Books and Maps full of great rides
Classic NZ Road Rides
The best 100 recreational road rides in New Zealand.
BikeNZ CEO Kieran Turner and cycling author Jonathan Kennett have teamed up to write a comprehensive guidebook to the best 100 recreational road rides in New Zealand.
The book provides everything you'll need to choose a trip that best suits your favoured style of riding. The hills, the flats, the scenery, quiet roads and infamous traffic hot spots - if it's important, you'll find the details here.
Full ride descriptions, along with route maps and altitude graphs are provides for three or four classic rides within each region. The authors have also provided Tour de France climb categories, annual average daily traffic volumes (AADT), as well as café stops along the ride.
These well researched rides are a great way to combine experiencing the natural beauty of New Zealand with the joy of biking - what could be better!
The NZ Cycle Trails
A guide to New Zealand's 23 great rides...
Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trails, began as a vision to inspire people to experience New Zealand's great outdoors by bike. It now includes over 2000km of cycling trails, and this comprehensive guidebook can show you how to get the best from the 23 custom-built Great Rides.