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Category: Racing

2W Enduro report and results (with video)

0 By on Monday February 23 2015 in Racing

Masters ‘smashes it’ to take an upset win. Words and photography by nicklambert.co.nz A capacity field of 400 enjoyed dry and dusty conditions in Rotorua during today’s Giant 2W Gravity Enduro, beating the onset of the forecast rain which arrived at the end of prizegiving. New… 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 ›

Dodzy Memorial Wrap Up and Results

1 By on Monday February 9 2015 in Exclusives, Racing

Like the rest of the country, Nelson was suffering an extremely dry summer and Wairoa Gorge which normally attracts its fair share of rain was exceptionally dry. Spirits though were high as riders from all over the country descended onto this garden of paradise. But… More ›

XC Nats get epic in Rotorua

1 By on Wednesday January 28 2015 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

Media Release January 27 (NZST) A head to head battle between New Zealand’s top mountain bikers that may run till the Rio Olympics will be a feature of the 3rd Rotorua Bike Festival in February. At the 2014 New Zealand National Mountain Bike cross-country championships, Te… More ›

Registration Opens Thursday for Crankworx Rotorua

0 By on Tuesday January 20 2015 in Racing

Registration for the first two events of the inaugural Crankworx Rotorua opens 9 a.m. NZDT Thursday, January 22 and those lucky enough to secure a spot can expect to ride with the best. Athletes interested in racing the Toa Enduro Rotorua,and the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill… More ›

Jerome Clementz announces 2015 Partners

0 By on Wednesday January 14 2015 in Racing

Jérôme Clementz has set up his new team for 2015. Managing his own structure, Jey had the opportunity to choose the best partners that share his vision of the sport and provide the best product to enjoy riding while pushing the boundaries of the sport.… More ›

Scott adds Neko Mulally to the team

0 By on Thursday January 8 2015 in Racing

It’s news that most knew already but as of today it’s official. Neko Mulally is now riding for the Scott/Gstaad team. For the Scott/Gstaad team though it’s been a matter of out with most of the old and in with the new with Emilie Siegenthaler,… More ›

T-Mo on the way to Rotorua

0 By on Monday January 5 2015 in Racing

A matching set of Enduro World Champions will be in Rotorua for the Bike Festival in February. Tracy Moseley from the United Kingdom won the Enduro World Series in 2014 after a season long battle with another mountain biking legend, Anne Caroline Chausson of France. Moseley… More ›

Crankworx is Coming – Rotorua 2015

1 By on Friday December 12 2014 in Racing

Mountain Bike Rotorua, EIVOMEDIA and Skyline Rotorua present the venue for the inaugural Southern Hemisphere event, Crankworx. Check out the ambassadors (Louis Hamilton, Lisa Horlor and Matt Walker) of Crankworx Rotorua as they rip up the trails of Skyline Gravity Park. Crankworx is definitely coming!… More ›

Underground Super D Round 3 Results

4 By on Wednesday November 26 2014 in Exclusives, Racing

For the third round of the McCashins Underground Super D we mixed things up a bit and headed into the suburbia above Ngaio to ride a fairly unknown trail, the legality of which is sometimes questioned. Thirty-nine riders made their way to the top (well… More ›

Dan Atherton Builds First Ever Red Bull Hardline

0 By on Wednesday November 26 2014 in Racing

And nine of the world’s greatest bike handlers come to race the most challenging timed downhill race the world has ever seen. In the glorious sunshine of early September nine of the world’s greatest bike handlers travelled to the stunning Dyfi valley in Mid Wales… More ›

A day out at the Lyttelton Urban DH

1 By on Tuesday November 25 2014 in Exclusives, Racing

Spoke contributor Ryan Foley was out at the Lyttelton Urban DH on the weekend and sent across a report and photos for us to enjoy… Saturday’s weather was bipolar. Stinking hot till the afternoon, then the southerly came along and down the mercury plummeted, along… More ›