Spoke Magazine

Author: Lester Perry

KB TAKES CODGERS SUPER D

1 By on Monday May 2 2011

It’s Super D season, with Queenstown’s edition last weekend won by Kurt Lancaster, this week’s being ‘Codgers’ in Nelson where Kieran Bennett took the win, then this coming weekend the Rotorua Triple Crown kicks off. Let’s hope this trend continues! Codgers write up (from Nelsonmountainbikeclub.org.nz)… More ›

LAPIERRE DOES S.A.

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I bumped into Team Lapierre’s Sam Blenkinsop yesterday in Rotorua which reminded me I’d seen this vid and it needed posting. A couple of hours later I was home and low and behold, an email from Sam’s teammate Cameron Cole was top of the list,… More ›

ABD LANGLANDS GRIP PREVIEW

0 By on Friday April 29 2011

Caleb’s tripping around the North of the North at the moment (well, Auckland) and this morning he popped by to see the folks at Avanti and ABD. The first news of interest is that SPOKE‘s good buddy Paul Langlands is teaming up with ABD to… More ›

AKRIGG DOWN!

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Trials and street guru (and Red Bull Mini Drome London winner) Chris Akrigg had a pretty gnarly off yesterday. “So yeah, shit has hit the fan. Fell off a cliff yesterday and broke my leg and wrist.” Get well soon! Hopefully someone was there with… More ›

SCOLSEY TAKES ON SOUTH AFRICA

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A few things surprised me on this Friday morning: 1) Matt Scoles can use a computer; 2) he managed to set up a blog; and 3) he can write! Scolsey penned (well, typed) an update about his experiences in South Africa at Round 1 of… More ›

ORANGE XAR HERE NOW!

1 By on Thursday April 28 2011

So a few months back at the Single Speed Worlds in Rotorua Caleb was all stoked on his new helmet, the Giro Xar in metallic orange (which he wrote about HERE). Heaps of people were stoked on it too and dug the colour, unfortunately Worralls… More ›

TWR – PRESEASON

0 By on Wednesday April 27 2011

Somehow I let this clip slide right through my fingers. Trek World Racing in Iberia, looks like good times. No doubt the rest of their series ‘In Pursuit’ will follow as the World Cup season unfolds. I guess we’ll see Round 1 from South Africa… More ›

PIVOT M4X BIKE IS RAD!

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I’m a sucker for a solid four cross bike, and this little beauty is destined for New Zealand shores. Production should be hitting here in November…. Choice! Four inches of travel, DW Linkage and 142mm rear axle spacing. More photos here. Vid from Pivot at… More ›

MC GAZ DOES THE OTTER

0 By on Thursday April 21 2011

You’ve seen the vids, now read it from the horse’s mouth. Kelly McGarry hit Sea Otter, built up his sweet new Diamondback jump bike (above) and blogged about the experience. Rad. “I’m over here in the good ol USA now! Driving in BIG cars, Eating… More ›

WORST BIKE AWARD GOES TO….

1 By on Wednesday April 20 2011

Well done Pharell, you’ve managed to create an almost completely useless, overpriced fixed-gear bike but because it has your name ‘attached’ to it some people will buy anyway….. Don’t you realize hipsters are now riding cross bikes not fixed?! Details after the jump….. More ›

SEA OTTER GOODNESS

0 By on Monday April 18 2011

So unfortunately I didn’t make it out to Sea Otter this year (or any other year for that matter!) so we’ve got to ‘borrow’ content from around the interweb to keep y’all up to play. The vid above is from the Speed and Style Event… More ›

TWHITE'S GOES ONLINE

0 By on Friday April 15 2011

These days bike shops have to be innovative to stay ahead of the game and keep customers interested, and T White’s bikes continues to one-up most bike stores in this department. This time it’s with a fun little ad for their recently launched web store.… More ›

MOUNTAIN BIKING ON ROAD BIKES

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You may (maybe not) have noticed a lack of posts from me last week. Well I was off tripping around the South Island, with no bike! Weird, I know! Well now back to normal programming as of now (between moving house this week!) Unless you… More ›

GRAVITY x ALASKA GALLERY

1 By on Friday April 1 2011

The dudes over at Gravity have just posted a full gallery from their Alaska trip a few months back. Waddayaknow the shot above of Kelly McGazza which graces the current issue of SPOKE was shot while on that trip and is a whole lot bigger… More ›

JENNA MAK ON RED BULL

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News just in from our favorite energy drink company- they’ve added ex-mountainbiker turned fixed gear legend and all round nice lass Jenna MakGill to their roster of sponsored athletes! More ›