Kath Bicknell

Three things I love: being invited to learn new and exciting things, somewhere far, far away, surrounded by all kinds of interesting people. Read More

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On 1-2 October, a diverse collection of academics, industry, government, athletes and recreational riders will get together in Cambridge, New Zealand to talk about cycling. The Future of Cycling: Challenges and Possibilities symposium, hosted by the University of Waikato, will be held at the Avantidrome, New Zealand’s Home of Cycling. I describe this place to people on the Western Island as like the Australian Institute of Sport, but just for cyclists. Read More

Picture Perfect: Poster for the Giant 2W Enduro, Rotorua

2wI find it pretty difficult to stop smiling when I’m riding my bike, which is exactly how I like it. In this case, there were smiles aplenty due to steep and playful Rotorua trails, a well crafted event and an excellent crew to share it all with. Part of this crew also ended up on this poster for the next three events. It’s fair to say we’re doubly stoked about this year’s series. Read More

Enduro; it’s just like riding with your mates. This is an expression people have been saying a lot over the last couple of years. And it is…provided your mates like riding the most technical trails in a given location, without much practice or padding. Riders have also shifted from a ‘no right bike’ mentality in the last two years to embracing whole new product lines of Enduro inspired trail bikes, helmets, packs, sticker kits and clothing so bright that road riders have resorted to wearing mostly black. Read More