Spoke Magazine

Author: Seb Kemp

Kranked Kids

0 By on Wednesday November 30 2011 in Off topic

As you all well know Bjørn Enga was the mastermind behind the Kranked series of mountain bike movies. After a while he moved onto other filmmaking pastures, like making yoga movies. He came back to mountain bike movies for a brief spell which included the… More ›

A Skier’s Journey

0 By on Tuesday November 29 2011 in Off topic

Okay, so many of you below the equator are probably happy to have the winter behind you for now but this is timeless quality programming whatever your flavour and whatever you like to do. Jordan Manley, the genius behind many of the best mountain bike… More ›

Happy Mac

0 By on Thursday November 24 2011 in Off topic

Via the Wired Magazine Twitter feed I found this short story on the lady who was behind the creation of the graphic icons in computing that we rely so heavily on these days. It is her work that saved us from the dross of Dos.… More ›

Genuine storytelling?

0 By on Saturday November 19 2011 in Off topic

I love this video and I really didn’t expect to because it was described to me as, “A couple of Germans go hike-a-biking up a big mountain and then ride down again”. From previous experience of German videos they are generally pretty shitty. Mountain bike… More ›

Queenstown Taxis

2 By on Thursday November 17 2011 in Off topic

Hungry for some Dirt Park action? I am after watching this nicely pieced together video by Jon Bokrantz for Queenstown Bike Taxis. From the QBT website, “Queenstown Bike Taxis offers a transport only service to help you and your bike get to the trails around… More ›

How not to…coach.

5 By on Wednesday November 16 2011 in Off topic

Vito Sport and BikeRidersUnited ‘How To': Drops – More Mountain Bike Videos I’m going to probably make some enemies here, but this needs saying. Pro riders with no coaching experience, qualification, training or indeed knack for it, need to stop putting out stuff like this.… More ›

Rear Wheel Sweepers are ___

3 By on Tuesday November 15 2011 in Off topic

More Mountain Biking Videos I have come to admire how these FastFokus guys have put together a series of videos shot all over the world (including a Kelly McGarry in NZ episode), but this episode is the most exceptional example of the rear wheel sweeper.… More ›