Urban Bike Blog

Beautifully designed urban bike helmets

Beautifully designed urban bike helmets

With bicycle helmets being compulsory, we really wanted to offer our customers something that they would enjoy wearing. We were delighted when Thousand, funded originally by kickstarter, created a beautifully designed helmet at an affordable price .  Their story inspired us to...

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Be seen, winter riding

Be seen, winter riding

The days are getting shorter and its more important to have great lights & reflection for your morning & evening rides. We have a range instore or online to suit your requirements, from the elegant Linus Head Lamp to the...

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Keeping your bicycle safe

Keeping your bicycle safe

What locks work best? As cycling increases in popularity in New Zealand - unfortunately so does bike theft.  In the last few years we have seen a shift from being able to leave your bike secured with only a thin...

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Cycling in the rain

Cycling in the rain

Rain New Zealand is gorgeous, however we are blessed with a large rain fall through out the year!  Here are a few of our favourite accessories that can make your ride in the rain so much more pleasant. Save your clothes Stopping...

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Making your cycling life easier

Making your cycling life easier

Our find of the week is the Global Bike Store Locator App -  BikeAid app is an app to locate great cycling stores.  You can follow them on Facebook BikeAid where they feature a bike store of the week.  Perfect for destinations where your planning on travelling...

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Why we love the Oopsmark Bicycle Wine Rack

Why we love the Oopsmark Bicycle Wine Rack

This handmade leather Bicycle Wine Rack is perfect for taking wine with you on the go. It easily attaches to most bike frames with antique brass fasteners, while the hidden clamps hold the bottle securely. Best of all, the olive oil-treated...

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