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Dan Atherton Builds First Ever Red Bull Hardline

0 By on Wednesday November 26 2014 in Racing

And nine of the world’s greatest bike handler’s come to race the most-challenging timed downhill race the world has ever seen. In the glorious sunshine of early September nine of the world’s greatest bike-handlers travelled to the stunning Dyfi valley in Mid Wales to ride… More ›

Chris Johnston’s Final Shred with an iPhone

0 By on Tuesday November 25 2014

After a bad elbow injury in Chile early this year and almost a full season of recovery, Chris’ elbow did not regain full range of motion. Last week he underwent a second surgery to help regain some of that range. This is his last ride… More ›

A day out at the Lyttelton Urban DH

1 By on Tuesday November 25 2014 in Exclusives, Racing

Spoke contributor Ryan Foley was out at the Lyttelton Urban DH on the weekend and sent across a report and photos for us to enjoy… Saturday’s weather was bipolar. Stinking hot till the afternoon, then the southerly came along and down the mercury plummeted, along… More ›

Underground Super D Round 2 – Results

1 By on Sunday November 23 2014

This morning saw the second round of the Under Ground Super D go down in a very sunny Wainui. Thirty people made both stage start lines with the number eligible for the overall now down to 21 hardy souls. That number will drop again this… More ›

Teaser: Chris Johnston’s Final Shred

3 By on Saturday November 22 2014 in Exclusives

Kiwi half of The Nomads Chris “the courier” Johnston sent us this trailer for an exclusive clip we’ll get to see in a few day’s time. Dubbed ‘The Final Shred’ this is Chris’ last ride before undergoing a second operation on his elbow from a crash… More ›

Frankly Thursday: Brian DeZiel

0 By on Friday November 21 2014 in Exclusives, Frankly Thursday

The bike industry is full of interesting people, doing interesting jobs, and most of them have some interesting tales to tell. Brian DeZiel is one of these people, as Trek’s ‘International Regional Manager’, boy he’s got some stories to tell (many of which we couldn’t post… More ›

Peak to Creek: Episode 2- An Educational Build Series

0 By on Wednesday November 19 2014

Freehub have just released the second installment in their six part “Educational Build Series” following the folks at Retallack Lodge. With snow on the ground, the Peak to Creek scouting team takes to the woods—exploring the history and terrain Retallack has to offer. Watch the… More ›

Tim Pierce and Will Jackways make Cinematic GOLD

1 By on Wednesday November 19 2014

Tim Pierce has come a long, long way from printing shitty T-shirts that showed us love for the hardtail mountain bike. These days he can be found filming and producing prime time TV advertisements or amazing pieces like this look at legendary Wanaka snowboarder Will… More ›

440 Enduro Post-Race

0 By on Tuesday November 18 2014 in Exclusives

Rain rain go away, come again another day. Well, it did go away then came again that same afternoon. Riders from all over the North Island had nervously eyed the weather maps for a week, everyone making their own assumptions about what may play out… More ›