Tuesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Wednesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Thursday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Friday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Saturday10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
371 Victoria Street
027 515 5578
Whoever decided Hamilton was a good place to build a city, must have had cycling in mind. With very few hills to climb and a glorious river that winds through the region, this place is an excellent location for people who prefer to get from A – B on two wheels. Luckily there is also a store in town catering for exactly those who do, and operating as electrify.nz Hamilton Waikato for their e-bike sales, and as River Riders powered by electrify.nz for e-bike/bike rentals, the hard-working team behind the Hamilton joint sure know a thing or two about cycling.
A hot choice for passers through wanting to stretch their legs a little, try out an e-bike by renting one for 2 hours, or half to a whole day if you are keen, and where you can ride from Ngaruawahia to the Hamilton Gardens - The Avantidrome in Cambridge to Lake Karapiro alongside the Mighty Waikato River and vice versa. Download the progressive Great Rides app which will show you all the best trails for riders as well as some hidden secrets you might not have otherwise uncovered. If e-biking is a new concept for you, rest assured the team is happy to offer guidance when it comes to riding those first shaky metres. The impressive looking e-bikes come from top American and European suppliers, and the electrify.nz team travel the globe frequently to ensure they are providing top of the range when it comes to electric cycling.
StepperFIT is a new craze to hit the country and involves swapping a bike seat for long board-like pedals which give a full body workout in the best way possible. Keen to have some laughs with your team mates or colleagues? River Riders offer these board-pedals as part of a StepperFIT fitness challenge, for community fundraisers/ events/ sports team fitness/training/ corporate and team building or social riding.
Words by Rosie Morrison & Photography by Anna Briggs
371 Victoria Street
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