News and Inspiration

Here, you will find plenty of cycling news & inspiration to help you plan your ride. At Cycle Journeys we want to share ideas and useful information to help you plan the best cycling trip yet. Whether it is travel inspiration, trail updates, local cycling news, or fitness tips, we are constantly updating our blog posts, so have a scroll through our categories and start planning!

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Customer Stories

Accommodation Features


Lake Ohau Lodge

When we first started a new cycle tour business back in 1992, Lake Ohau Lodge was one of the early accommodation gems we discovered. The A2O has provided a new market for the lodge and Cycle Journeys are delighted to share this with them.

The Old School Enfield

The Old School at Enfield opened last season and before we even got to visit our customer feedback was awesome, so we were keen to talk with Craig and Blanche about their project...

Waitaki Braids

Kate White miraculously converted a junk shop into an elegant accommodation and eatery in Kurow. We caught up with Kate to ask her a few questions about her journey...

Trail Inspiration


Christmas promo

What’s the Best Time of the Year to Cycle the A2O?

We have now completed 4 photo shoots on the A2O trail, each of them seeking to capture the spectacular essence of the seasons.

Top 5 FAQs for the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail

We have been operating on the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail for eight seasons now, so we have had a lot of questions about the trail.

4 Reasons to Start your Paparoa Track Experience at Blackball

We have experienced first hand the rich history and rugged personality of this small West Coast town.

Trail News

Behind The Scenes


Our Newest Team Members Experience the A2O Trail

Grabbing the opportunity to get into the great outdoors and away from the office, our newest staff members; Noha and Rachel experience the A2O.

Paparoa Track Famil

With the Paparoa Track opening soon, we decided to spend the weekend on the West Coast to become familiar with the locations surrounding the new track.