What you need to bring

You will need to wear appropriate clothing for cycling, ie shorts, top, gloves, sunglasses, suitable cycling footwear, jacket etc, whatever works for you bearing in mind the time of year, the weather conditions, length of the cycle etc.  Try and keep light and bring only what is essential.  Optionally include camera and sunblock.  NZ’s sun is particularly

Bring money for refreshments, cafe stop, the market etc.  Note, markets are generally cash only.  Water is not essential because we will be close to shops and cafes and there will be some public water fountains available en-route.

Jandals, thongs or flip flops are definitely not acceptable footwear.