Cycling

Christchurch is a city of cycling, with more people biking than any other city in New Zealand. We’re making it easier and safer to go by bike with more than 60km of cycleways built so far.

Get the latest on cycling

Christchurch bike map

There is an extensive network of cycle routes in Christchurch.

Mountain bike track status

Check the status of our mountain bike tracks for up-to-date information on track closures.

Cycleways

Descriptions and progress for each of the 13 major cycle routes which will connect suburbs to the Central City.

Recreational cycling

Enjoy over 70km of mountain bike tracks and scenic road rides.

Cycle Safe schools programme

Students learn the benefits of cycling, how to ride with confidence and to be road-wise.

Adult bike skills

Learn about Adult Bike Skills workshops to help you navigate Christchurch’s cycleways with confidence.

Cycling tips

Here are a few simple tips for getting started and sharing the road.

Keep your bike safe with 529 Garage

Do you own a bike? Want an extra level of security to keep it safe? Sign up to 529 Garage.

Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Sign up for February’s challenge. It’s fun and free, and there are great prizes to be won!

Your bike and gear

Get the right gear for the job and you’ll be grinning your way around town.