Ride: The Story of Cycling in New Zealand
From the 1960s boneshakers to Sarah Ulmer's Olympic victory in 2004, RIDE celebrates every branch of New Zealand's unique cycling history. This fascinating pictorial story includes: bicycle development from penny farthings to mountain bikes, industry and innovation, women's struggle for the right to ride, track and road racing, cycle touring adventures, BMX and mountain bike booms, major race results and much more... RIDE is essential reading for every cycling enthusiast.
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Industry and innovation
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Growing up with bikes
preserving the past
1990 Commonwealth Games Amateur Cycling Auckland became bicycle bikers boom brakes built Canterbury cash champion Cheatley Christchurch circa Commonwealth Games competition cycle commuting Cycle Race Cycle Touring Cycling Club cyclists downhill Dulux Six-day Dunedin early factory fat tyres frames freestyle gear Haast handlebars high wheeler hills horse imported Individual Pursuit Karapoti Classic Kennett kids kilometres Kiwi ladies Lancaster Park learning to ride Lynch machines medal miles motor North Island NZCTC O'Shea Oamaru Olympic organised Palmerston North pedals penny farthing percent Phil O'Shea Points Race popular racers record riders road race roadster rode Ryan safety South Island sport sprint started Sutherland Swart Tabak Taupo ten-speed Timaru Timaru to Christchurch titles took Tour de France Touring Club track racing traffic transport trial tricycles twentieth century Ulmer velocipede Warwick Dalton Wellington wheelmen winning women cyclists World Championships Zealand cycling Zealand Cyclist