Spoke Magazine

Author: Caleb Smith

SRAM’s new Guide brake is here!

3 By on Wednesday March 26 2014 in New products

At the SRAM Trail House in Queenstown SRAM chose not to introduce us to the new Guide brake (saving it for last week’s Trail House in Moab), pretty much because we were at a DH launch and this was an all mountain brake. That’s not… More ›

CamelBak supporting grassroots MTB through Trail Fund NZ

1 By on Tuesday March 25 2014

Trail Fund NZ is very pleased to announce that CamelBak® will be a sponsor for 2014. The sponsorship includes development of a custom version of the top quality CamelBak Podium® bottle. These Trail Fund NZ branded bottles incorporate Jet Valve™ which provides a self-sealing valve… More ›

The Triple Crown is BACK!

1 By in Exclusives, Racing

It’s on again. The longest running Enduro event in the World, New Zealand, North Island, Central North Island is on again on Sunday 4th May 2014, now in its 7th year! Once again it will be downhillers against XC racers, but added into the mix this… More ›

Coast Gravity Park Preview via NSMB

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The boys over at NSMB headed over to the first public preview day at the Coastal Crews Coast Gravity Park and whipped up this sweet little clip. If you’re planning a BC visit, it looks like adding in a four day pass to this place… More ›

What is WORD?

1 By on Monday March 24 2014 in Exclusives

In a little bit of a different tack, we decided that instead of writing a story for the web about Ash Burgess and her amazing after-school and holiday WORD mountain bike programme for kids that it would be better to get the dirt straight from… More ›


0 By on Thursday March 13 2014

Wide Open Distributors are seeking an experienced bicycle mechanic to manage our busy Rotorua based workshop.  This is a full time position with immediate start. Experience within the cycling industry and some product knowledge is an advantage. In this role, your key duties will include:… More ›

POC helmets and clothing available online at NZO

2 By on Tuesday March 11 2014

In a pretty rad development, NZO Active, makers and designers of fine mountain bike clothing since forever, have done a deal with the POC distributors in New Zealand and now stock a full range of the Swedish goodness on their web store. And you can… More ›

Must Watch: Juliana x RideHousemartin adventure!

2 By on Monday March 10 2014

Our trip went down in early February in beautiful Nelson, New Zealand and the surrounding areas of the Nelson Tasman district. We planned a little backcountry adventure with a few of my friends on our Juliana bikes. We started off with one of the toughest… More ›

Bunyan Velo // Issue No. 04

0 By on Thursday February 27 2014

Free online magazines always amaze me and Bunyan Velo’s latest edition sits in that category once again. It might not be everybody’s cup of tea but if you like riding bikes, quality writing and great inspirational imagery then it’s worth a flick through. More ›

Anka Martin X NZO Clothing

0 By on Wednesday February 26 2014

Gaz from NZO Clothing writes some funny as newsletters. And while this week’s is not as funny as they normally are, it did carry the message that Anka Martin is now on the NZO programme, waving goodbye to some international sponsors and friends in favour… More ›

Who is this guy? Emmerson Wilken

0 By in Exclusives

Recently the QMTBC held the Wynyard Jam in conjunction with Atlas Beer Cafe. With the likes of Bernard Kerr and Eliot Jackson in town throwing down, Emmerson became one of the standouts and much talked about for his flip on the third hit of Big… More ›