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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




SouthernCross CX

One of our favourite venues, Spencer Park never disappoints with a plethora of big sandy hills to utilise.

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Rude Rock Shoeless

How about a lap down Rude Rock on Coronet Peak with no shoes on!

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Rotorua Riding

Will Keay headed up to Crankworx to race the Giant Toa Enduro and check out what Rotorua has to offer.

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Introducing the All-New Turbo Levo

We're excited to announce the all-new 2019 Turbo Levo! We had the opportunity to test ride the new Levo with Specialized NZ a week ago at Craigieburn and it was an epic ride. Blue skies, perfect dirt and a ripper crew.

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New Rockhoppers Rolling In

We just built up a few 2019 Specialized Rockhoppers and they're looking pretty sweet! The Rockhopper is the go-to hardtail 29er mountain bike.

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Shimano Factory Tour

Recently I was lucky enough to be invited to go on a Shimano Factory tour. I am told that this is a rare privilege, Shimano only has 2-3 tours a year that is open to dealers.

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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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Rocky Mountain 2018 Slayer C30

$4999 $6499

All killer, no filler.

With a pedigree of success on the most aggressive Enduro World Series tracks, the all-carbon Slayer’s descending aptitude and uncanny ability to hold speed in rugged terrain are matched with surprising pedaling efficiency. Predictable and capable, its rate curve provides good support at sag and a moderate ramp towards the endstroke—perfect for sending bike park laps and big mountain lines.

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