Pouring rain could not stop the wheels from turning in South
About 40 people got on their bike - or someone else's - and
joined the Bikewise Go By Bike Day, Dunedin City Council safe
and sustainable travel co-ordinator Charlotte Flaherty said.
The day was about ''rewarding and recognising'' commuters who
chose bicycles as their form of transport, she said.
Considering the weather Dunedin turned on for the event, she
was pleased with the turnout.
Children from Carisbrook School came for some fun on ''funny
bikes'' at 7.30am and at 10am about 20 people joined the
The day had cost about $1000 and was money well spent, Mrs
''The people who went on the community ride really loved it
and they came up with the idea of doing one every week,'' she
''That in itself was a real win.''