Spoke Magazine

Author: Lester Perry

A LOOK AROUND YETI

0 By on Thursday March 31 2011

Yeti bikes just dished out this sweet little vid put together by World Cup team member Joey Schusler of a look through their US factory. COOL. After watching this vid, go to the Yeti Website and check out their 2011 team page, there’s some killer… More ›

PUMP UP THE JAM

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Jono from Local Knowledge TV shot us through this chilled little vid from the ever expanding trails in Riverhead, Auckland. Social pump-track sessions every Thursday evening at the WCRC (we’re not sure what that is though) Compound. More ›

HRC FINAL SHEBANG

0 By on Tuesday March 29 2011

This just in from the Hamilton Riders Collective: “Things have been kicking off a little bit with the HRC crew seeing as summer is drawing to a rapid close, and the guys have been super keen to ride lately in order to make the most… More ›

MTBNZ 2011 WORLD CHAMPS SQUAD

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MTBNZ just dropped the first selection (final team named July 12th) for the MTB Worlds later this year. Wide Open team members Samara Sheppard (u23 XC) and Jay Barrett (u19 DH- pictured above) are in the list. Check out the full list after the jump…. More ›

RYAN MCCRAE DOES HRC

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The HRC (Hamilton Riders Collective) have been running low key events in Hamilton over the last 10 weeks or so, everything from short course downhills to the infamous ‘dick-athalon’ and last week was their final grass slalom for the season. SPOKE contributor Ryan McCrae rolled… More ›

Aaron LaRocque x Winter

0 By on Monday March 28 2011

Aaron LaRocque’s videos have been gobbling up my bandwidth of late, and this vid is yet another reason why. After two days in the rain and slop over the weekend, vids like this inspire to keep getting out there and amongst the cold and slippery… More ›

RIDE THE FARM JAM VID

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UNIT just dropped this cool little clip of the Farm Jam moto and dirt jump courses. Now you can ride the courses without actually riding them, know what I’m sayin’? The moto course looks rad and has certainly taken some inspiration from BMX/MTB dirt courses! More ›

ZERODE EVIDENCE SECTION

1 By on Tuesday March 22 2011

Thomas Falconer, AKA Stumpy, has been upping his video game in the last couple of years and in February released a New Zealand downhill film titled Evidence. James Dodds’ section in the vid has been getting rave reviews from viewers so Stumpy cut up a… More ›

COOL KIDS WEAR TSG LIDS

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TSG safety gear is relatively new to New Zealand shores but it’s been a major player internationally for a while now. Just look at the head of your favourite dirtjumper and there’s a good chance they’ll have a TSG atop their mop. TSG have just… More ›

WIDEOPEN DOES TAIPEI BIKE SHOW

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Matt from Wide Open Distro was over at the Taipei Bike Show last week, and judging by some of the photos on the Wide Open facebook page he saw some interesting stuff…… Hmmm, could be some interesting new product from them soon?? There’s a bunch… More ›

MAVIC TESTING x Julien Absalon

0 By on Monday March 21 2011

I just rolled across this vid on the interwebs….. Julien Absalon (XC uber-guy) talking about doing testing with Mavic. It’s a pretty interesting little flick so spare a couple of mins and have a watch. More ›

PURE BLACK IN BLACK AND WHITE

0 By on Monday March 14 2011

Ok, so this is a roadie themed post but still loosely relevant to MTB in New Zealand I think? Pure Black Racing is setting a new standard for cycling teams (that includes MTB)  in New Zealand with their slick team image, business setup and top… More ›

WIN A MTB MASTERCLASS WITH J-LO

1 By on Wednesday March 9 2011

Big ‘tings- Trek Australia is putting up a coaching session with Justin Leov as a prize for a comp they’re running, pretty basic to enter but you do need to use Twitter to do so. (Don’t be afraid, it’s not that bad.) If you’re happy… More ›

MCGAZZA GETS DIRT(Y)

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The latest drop of DIRT Magazine has a solid 15 page New Zealand feature and the legend that is Kelly McGarry has some rad shots in there…. RAD….. Check it out once you’ve purchased your latest copy of SPOKE – priorities! More ›