Ladies Who Love to Ride - Winter Update

April 10, 2018

Sadly April sees the end of Daylight Savings, which means that our Ladies Who Love to Ride evening rides are now finished for the season. The 2017-18 summer has been sublime with such perfect riding conditions, and our group was able to try lots of new trails on Signal Hill and Wakari. We have also seen some incredible development in riders skills, with some women starting off as fairly novice riders and by the end of the season, feeling so much more confident on the trails. We were so lucky to have extremely passionate and lovely ride guides join us for our rides and share with us their infectious passion for riding!  We’ve had the pleasure of welcoming a lot of new...

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Electric Bike FAQ - All your eBike questions answered!

February 22, 2018

Electric bikes have seen a surge in popularity lately, and it’s for good reason. Not only are eBikes a fun way to get around, they are also eco-friendly and definitely still count as exercise! They are also the perfect option for those of us that live in the city, as they are compact and easy to store, and have far less running costs that a car. If you are completely new to the world of electric bikes, then this blog post will explain how they work and why we love them so much here at Bike Otago! What exactly is an eBike? An eBike or electric bike looks much like your regular bike except that it is equipped with a...

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