindingly obvious that we aren't doing enough to make our roads safe. More >>

Call for Urgent Action Following Cyclist Deaths

Monday, 15 November 2010, 9:37 am | Cycling Advocates Network

*The Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) has called for urgent action following the deaths of three cyclists this weekend.* More >>

Action on climate change,one bike at a time

Friday, 8 October 2010, 3:34 pm | Cycling Advocates Network

The owners of broken-down bikes are being urged to dust them off and bring them down to Shed 1 on Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour on Sunday 10 October. More >>

 

 

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