So, the Auckland harbour bridge walking and cycling connection is dead again, and here I am, turning around another quick response.

The scrapping of a project that nobody asked for isn’t surprising. Sure, we would have loved a connection like this, but we knew from the beginning that the bridge…


Yours truly, underbiking at cyclocross. Image via BLAST ZONE RACING

Under-biking is the art of riding a bicycle that’s underpowered for its terrain, usually off-road. That means nothing flash on your bike. No suspension, no dropper posts, no carbon bits. People who enjoy under-biking usually like things made from steel, because we’re usually retrogrouches at heart. …


The proposed walking and cycling extension to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is dead again. …


Sarah’s bike is leant against a muddy bank. The wheels are completely clogged with thick mud.
As seen on the Bridge to Nowhere trail. All photos in this post are by me.

It’s taken over a year of good intentions and three false starts to write this one.

Even though my career wraps around the written word, the story of how I got here (keen adventure cyclist; more comfortable with my gender identity) feels like it should be done properly. …


I stared into the abyss so you don’t have to.

People online and on talkback radio have been mad about cyclists over the past week. Like, hella mad. …


Here I am, back again, another week and another reaction piece.

I can’t unsee this and now neither can you. Sorry. Source: RNZ

This time we receive new elevation of the “counter-protest” where drivers plan to block the cycle lane downtown this weekend, platforming their ringleader on One News. I am not going to mention their name or link to the protest…


Image from TVNZ broadcast.

Tonight One News ran a story about the protest across the harbor bridge, and how the police treated us kindly, with only one arrest. They argued that the police were too kind to us. That if it had been a group of people of Māori or Pasfika people from South…

Sarah Mohawk

Cyclist; maker; non-binary pal. Runs on VB fumes and pizza.

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