Spoke Magazine

Author: Tama Easton

New Burkes Cycles Website Launched

2 By on Wednesday August 6 2014 in PRESS RELEASE

One of New Zealand’s oldest bike shops has now got New Zealand’s newest bike shop website. Burkes Cycles have just launched a brand new online store: http://www.burkescycles.co.nz The new website was born out of feedback from hundreds of customers about how they wanted to shop… More ›

Drop In New Zealand Episode 13 – Best Of

0 By on Monday April 14 2014

Get ready for a whirlwind tour of New Zealand riding spots. The Best of Drop In New Zealand is exactly what it says it is, and worth watching every second of its 24 minutes. The Kiwi rider showreel kicks in at 17 minutes. Over the… More ›

Drop In New Zealand Episode 8 – Wellington

0 By on Monday March 24 2014

Today’s Drop In New Zealand flashback comes from Wellington. The North Island saw a lot of changes for the crew make-up. Producer Mike Johansen (who kept a tight ship) was replaced by producer Tim Bieber (who liked to party) and we were joined by riders… More ›

Drop In New Zealand Comes to YouTube

0 By on Sunday February 16 2014

Nine years ago a bunch of the world’s best freeriders arrived in Christchurch Airport to make a TV show of their adventures around New Zealand. The series captures a slice of New Zealand mountain biking as it was in early 2005, containing trails, trials, tribulations,… More ›

Mountain Bike B.A.S.E. Jump from Bolivia’s Death Road

1 By on Tuesday December 24 2013

Many of you will of heard of Alistair Matthew and the crazy contingent of Kiwi mountain bikers known as “Gravity Bolivia”. This morning Alistair sent through a link to their latest escapades which involve a ramp, a mountain biker, a parachute, and a cliff in Bolivia.… More ›

2013 Longest Day Ride Kicking Off

0 By on Friday December 20 2013

This Saturday is the longest day of the year and hordes of mountain bikers all over the country are gearing up to make the most of it. If you’re heading out for a Longest Day Ride share your posts/ photos/ tweets via the #longestdayride hashtag.… More ›

Longest Day Ride kicks off this Friday

0 By on Thursday December 20 2012

At sunrise Friday the Longest Day Ride kicks off all over New Zealand – with a lot of people riding a lot of crazy-ass missions from sunrise to sunset. Longest Day Ride Plans involve everything from singlespeeds, to tandems, to hike-a-bikes, to road bikes, to… More ›