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Aucklanders pedal the Harbour Bridge

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 12/11/2016

Cyclists biking on Auckland Harbour Bridge. © Twitter/Bikethebridge Cyclists biking on Auckland Harbour Bridge. Cyclists have taken over Auckland Harbour Bridge, relishing their one opportunity each year to enjoy its stunning views while pedalling a pushie.

Armed with cameras and sipping coffees, Bike the Bridge riders began assembling before sunrise on Sunday morning at Auckland's North Shore.

With authorities closing south-bound motorway lanes, the annual event is the only chance cyclists get to ride the bridge.

Participants have the choice to make a 22km round trip south and north across the bridge or simply ride in one direction.

Last year's event was a sell out.

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