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CCC Safer Speed Plan

Vision and Principles of the Safer Speed Plan Spokes Canterbury strongly supports the vision and principles of the Safer Speed Plan.   The research is clear that speed is a factor in death and serious injury and the risk is significantly reduced by lowering speeds in neighbourhood streets.     There is now growing evidence in Aotearoa, confirming […]

Glandovey and Idris Roads Improvements

Glandovey Road • Supports the removal of “car parking” on the shoulder to improve visibility at intersections and to allow room for the installation of cycle lanes in both directions. Spokes understands that there is a low utilisation of car parking, visually this is what we have seen when travelling this section of road as […]

Reshaping Streets

Tēnā koutou katoa Thank you for the opportunity to comment on Reshaping Streets. Introduction Spokes Canterbury ( – is a local cycling advocacy group with approximately 1,200 followers.  Spokes is affiliated with the national Cycling Action Network (CAN –  Spokes is dedicated to including cycling as an everyday form of transport in the greater […]


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Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Kia ora everyone, The Aotearoa Bike Challenge in February 2023 is nearly here.   This is your time to register for 2023 and to help more people discover the joys of cycling.   Registration is free on the Love to Ride NZ site.   You can join more than one group including community groups like Spokes (Canterbury), your […]

Bikepacking Talk – Biketober 2022

As part of Biketober 2022 Spokes member Richard Smith gave a talk on Bikepacking, with thoughts on gear, preparation and some ideas of routes in and around Canterbury. He has made the slides from the talk available BikepackingTalk-Oct22.

Spokes AGM. Thursday May 26th 6.00pm. St Albans Community Centre / Kohinga

Spokes 2022 AGM will be held at Albans Community Centre – Kohinga  1049 Colombo Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Car and Bike Parking at 126 Caledonian Road Kohinga is most easily accessed from Colombo St, and is approximately 100m south of Colombo St in Edgeware Village Please watch this space as previous minutes and agenda […]