Getting out on the roads is a big step for most people, so starting with other people is always easier. Rope in a friend or family member. Having someone to keep you motivated while you get confident can help you along your journey.
Cycling culture in Wellington is taking off. There could be a bike group out there to help you connect with other riders. Check out these groups in Wellington.
Attending a cycling event is another great way to meet other people who ride. A lunchtime ride or a cycle challenge could be the thing to motivate you. Have a look at some upcoming events.