Auckland Cycle Events in May

Autumn is in the air however the Auckland weather is playing nice and there are some great ride events in May . 10th May – Its a joint celebration for the ladies, with Sunday being Mothers Day and cyclofemme.  We’re delighted to host the Auckland Frocks on Bikes prior to their Mothers Day jaunt down to Westhaven to ride the […]

Portland Inspiration

Portland Oregon,  what can we say but an inspirational city of coffee and bikes.   A very brief visit to this city never failed to surprise, its not flat & its got terrible weather! However the population of 650,000, support over 80 bike stores with a selection of urban bikes that was truly astounding. Some of our favourite […]

Silo Markets and Fundraising

We’ve been lucky enough to be a stall holder at this summer season Silo Market surrounded by local Auckland artists & delicious food. Last night Carolyn Arthur Tri-Athlete New Zealand qualifier for the age group World Championship to be held in Chicago later this year, joined us to fundraise for her forthcoming competition.  Her unique bike art was in hot demand by locals and […]

A lovely Video Diary of tokyobike

From tokyobike Australia TOKYOBIKE DIARY FILM tokyobike Diary explores the concept of ‘Tokyo Slow’ – more about slow than fast, tokyobike is as much about discovering your city and enjoying the ride as it is about the destination. Tokyo Slow is portrayed as a personal experience, the ride itself becomes moments of leisure in between […]


To celebrate Friding (#Friding), every Friday for the month of October we are giving anyone who arrives on a bicycle a $2 Smith Coffee. We are open from 7am Monday to Friday and from 10am Saturday & Sunday. Happy Friding from Blend & Smith Coffee

What a week it’s been

Tomorrow we celebrate our first week of trading, we’ve met fabulous people, served some great coffee and been welcomed to Ponsonby and cycling community of Auckland. Thank you to everyone for your support, we’re enjoying every moment of it!   Check out the latest review: First look Blend Cafe & Bike Store Thanks for visiting us Metro Magazine