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Change is Hard

Change is hard. Cycling infrastructure creates changes which impact people. Sometimes they worry it will be a bad impact and sometimes we see Bikelash. Speakers at the 2017 Asia Pacific Cycle Congress had some advice on managing change, people and relationships.

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Better Bike Parking By Design

Bikes Welcome have teamed up with the School of Industrial Design at Massey University to see if we can come up with an improved bike parking design.  There are some great designs out there, and there are also some really bad ones.  Installation cost is a real...

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Life Is Not a Drive Through

Is convenience the be-all and end-all when it comes to consumer decisions? Those arguing the vital importance of bike parking to retailers and business operators would have us believe that convenience is all that matters. But for 'loyal and local customers' there is...

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Me too! Positive Peer Pressure

To help make biking the new norm, we also want more businesses to chose to be bike friendly. To get there we need to create momentum, a critical mass of businesses that influence and assure other businesses that this is a good choice to make. Find out how easy it is for you to help make it happen.

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Village People

What do the Village People have to do with Bikes Welcome? New Zealand is a collection of villages. Sometimes we are good at looking beyond the boundaries of our village, and sometimes we aren’t. When it comes to biking, most of the challenges we face on a daily basis are local, so we look for local solutions. Bikes Welcome will be a local solution. To get Bikes Welcome up and running we need to share the costs among our villages, hence the Pledge Me campaign.

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Dear Bike

If your bike is your favourite transport option, then take a moment to celebrate all that biking goodness!

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Problems and Solutions

Congestion, pollution, health, quality of life: challenges we face. Using bikes as active transport could be a significant part of the solution and bring great benefits to us as individuals and as a society. But how does bike parking help get more people on bikes for everyday trips, and what does Bikes Welcome want to do about it?

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