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 news and events

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.


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

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.

Walk or Wheel to School Week

A fun week that encourages primary school children and their families to walk, cycle, scoot or skate to school.


Biketober is a month long festival that celebrates riding a bike. There are suitable events for everyone. If you can pedal it, you are part of it.