Spoke Magazine

Category: Exclusives

NZCX Nationals Report and Video

0 By on Wednesday July 29 2015 in Exclusives, Racing

By Sophie Luther Dunedin’s weather didn’t let the Cyclocross National Championships down this weekend, it gave the riders exactly what they wanted, snow, mud, ice and slippery obstacles to suffer through. The 48 hardy Cyclocross riders battled it out for the National title over the… More ›

Keaonstruction

2 By on Monday July 27 2015 in Exclusives

Richie Goldsbury is one half of the semi-fictional character Bobby Goldsbury, as featured on the popular Spoke tee-shirt from a couple of years back. He’s also a mad tinkerer, inventor, builder and rider of his own bikes. Take a look at the methods he used… More ›

The NZ Cyclocross Champions are…

0 By on Monday July 20 2015 in Exclusives, Racing

We just heard from Stylie at Hyperformance Hardware that two of his supported riders and the first couple of NZ off-road riding, Tristan Rawlence and Anja McDonald took out the NZ National Cyclocross titles in Dunedin on the weekend. Tristan was riding the Santa Cruz… More ›

Hüttcross IV finds some mud

1 By on Wednesday July 15 2015 in Exclusives, The Cyclo X Files

Claggy, thick, beautiful and brown. Gummed up grass alighted on the rim and clung to the spokes like some escaped algae. Front wheels sailed from beneath the riders in sudden and unmistakable mutiny and the soft thud of bodies on earth sounded from all directions. The long awaited… More ›

Frankly Thursday: Dave Meikle

1 By on Thursday July 9 2015 in Frankly Thursday

“If you have men who will only KOM if they know there is a good road, I don’t want them. I want men who will KOM if there is no road at all.” Dr David Livingstone. I start with this completely unadulterated quote from David Meikle’s mad… More ›

Enduro is the new Golf is the new Enduro

1 By on Tuesday July 7 2015 in Exclusives

In ‘enduro-golf’, a burgeoning new discipline which has the plus-four shod bike designers trembling in anticipation, several enduro style tracks are secretly set before the race. Each track has a par time (kind of like golf), and riders choose which tracks they want to ride.… More ›