Tagged: Auckland Bike Challenge

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2018 - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Mar 02, 2018

It’s been a harder challenge for me this year. I injured myself with a lumbar strain and have had to avoid strenuous exercise for most of the month. While I still ended up with a lot of rides, I was down in both distance and number compared to last year. And certainly none of the big rides I managed in … Read More

Auckland Bike Challenge: Week 3 begins - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Feb 15, 2016

It’s a cooler week for riding. More schools have started back though.  Congestion from 8.00am is getting terrible. Cars were already backed up to Glenvar Road, on East Coast Rd when I started.  And past the QBE stadium from the Albany intersection.  Most of the time the cars weren’t moving. The number of other cyclists I spotted during this road … Read More

Still biking – a fun ride for the Auckland Bike Challenge - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Feb 09, 2016

Gave the bike a quick clean-down on Sunday.  By Monday it was back out for a fun/fitness ride.  It’s much nicer biking on Auckland roads on major holidays too.  Motorists were thin on the ground and I could crank the speed up. According to the Auckland Bike Challenge though, you only get carbon-emission savings calculated for rides to or from … Read More

The Auckland Bike Challenge: Day 1 (Wheels of Death Edition) - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Feb 03, 2016

For those of you residing in Auckland, there is currently a biking challenge for this month. It’s just about getting more people on bikes this month in Auckland. Now that I’m actually back in New Zealand (yeah, I’ve been overseas a lot), I thought I’d sign up. I mean, I like to bike anyway.  Compared to fieldwork in China, … Read More