People

Vale Douglas Mabey

Douglas mysteriously collided with a trailer on a training ride on 5th January 2013, apparently skidding across the centreline into a trailer being towed in the opposite direction.┬áThis was most uncharacteristic of a man who was such a skilled cyclist and known for promoting safe cycling. He was a stalwart of Kiwi Randonneurs and an…

Rides

Kiwi Randonneurs 2013

Kiwi Randonneurs have got off to a good start with a number of rides completed for this year. Last weekend saw the Picton-Westport-Picton 600 run with a variety of weather conditions from headwinds on the first leg to Murchison followed by rain through the spectacular Buller Gorge with a very hot following day through the…

bikes

Why a Recumbent?

When I started randonneuring I quickly realised that there had to be a better experience than suffering saddle sores and neck pain, not to mention nerve damage resulting in lingering finger numbness.