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Frocks on Bikes bike ride with Janette Sadik-Khan

Frocks on Bikes is delighted to welcome to town New York’s transport revolutionary Janette Sadik-Khan, with a frockalicious bike tour along central Auckland’s scenic paths and shopping streets on Saturday 24th May. New York City’s former Department of Transportation Commissioner worked miracles during her tenure under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Her team transformed many of NYC’s […]

Thanks Frocks on Bikes – it has been such fun!

In 2010, together with Unity Finesmith (of Auckland Cycle Chic fame), I took over coordinating Frocks on Bikes  from the fabulous Jasmine Cargill.   Jasmine was one of the founders of the Frock Flock – Aucks (an off shoot of the Frocks on Bikes Mothership in Wellington) as part of a climate action event in […]

Hey Coroner am I high viz enough?

A couple of months ago the Coroner recommended complusory high viz vest for cyclists. A lot was written at the time pointing out that this wasn’t based on any evidence that vests are effective and was likely to be counterproductive. (Russell Brown generated an impressive number of responses to his post When Common Sense isn’t and Lucy on Cycling Auckland […]

BeSpoke – Cycle Style at Silo Park

Cycle style – fashion comes together with gorgeous bikes – is back for the third time.  This year Frocks on Bikes and Cycle Action have teamed up with Freshconcept, Waterfront Auckland, Auckland Transport and Fashion in the Big Little City  to create BeSpoke. This is my last year of Cycle Style ( I’m handing over the Frocks […]

Cycle Style 2012 – new date and time

Sunday 25 March inside Shed 10 on Queens Wharf, noon – 5pm A stylish celebration of urban cycling in Auckland Cycle fashion shows for a variety of ages and styles Try out a selection of urban bikes & indulge in local fashion Come for the whole afternoon to enjoy the festival atmosphere and unique entertainment […]

Sustainable city showcase

 Sustainable Business Network’s impressive showcase is on tomorrow Wednesday November 9th at Shed 10, Queens Wharf Come to the Sustainable City Showcase any time from 7am to 7pm to check out the latest vision for sustainability. The days starts at 7am with the Conscious Consumer Commuter Challenge. FREE fairtrade Kokako or Atomic coffee for commuters on […]

Pecha Kucha Frocks

Pecha Kucha is a fabulous way to share ideas. The 20x 20 format gives presenters the opportunity to speak to 20 images for just 20 seconds per image. Luka Hinse, who brought Pecha Kucha to Auckland in 2007, is unorthodox when it comes to selecting presenters. Traditionally drawn from design, architecture, photography, art and creative […]

Cycle Style Auckland: the video

Earlier in the year Melanie Turner from the Road Safety Team at Auckland City Council called me about funding they had available for a cycle event. Was I interested in applying for the funds?  It was the perfect opportunity to build on the idea for a “Cycle Chic Fashion Show” (I had worked on a […]

Sheds are a great place to party

Shed 1, (ex Team NZ shed)  was the perfect place for Cycle Style Auckland last week. In organising the event, we were concerned that it might be too cold and lacking in facilities but on a clear winter’s night, crammed with 400 plus people and hundreds of bikes the shed was inviting and hot with […]

Auckland’s first 21st Century Cycle Event

Cycle Style Auckland Conventional thinking says you can’t ride a bike without looking like a dork. Conventional thinking is wrong. The streets are filling up with cyclists and one reason it’s happening is that people have realised that it is entirely possible to look very good on a bike- stylish, in fact. Not only that […]