Spoke Magazine

Author: Brett S Kennedy

It’s Tricky

4 By on Friday July 25 2014 in Exclusives

The Ride SMC crew are back with another video of, well, you’ll have to watch it and work it out for yourself! Yo yo yo peeps the hip hop is about to drop (to unforgivably low levels) Ride SMC is in the howlse! I see there are… More ›

This Journey is for you

0 By on Monday July 21 2014 in Exclusives

Our friends at Journey put out a great magazine for sure. If you haven’t checked it out then you need to correct that… and you can help them to keep bringing the good stuff by chucking in a few bucks towards Volume Five. More details to… More ›

Yeti launch SB5c with Switch Infinity Suspension

5 By on Friday July 18 2014

Holy surprise launch, Yeti! Well, we certainly knew little about this bike, or at least the new technology that Yeti have introduced with the new SB5c. There were rumblings that Yeti were jumping into the 5 inch travel, medium-wheel market with an all-new bike, but the… More ›

The Trail Fund NZ survey is back!

1 By on Tuesday July 15 2014

This is your chance to help yourself by helping Trail Fund NZ get better data on trail users around the country. The summary data from this survey can be used by trail advocates around New Zealand to make the case for better support of trails… More ›

The Tour is mad

1 By on Wednesday July 9 2014

Even if you’ve never thrown a leg over a road bike, it’s hard to ignore the massive spectacle that is the Tour de France. The opening four stages have seen the usual carnage, crashes, beautiful scenery and crazy spectators in Yorkshire. Yep, the race started… More ›

New rubber from WTB

0 By on Monday June 30 2014 in New products

A bunch of new tyres just showed up from WTB’s local distributor KRD Imports. Dave got really excited because he needs some new rubber for his bike, but then was let down just as quickly when he was told that none of these are for… More ›

NZ’s first crowd-funded trail?

0 By on Tuesday June 24 2014 in Exclusives

Great news just in from Jeff Carter at Southstar Trails. Make a donation and see another new trail added to the Redwoods! Rotorua Mountain Bike Club requires your help to build a new 3.5km grade 3 trail, with two entrances: one from the shuttle drop… More ›

The Best Run at Leogang

2 By on Monday June 16 2014

Aaron Gwin manages to ride the whole Leogang DH course faster than most of us ever could… on the rim. If I was Caleb I’d say that this is amazing, and he’d/I’d be right. More ›

Having a Fling

0 By on Friday June 13 2014 in Exclusives

Ever wanted to ride an 11 year-old singlespeed for 550 miles across the Scottish Highlands? No, me either. But old friend of Spoke, Markus ‘Magnus’ Stitz is one crazy ex-Wellingtonian German who did just that recently at the Highland Trail 550, punching out 100 miles on… More ›

Leogang Course Pre-Run with Claudio

0 By on Friday June 13 2014

Claudio Caluori is back with his fantastic helmet cam preview of this weekend’s gnarly World Cup DH course in Leogang, Austria. He brings along Madison/Saracen team manager Will Longden this time, who doesn’t have such a great time… More ›

Ode to Trail Fairies

0 By on Monday June 9 2014 in Exclusives

Conor Macfarlane finds the Trail Fairies and salutes the great work they do…   You know those twisty, bermed, flowy paths that run through the hills all over the world? Well, it’s common knowledge that trail fairies materialise when we’re not around and maintain these paths we… More ›