New Stumpjumper

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New Stumpjumper

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218 Moorhouse Ave
Christchurch, NZ

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Welcome to Chain Reaction, one of Christchurch's outstanding bike shops

We all remember the first time we rode a bike, the wind in our hair, the freedom, the joy! At Chain Reaction, we love riding dirt, road and even BMX. We love riding with our family and friends. We offer new and old riders a place to talk with experienced staff who can help you on your cycling journey.

Since Chain Reaction first opened in 2000, we have helped thousands of cyclists achieve their cycling needs and dreams. We support the biking community through events, trail building, rides, seminars and athlete support. Our friendly, helpful staff all ride, from the commuter, the road rider, trail, downhill and BMX. We all have one thing in common, we love bikes and want to help you enjoy them as much as possible.

Call in and meet us, get some advice and maybe take a bike for a spin. We have exceptional gear to offer and want to help you get the most out of your bike.

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.

218 Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch, NZ
03 943 4925

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Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4




New Epic EVO

Jul 11, 2018

The EVO is the more shreddy Epic that quite a few customers are looking for. Now spec'd with a dropper post, bigger fork, wider bars and meaty tyres, the Epic EVO is the all-day, backcountry ripper.

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Specialized 2019 Early Release

Jul 09, 2018

Specialized has just released a handful of new bikes as part of an early 2019 release, with updated specs, colours and a few new models.

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The New Shape of Speed

Jul 03, 2018

The all-new Venge is the fastest bike Specialized has ever created. It's faster and more aerodynamic than the Venge ViAS, yet lighter than the Tarmac SL5.

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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.

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Winter Sale on now!

2017 Enduro Comp 29
$3,500! $4,800

We've got some good deals on remaining 2017 bikes and even new 2018 ones. Now's a good time to treat yourself to a good bike.

Some of these bikes are in-store while the some are in-stock with Specialized NZ. Contact us to check the availability of a particular model or size. If we have to order a bike, it usually just takes a few days for us to receive it and build it up.

Every bike we sell comes with a FREE 1st Check at 6 weeks. This check is to make sure that everything is still tight, gears tuned, suspension feeling good, etc. This is just the last step in quality assurance.

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