Spoke Magazine

Author: Caleb Smith

Eagle vs Shark vs Lisa Horlor

1 By on Monday December 22 2014 in Exclusives

Eagle vs Shark is a cult classic NZ movie, released in 2007 featuring actors Loren Taylor and comedian Jemaine Clement. This movie is not that movie. If you haven’t seen it, well you probably should rent it on iTunes tonight, with your partner…or your Mum.… More ›

Cactus release new bike pack the Nort

0 By on Thursday December 18 2014

Cactus have made some of the best bike backpacks of all time in the Henry and the Zero (review below) but they have just updated the lineup with the new Nort pack and produced this funky little video to show just how much you can… More ›

Incoming: Shimano M200 shoes

0 By on Wednesday December 17 2014 in New products

Back in 2012 Shimano released the M162 shoe. Over the last few years it’s become a bit of a sleeper hit with aggressive trail riders who didn’t want the bulk of Shimano’s actual All Mountain shoe (the AM45, which was actually more like a DH… More ›

Martyn Ashton: Year One

2 By on Wednesday December 17 2014

Unless you live under a rock (that same rock that I’m always talking about) you should know who Martyn Ashton is. In case you don’t, he’s one of the greatest trials riders of all time and like Akrigg and MacAskill he recently garnered a fair… More ›

Crankworx is Coming – Rotorua 2015

1 By on Friday December 12 2014 in Racing

Mountain Bike Rotorua, EIVOMEDIA and Skyline Rotorua present the venue for the inaugural Southern Hemisphere event, Crankworx. Check out the ambassadors (Louis Hamilton, Lisa Horlor and Matt Walker) of Crankworx Rotorua as they rip up the trails of Skyline Gravity Park. Crankworx is definitely coming!… More ›

Don’t Buy This Jacket

4 By on Friday December 5 2014 in Exclusives

Wow! I just read this seriously thought provoking story over on Groundswell.org. Its takes a look at outdoor clothing giant Patagonia’s direction to sell less product. Yup, you read that right, they want to limit growth. Company founder Yvon Chouinard has been quoted as saying… More ›

Fall Time Living At Coast Gravity Park

0 By on Friday December 5 2014

The Coastal Crew’s been keeping busy in the woods of the Sunshine Coast creating the world’s first year-round mountain bike facility in the small coastal town of Sechelt. Funded entirely by the support of the mountain bike community, this project is a true testament to… More ›

ESCAPE – The story behind Jerome’s latest video

0 By on Thursday December 4 2014

Two weeks after the launch of the video ESCAPE Mount Rinjani with Jérôme Clementz and Pauline Dieffenthaler, the team would like to explain the story of that adventure. This is not an action video but a making-of of the trip. Discover why Jérôme wanted to… More ›