Spoke Magazine

ANZAC Singlespeeds this weekend

0 By on Monday April 20 2015 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

Young gun v old hand. It’ll be a battle between one of the legends of singlespeed racing in New Zealand and a young gun at the Anzac Singlespeed Championships in Rotorua, this Sunday. Think of the physically demanding discipline of one-geared mountain biking and Garth… More ›

A Day Out with Jon Bokrantz

0 By on Monday April 20 2015

Every devoted mountain biker strives to travel the world, explore new locations, and experience the finest of singletrack. However, riding the same trails you’ve done for years and years might be equally exciting. Maybe it’s because nothing seems to change, the revival of old memories,… More ›

Mud and Smiles at Banshee Super D

0 By on Monday April 20 2015 in Racing

“Third time lucky eh?!” exclaimed women’s winner Janine Kavanagh as she took a hard fought victory in the inaugural running of the Banshee Super D over the weekend. Having suffered from both injury and mechanical misfortune in other events this year, Kavanagh was finally able… More ›

Shimano releases 11 Speed Deore XT Groupset

0 By on Friday April 17 2015 in New products

OSAKA (April 16, 2015) – With DEORE XT M8000, Shimano has elevated the performance level and options of the industry’s original mountain bike component group to accommodate limitless riding adventures. With DEORE XT M8000, Shimano delivers XTR-level features, premium performance and value. Now 11-speed, the… More ›

Chris Akrigg – Bread and frickin’ Butter

0 By on Thursday April 16 2015

From Chriss Akrigg – So over the last couple of years it seems I’ve been getting more and more diverse riding-wise, and that’s even by my standards! So I though it would be a good idea to get back on the mountain bike. I packed… More ›

What the hell is 27.5+ ?

16 By on Tuesday April 14 2015

Is your brain in a tizz trying to keep up with the latest bike trends? Mine was, so I got Caleb to make some calls to his famous bike buddies at WTB and Fox Racing Shox on the top of the planet (they invent all… More ›

FOX NZ Presents We Ride at 440 Bike Park

0 By on Friday April 10 2015

Before they hit Crankworx, the McCauls and the Kovariks hit up 440 Mountain Bike Park in Auckland for a little shoulder rubbing with a bunch of New Zealand Fox retailers. We posted the photos a few weeks back and now here’s the video clip. More ›

Must Watch: The Nomads vs the NZ Enduro

0 By on Thursday April 9 2015

Kiwi Chris Johnston and Aussie Dylan Wolsky are the Nomads, and in this self filmed account of the amazing NZ Enduro the two capture what it’s like from the racers’ perspective. It’s a must watch and a pretty amazing advert for the event. More ›

Incoming: Fox release Ma…. I mean Kabolt

0 By on Thursday April 9 2015

So it seems great minds think alike and just a day after RockShox announced their new Maxle Stealth, Fox have released their own version of the same damn thing, the Kabolt. But that is good for us/you; no matter where your fork allegiance lies you… More ›