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Tennyson Street – Pedestrian island improvements

As submitted on 16/8/21 by Chris Abbott, Spokes Canterbury’s secretary and submissions convenor. Tennyson Street serves many purposes – in order of approximate decreasing vulnerability it is used by: – pedestrians including children of all ages and the elderly – cyclists – motorised vehicles of all sizes from Motorcycles and mopeds thru cars thru SUVs […]

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Hoon Hay and Lower Cashmere area Speed Reviews

Submissions on two CCC consultations affecting cyclists were due to close on 20/7/21: –  Lower Cashmere area speed review – –  Hoon Hay area speed review – The science is very clear – lower speeds lead to less injuries and fatalities. Spokes supports the adoption of a 30kph limit everywhere in suburban streets, such as […]


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Biketober 2021 is coming!

Biketober 2021 is only a few months away and already there are heaps of ideas for events, including the ever popular Biketober Passport, Biketober Rave, and Bikes, Beers and Banter – plus several new events that will be announced in the not too distant future.  🤩 If YOU (yes YOU) have an idea for an […]

Spokes 2021 AGM. Tues 25 May 2021 6pm. Pegasus Arms.

Once again it is time for our AGM. This year it will be held at the Pegasus Arms, 14 Oxford Terrace (near Christchurch Hospital). The Pegasus Arms is also easily accessed from Tuam Street between Antigua & Montreal Street, closer to Antigua Street end. Emily Cambridge, a Landscape Architect working in the area of Active […]