'Get on a bike, see how fun it is' - hole in the wall bicycle mechanic on his riding passion

From First Up, 5:34 am on 25 August 2023

Winter is almost over, and you may have noticed people braving the conditions and getting around by bike.

Over recent years, imports of electric and standard bikes have shot up, and that's meant more shops and mechanics around the place.

Our reporter Leonard Powell was in the Auckland suburb of Mt Albert when he spotted a hole in the wall and a man named Josca Craig-Smith working on some wheels.