Kōrero: Bicycles

Christchurch, the cycling city

Christchurch, the cycling city

Commuters pedal down Manchester Street on their way to work in 1954. In the early 20th century Christchurch, with its wide flat streets, was nicknamed ‘Cyclopolis’ because so many people in the city rode bikes.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: 2755 1/4
Photograph by F. E. McGregor

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jamie Mackay, 'Bicycles - Types of bicycles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23420/christchurch-the-cycling-city (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jamie Mackay, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 27 Sep 2016