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2016/04/06
by Alex R
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Tutorial 1 Rerun

fix-a-flat-bike-tireThis month Tumeke Cycle Space is rerunning part 1 of its introduction to bicycle maintenance series. Come one, come all!

Tutorial 1

  • Sunday April 17 10:30–12:00
  • @Tumeke Cycle Space, 27 Edinburgh St, Newton
  • $10 per person; proceeds help keep Tumeke running
  • An introduction to the form and function of the bicycle and how to fix a flat tire

2016/03/03
by Claire
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Tumeke Tutorial : Introduction to bicycle maintenance March 20th

Tumeke Cycle Space is restarting their monthly tutorial series.
Come one, come all to the first installment:fix-a-flat-bike-tireTutorial 1: Introduction to bicycle maintenance

  • March 20 10:30–12:00
  • @Tumeke Cycle Space, 27 Edinburgh St, Newton
  • $10 per person; proceeds help keep Tumeke running
  • An introduction to the form and function of the bicycle and how to fix a flat tire
  • Bring your bicycle if you have one

 

2015/12/06
by Claire
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Tumeke summer hours

As a volunteer run organisation, we will be shutting down over Christmas and New Year.

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Our last day for 2015 will be Sunday 20th December. We will re-open again on Sunday 10th January.

Have a terrific summer break full of cycling and bike love and we will see you all again in 2016!

2015/11/23
by AlexM
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Sunday’s Bike Sale

The Bike Sale organised by Auckland Transport on Sunday 22/Nov was well covered by Tumeke volunteers. Finlay, Sanna, Andrew, Alex R, Mark, Alex M & Emilio were all there, selling bikes that had been donated and fixed up, talking to people about Tumeke, and dispensing advice.

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Mark managed to sell his old Cannondale, Mort sold his even older De Ver and Andrew sold some ex-recycling centre bikes. My favourite thing there was an ancient Dutch (I think) road bike called ‘Fongers’ – it had a very unusual S-shaped fork, which the owner eventually admitted was both bent, and on backwards.

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The 1 – 3pm Tumeke shift was busy, partly with people cleaning up their recently purchased steeds.

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2015/04/01
by Claire
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Closed for Easter Sunday – and see you at Open Streets April 12th

Hi all,

Tumeke will be closed this Sunday 5th due to Easter.

The following weekend we will also be down at ‘Open Streets’ along Quay Street from 10-4pm so come down and check out the event – a celebration of car free streets for cycling and walking.

Open Streets poster

2014/12/23
by Claire
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Tumeke closed for summer break

Xmas_cyclingHi everyone, Tumeke is now closed for the holiday period, we will be back again on Sunday January 11th. Have a safe and relaxing break, and happy riding!

2014/11/12
by Claire
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Tree of Bikes – almost there!

Childfund are in the final stages of creating their Christmas Tree made up of about 170 bikes! Tumeke were stoked to help out and can’t wait to see the finished product. The Official Lighting Ceremony will take place 8pm on Friday 28th November down at Queens Wharf and all are welcome. Put the date in the diary!

More on the project:

“The trusty bTree of Bikes visuals-all-d4ike is a favourite toy for Kiwi kids (and a wrapping paper nightmare for parents!) across the country. Across the ocean, however, in countries like Sri Lanka a bicycle means the difference between a treacherous 4-hour walk to school in the heat and a more manageable 45-minute cycle to the classroom.

To celebrate and highlight the bicycle as one of our many Gifts that Grow, ChildFund New Zealand together with the generous support of Beca and Enterprize Steel, are building a 7-metre tall Christmas Tree made from donated bikes, to be lit up in festive glory on Auckland’s Queen’s Wharf this December.” – https://www.childfund.org.nz/newsroom/bring-us-your-bikes