Welcome to Chain Reaction NZ
Since 2000, we have helped thousands of Christchurch riders achieve their goals. We support our cycling community through trail building, athlete support, sponsoring local club races and by offering great service with the best bikes and gear available. Our friendly, helpful staff are all riders and keen to help you enjoy bikes as much as we do. Come in, have a look, get some advice and maybe take a bike for a spin. We're happy to help.
We are a group of passionate cyclists and skilled individuals. Professional, energetic and engaged in the community, we're happy to share our bike passion with the people of Canterbury. Independently owned, we've been selling and servicing bikes and gear since 2000.
We're on the YouTubes.
Building the Aethos Founder's Edition
Just a quick 90 second build video featuring the Specialized S-Works Aethos Founder's Edition. Limited to 300 worldwide, this is the one and only Aethos Founder's Edition in New Zealand and we're really excited to deliver it to one of our best customers.
Dave's Race RAW - Gravity Canterbury 2020
Conditions were perfect for Dave's Race, a Gravity Canterbury DH race in memory of Dave Balderstone, here in Christchurch. Here are raw clips of seeding and race runs.
Latest from the blog.
The Specialized S-Works Aethos Founder's Edition is built purely for the love of riding. Limited to 300 worldwide, this is the one and only Aethos Founder's Edition in New Zealand and we're really excited to deliver it to one of our best customers.
The all-new Stumpjumper combines the lightness and pedalling efficiency of the Epic Evo and capability of the Stumpjumper Evo into one awesome all-around trail bike. From after work trail rides in the Port Hills to all-day Craigieburn missions, this new Stumpjumper is the lightest, most efficient, most all-around capable Stumpjumper ever.
The all-new Stumpjumper Evo is a capable and lively trail bike built to full-send down the hill with the efficiency to pedal back up. Featuring 160/150mm of front/rear performance tuned travel, new suspension kinematics and maximum adjustability via independent head angle and bottom bracket height adjustment, this bike is a real ripper.
Bikes on Special
Most of these bikes are available in-store while some are available to special order. Limited stock. Please contact us for availability of a specific model and size.
Comfort, performance and efficiency.
Body Geometry Fit offers benefits to all rider types, mountain or road. It's a comprehensive process that creates the perfect union between bike and body. Our trained Body Geometry Fit technicians can have you on your way to a pleasant, healthy riding experience.
We service all brands of bikes.
We have a professional, comprehensive workshop capable of servicing all bike brands, from a quick tune-up to full suspension servicing and custom builds. The boys have years of experience, are trained up on all the latest and greatest tech and are avid cyclists who care about your bike as much as you do.