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Frocks on Bikes

Frocks On Bikes was formed in New Zealand, in the lead up to the 350 Climate Action festivals being held in Auckland and Wellington in December 2008.

Frocks on Bikes is building momentum to turn Auckland into a cycle -friendly city by showing that cycling can be a safe, viable and even stylish transport option. In addition, all Aucklanders benefit from increased cycling with improved health and fitness, lower petrol bills, less traffic congestion, less road maintenance, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

The group has continued to grow by demonstrating that it is not necessary to wear sports clothes or lycra – it is possible to look stylish and even glamorous  on a bicycle.

I coordinated Frocks on Bikes (Auckland) together with Jenny Marshall (a.k.a. Unity Finesmith of Auckland Cycle Chic) from 2009 until 2013ish. Frocks on Bikes is supported by Bike Auckland and  350 Aotearoa.

See below for news items directly from the Frocks on Bikes site. Note: These are all auto updated. If there are no stories showing please refresh the page.


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Happy New Year Frockers! I hope you have all had the opportunity to ride over the festive season, no matter where you were. None of my 4 bikes have got cobwebs on them, so that is a good sign! Weve … Continue reading
Frockers Newsflash! Frocks on Bikers now have to be at New Brighton Club car park on Hawke St at 10am (10.15am at the very latest). We have to be in ONE cycling group, in lucky number 7 position so no … Continue reading
Good Afternoon Frockers and a big welcome to new members About 6 years ago we went out to New Brighton and took part in their Christmas Parade. We’ve decided to do this again, aiming for a more relaxed and low-key … Continue reading
Welcome to our 30 new members, recruited at last weekend’s Bike Expo. Phew! Biketober is over and we trust you made it to at least one event or ride. Meg went to/organised/volunteered at 9 events and Connie probably did double … Continue reading
Hi Everyone Yes, I know, this weekend’s Bike Expo was supposed to be the big finale for Biketober, but organisers could not resist one last excuse to ride and to see out the end of the month in Halloween style … Continue reading
Dear Frockstars A big THANK YOU for those of you who were able to help out with the bike valeting last Sunday. It earned Go Cycle Christchurch $1300, some of which will be on-donated to another cycling project in Christchurch. … Continue reading
Dear Frockstars A big THANK YOU for those of you who were able to help out with the bike valeting last Sunday. It earned Go Cycle Christchurch $1300, some of which will be on-donated to another cycling project in Christchurch. … Continue reading
Dear Frocks on Bikers I hope you managed to get to one of the Biketober Go by Bike Breakfasts this morning. Connie was handing out free coffees at Hagleys Armagh Street Gate, Meg was serving up free smoothies at the … Continue reading
Dear Frockers. Attached is advanced notification about our two feature rides during October. But more importantly, check out the flip side of the newsletter regarding the call for valet volunteers for a Heritage Week event on 15 October. We need … Continue reading
Hi Everyone I’m sorry to have to report that the ride is not on tomorrow. Julie, one of our frockers rode it last weekend and told me that it was pretty mucky. So after Monday’s repeat downpour I imagine it … Continue reading