Cycling tips and tricks

Find out how you can keep yourself and others on the road safe, learn new skills and more.

Bike checklist

Keeping safe on your bike is easy, just follow this simple checklist before you set out and you'll be good to go.

    Shared pathways

    Pathways where you can ride a bike are identified by 'Shared Pathway' signs and are throughout Wellington.

      Tips for road users

      It doesn't matter if you're on a bike or behind the wheel, you've got to share the road - it's the Wellington Way!

        Cycle lanes

        Wellington's cycle lanes, shared pathways and bus lanes help make it safer to cycle around the city.

          Advanced stop boxes

          We're making busy intersections safer for people on bikes by installing advanced stop boxes around the city.

            Sharrow road markings

            A sharrow road marking is a distinctive new marking on shared traffic lanes designed to improve cyclist safety.

              Skills courses

              There are a variety of courses available to improve your cycling skills and confidence on the road.

                Bike fix-it stands and pumps

                Bike Fix-It stands have been installed at two locations in Wellington so that you can repair your bike when emergency strikes.

                  Locking your bike

                  Bike theft is becoming more prevalent – reduce your risk of theft by following these simple steps.