Greasy Chain Charitable Trust

Helping all New Zealanders become fitter through cycling

Greasy Chain Charitable Trust

Helping all New Zealanders become fitter through cycling

Tips & Good Websites

BEST CYCLING WEBSITES Has a lot of info – good articles and posts on New Gear, Health and Fitness, and Repairs. – Like a Facebook Page on steroids! Has Q&A type discussions on everything to do with cycling. – Very good for new product reviews. – Great for people new to cycling. Has topics like Beginners, Commuting, Shopping etc. – For all the safety issues with cycling. Cycling Action Network (CAN) – provides a national voice for everyday people on bicycles – recreational, commuter and touring. CAN works with government, councils, businesses and individuals to improve conditions for Cyclists. The Greasy Chain Charitable Trust is a member.


Bike Forums – – Has industry news, events and discussions about cycling events.

Event Promotions – Focus on running, walking, road cycling and swimming events in New Zealand.

Bicycle Network – an Australian website particularly aimed at women.

Cycling New Zealand – Official website of Cycling New Zealand.

Wellington Masters Cycling Club – Events for veteran cyclists.

Bike Manawatu – Local road cycling events and races.

Manawatu Mountain Bike Club – Local mountain bike trails and events.

Ngā Haerenga – New Zealand Cycle Trails  – Find your ride, Bikepacking in New Zealand, Choosing a bike.

Manawatu Strava Challenges Best of Cycling-shared history, photos, videos … Share your cycling photos and videos with us.

New Zealand Mountain Bike Sales This is a Group where you can advertise any bike or bike related parts and accessories for sale IN ANY FORMAT YOU WANT !!!

Bike shelf New Zealand trading post for buying/selling used or unused cycling equipment.

60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s NZ Cycling Remembered Post your photo’s of the splendour of 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s cycling, when we were all living the dream and getting shelled out the back every event we rode…..

Solitary Cycling Do you often cycle on your own? This is a group for people who like to cycle on their own, or regularly find themselves cycling on their own.

Retroride NZ For all those interested in retro bikes, retro gear and cycling nostalgia.

Recreational Riders NZ The premier forum for recreational cycling in New Zealand, and a free resource provided by a cycling industry professional for the ever growing recreational cyclist community in NZ.

Tour Aotearoa: General Forum For participants of Tour Aotearoa to chat about relevant TA topics.

Buy and Sell everything cycling (NZ) This is a New Zealand marketplace to buy, sell, and barter (G rated bartering only) anything cycling – complete bikes, components and apparel.

Manawatu Schools Cycling This page has been set up with a pure focus on Schools Cycling, it’s events, activities and it’s members. 

Gravel & Cyclocross Trader Sell, Swap, Barter or Trade your Gravel, Cyclocross or associated bikes and parts.

Innovation Cycling Innovation Cycling is a Zwift Training group with the vision to train hard or go home. All of our online rides are training so we push, we stay together and we have a bit of banter. The aim is fun and improving.

Revolve and Down to earth cycling club for women. Based in Wellington with a branch in Rotorua.

e-bike Community NZ The home of electric bike discussion in NZ. Share news, tips, pics, recommendations, and ask the group for help. From time to time Mercury will share offers and Ride Day info.

Manawatu Masters Cycling Life is too short and boring, not to be riding or racing your bike as much as you want!

NZ Cycle Trails Showcasing some of New Zealand’s most amazing landscapes, our 23 Great Rides are an exciting and environmentally sustainable way to reach must-see sights and activities.

Ride Wellington – For Cyclists of the Greater Wellington Region. Beginner to Elite.


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Waka Kotahi – Safe Cycling for Seniors

Manawatu – Embrace your pedal power in the Manawatu – Regional suggestions for cycling –

Great Rides of New Zealand – – Trails to ride across the country