Cycling in New Zealand - Planning & Environment (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Planning, Environment, Route Descriptions, Maps & Charts chapters from Lonely Planet's Cycling New Zealand guidebook.
Cycling in New Zealand can be a test, a holiday, a short ride through a picturesque cityscape or a multi-week expedition encompassing the entire nation. Useful cycling resources, an equipment checklist, and the lowdown on the steepest, most isolated, most awesome rides in NZ!
- 'Best of the Best': best day tours; best climbs; best descents; best isolation
- Costs & Money guide
- New Zealand's best mountain biking
- tips on responsible cycling
Coverage includes: When to Cycle, What to Bring, Equipment Checklist, History of Cycling, Costs & Money, Background Reading, Best of the Best, Best Mountain Biking, Films, Internet Resources, Wildlife, Environmental Issues, National Parks.
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