Spoke Magazine

Category: PRESS RELEASE

Through The Lens Summer Sessions

0 By on Monday March 23 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

TTL Winner 2015 – Johanna Lundgren & Lucie Vodrazkova Through the Lens Summer Sessions powered by SRAM/RockShox Back for 2015, this time with the support of industry heavyweights SRAM/RockShox headlining the act, the Summer Sessions again proved why they are becoming known as the hottest… More ›

Wet start for Trans NZ Enduro

0 By on Saturday March 7 2015 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

Trans NZ Enduro, Race report day one Words by Gary Campbell “We been through every kind of rain there is. Little bitty stingin’ rain…..and big ol’ fat rain. Rain that flew in sideways. And sometimes rain even seemed to come up straight from underneath.” New… More ›

Crankworx release rider roster

1 By on Wednesday March 4 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

ROTORUA March 4, 2015 – The invites are out for the first Slopestyle event of the Crankworx World Tour, launching the quest to secure the Triple Crown of Slopestyle in its inaugural year. The coveted Triple Crown has been created to recognise the perfect trifecta… More ›

POC supports kids mountain biking initiative

0 By on Thursday February 26 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Leading cycle gear brand POC has teamed up with youth mountain biking not-for-profit WORD to become its official safety partner. WORD director Ash Burgess says the partnership is a great fit for the Wellington region-wide initiative. “Safety is a big priority when you’re taking 7–17… More ›

YT release TUES carbon DH bike

0 By on Friday February 20 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Press Release 02/19/2015 TUES CF – it’s done: YT’s flagship downhill bike now in carbon. In April 2015, Forchheim-based bike manufacturer YT Industries will bring a brand new carbon version of its TUES downhill bike to the market. The heir to the much-acclaimed aluminum version is the result… More ›

Brannigan, Columb win National DH titles

1 By on Sunday February 15 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Trek World Racing professional George Brannigan pulled out a superb ride to break the three minute barrier and retain his elite men’s downhill title at the National Mountain Bike Championships in Rotorua today, as part of the opening weekend of the annual Rotorua Bike Festival.… More ›

Cooper, Fluker win National XC titles

0 By on Saturday February 14 2015 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

*Words by Greg Palmer. Commonwealth Games gold medallist Anton Cooper has reclaimed New Zealand Mountain Bike Championship honours after winning the elite men’s cross country race in Rotorua today. In a repeat of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Cooper held off fellow New Zealand representative Sam… More ›

Along For The Ride

0 By on Wednesday February 11 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

In our next issue we have a little story on a fantastic new TV series featuring Wellington presenter, rider and all-round good guy Simon Morton. Called Along For The Ride, it starts this Saturday on TV One. Bike-nut- slash-radio presenter Simon Morton rolls out on… More ›

Hero. Legend. Brother.

0 By on Monday February 2 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Media Release: Monday February 2 Rotorua mountain biker Lance Tavinor was all those things and more when he took on the solo category in the 24 hours of Nduro in the Whakarewarewa Forest over the weekend. With $5 from every entry going to Kidney Health… More ›