Spoke Magazine

Always Summer Somewhere

0 By on Thursday October 30 2014

We featured a story in Issue 57 about what the SRAM crew and the Housemartins got up to after the SRAM launch in Queenstown… now here’s a sweet little video documenting their trip up to Nelson. Makes you want to do it eh? We always… More ›

Bicycle Safety on Acid

3 By on Wednesday October 29 2014 in WTF?

If you like a bit of surrealism with your community safety videos, this clip from 1963 will trip you out. It features a bunch of kids going for a picnic ride while inexplicably wearing ape masks, a bit of fat shaming, stereotyping and grisly deaths aplenty.… More ›

Salsa get fresh New Zealand distributor

1 By on Friday October 24 2014 in PRESS RELEASE

New Zealand’s independent bike shops have a new go‐to supplier for Salsa Cycles. In a new distribution arrangement effective October 16th, 2014, Salsa Cycles will be distributed to the New Zealand market exclusively through Cycletech New Zealand Ltd of Paraparaumu. Salsa Cycles has built its… More ›

Nine Minutes of Radness

5 By on Wednesday October 22 2014

Rod came in to the office raving about this video he’d seen on Facebook this week. The folks at Bikemag.com did some internet sleuthing and found the original YouTube video, and well, we just stole it… nine minutes of what the Rodfather thinks is the… More ›


0 By on Tuesday October 21 2014

Farm Jam organisers Brett and Dan Frew have announced that their event, The Farm Jam, will take a break for 2015 and return as a biennial event (held every two years) in 2016. The high-profile action sports event in New Zealand’s South Island has developed… More ›

Incoming: Bell Super 2R

1 By on Friday October 17 2014 in New products

There was a time, a simple time, when one could throw on a pair of Stubbies, a T-shirt and some joggers, chuck a recycled Esky/Chilly Bin on your noggin and go have a ride. You didn’t have to think about it at all. There were no… More ›