Spoke Magazine

Author: Lester Perry

MOUNTAIN BIKING ON ROAD BIKES

0 By on Wednesday April 13 2011

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

0 By on Thursday March 31 2011

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 ›

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

2 By on Thursday March 31 2011

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

1 By on Tuesday March 29 2011

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

1 By on Tuesday March 29 2011

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

0 By on Monday March 28 2011

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

0 By on Tuesday March 22 2011

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

0 By on Tuesday March 22 2011

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 ›