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The Big Loop candidly details Wilson's 240-day cycling adventure, through native bush, rugged coastlines, farm stations and more, demonstrating how acquainting oneself with our country is best achieved under 100 km/h.
Lloyd’s wife Shirley, having so often heard him say, “I went there on me bike”, insisted he record the intrepid cycling journeys he made around New Zealand as a young man in the 1930s and ‘40s. This is that book!
In 1981, a youngish Neville Peat cycled through small-town New Zealand from north to south and wrote his first book ‘Detours’ about his journey. In this book, Neville reflects once again on how small-town New Zealand is doing ‘a generation on'.
This is a handbook for all cycle enthusiasts who wish to cycle around New Zealand. Tourers will find detailed information on routes and available facilities as well as some local histories without making the book too heavy to carry.
'Route 6' is the unofficial name for State Highway 6, arguably one of the world's finest scenic routes. This book is Roy's account of the unique road culture he experienced on a journey that involved four separate bike rides.
The opening of the Great New Zealand Cycle Trail has been eagerly awaited by New Zealanders and tourists alike. Now that many sections of the planned trails are completed and open, this compact guide is both timely and practical.
Returning home after 10 years, Sequoia Schmidt sets out to complete a 28-day solo cycle of New Zealand. This book describes her experiences with loss and recovery, interwoven with adventures on the roads of New Zealand.
This new edition offers bike rides suitable for anyone, regardless of age, fitness, or bike skills. There are maps for all the rides, and the ride descriptions point out sites of interest along the way. Seven of the rides are in and around Auckland.
Whether you want pleasant rural riding on narrow winding lanes, great off-road routes, or strenuous rides through the most spectacular landscapes, this guide gives you the best of New Zealand on two wheels.
This title began as a vision to inspire people to experience New Zealand's great outdoors by bike. Written by New Zealand's top cycling writer, the book is aimed at family groups and first-time cyclists as well as more experienced groups.
This guidebook describes the New Zealand Cycle Trail network complete with maps, altitude graphs and graded trail descriptions to suit any ability. Journey through New Zealand’s small towns, conservation reserves and heritage sites.
Designed as a companion volume to The New Zealand Cycle Trail North Island, this is an essential item to have in your saddlebags when you are on the trail down in the South Island - don't leave home without it!
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