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Take A Kid Riding

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Take A Kid Riding was a program run by the Get Moving team in November 2012. The program encouraged parents and adult care givers to dust their bikes and helmets off and learn the skills needed to enjoy cycling with a child or teenager. Instruction was given by expert cyclists and coaches on a wide range of skills, from how to set up a bike and

Shirley takes a tri’

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Shirley Melville is not one to sit around waiting for things to happen. She and her husband realised their retirement dream of moving to Nelson last year, and she’s joined clubs and activities to ensure there are plenty of new friends, along with her daughter and family in Wakefield that were part of the attraction for the move north from

Mark rides back to health

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A rollercoaster ride to better health Moving at 100 miles per hour, with little regard for himself or anybody else was a pretty accurate description of Mark Thomas a few years ago. However, a serious bike accident put him on a very different path involving years of physical and mental rehabilitation.