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The Town Bike Opens for Business

Oamaru has in recent years become a centre for cyclists, many of whom have arrived in town after completing the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail. Oamaru is a hilly town, and biking here poses a certain challenge, but that challenge … Continue reading

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Waitaki’s Alps2Ocean Bike Trail is Open!!

After many months of tireless work to prepare the route, the Alps2Ocean Bike Trail officially opens today! The trail, which wends its way 312km from Mt Cook/Aorangi to the Oamaru Harbour, passes through some of New Zealand’s most majestic terrain, … Continue reading

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Alps2Ocean Bike Trail

Several years ago, the idea was mooted to establish a bike trail that would take cyclists from Mt Cook/Aoraki (New Zealand’s highest peak) to the Pacific Ocean at Oamaru Harbour through some of the South Island’s most beautiful countryside. New … Continue reading

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Penny Farthing Tour of NZ

I’m sure you have seen a penny farthing bicycle, though perhaps you did not know it was called that. Or perhaps you call them “ordinary” or “high” bicycles. In any event, they are those rather unusual-looking bicycles with a huge … Continue reading

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Alps2Ocean

New Zealand is a wonderful country to bicycle in. There are trails in several parts of the country that take you through some amazing countryside, and there are plans to build more such trails along abandoned railway lines, along old … Continue reading

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