Spoke Magazine

Yeti launch SB5c with Switch Infinity Suspension

3 By on Friday July 18 2014

Holy surprise launch, Yeti! Well, we certainly knew little about this bike, or at least the new technology that Yeti have introduced with the new SB5c. There were rumblings that Yeti were jumping into the 5 inch travel, medium-wheel market with an all-new bike, but the… More ›

FOX presents FMD Racing

0 By on Thursday July 17 2014 in Racing

FOX have proudly supported Tahnee Seagrave and her quest for the rainbow stripes for the last five years. Over this period a natural evolution of the setup was to expand into a full Junior development team (FMD Racing) in order to help other up and… More ›

Seven till Eight

0 By on Thursday July 17 2014

  Beng Kidney is just like you. He works for the weekend and when the weekend arrives he can’t remember the weekdays. There’s a little Kidney in us all. – I live in the valley There are trees here. They didn’t want it, roots painted… More ›

The Trail Fund NZ survey is back!

1 By on Tuesday July 15 2014

This is your chance to help yourself by helping Trail Fund NZ get better data on trail users around the country. The summary data from this survey can be used by trail advocates around New Zealand to make the case for better support of trails… More ›

Press Release: EWS4 – Memorable debut for La Thuile

0 By on Monday July 14 2014

A breathtaking final has just closed the epic weekend at La Thuile. This first-time involvement of the Aosta Valley venue in the Enduro World Series has been remarkable and the Round ran perfectly from all perspectives. The organising machine worked really well and it brought… More ›

Let them eat Chris King

3 By on Friday July 11 2014 in New products

When I mentioned on Spoke’s Instagram and Facebook channels yesterday that I’d never owned anything Chris King, it was met with shock, awe and disdain. How could it have taken me so long? It’s not that I haven’t valued their quality and reputation, as Spoke… More ›

Reon and Kate: Big Fat Gypsy Racing

1 By on Thursday July 10 2014 in Big Fat Gypsy Racing

Well we made it. After returning from our last international season you’d think there might be some down time. There wasn’t. Now we’re definitely not complaining as it’s not often you get to leave behind your jobs, responsibilities, and annoying flatmates and head to Europe… More ›

Beyond the Bike: Mike Hopkins

0 By on Thursday July 10 2014

Mike Hopkins is a rider different to many. While many chase the summer through the two hemispheres, Mike embraces the snow and gets back to his roots as a pro skier. There aren’t too many pro riders who can take their talents between two sports… More ›

These Days

1 By on Wednesday July 9 2014 in Beng Kidney

  Beng Kidney is just like you. His youth was spent wondering if his genitals were presentable and his adulthood is spent making an incremental series of compromises that his child-self would not forgive. There’s a little Kidney in us all. – Being an old… More ›

Hayden Lee killing it in Europe

0 By on Wednesday July 9 2014 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

Fox/Giant’s Hayden Lee is on a little racing tour of Europe and is hitting the podium on a regular basis. The Tauranga rider has been mixing it up with Europe’s best enduro racers and looks at home standing up there next to them!   Report from… More ›

The Tour is mad

1 By on Wednesday July 9 2014

Even if you’ve never thrown a leg over a road bike, it’s hard to ignore the massive spectacle that is the Tour de France. The opening four stages have seen the usual carnage, crashes, beautiful scenery and crazy spectators in Yorkshire. Yep, the race started… More ›

Behind The Bill: In inside look at Fort William

0 By on Monday July 7 2014

Behind The Bill is a short documentary about the work that goes into transforming a Scottish mountainside into one of the world’s best race venues. The Mountain Bike World Cup in Fort William (Fort Bill) is a huge success, and has won dozens of awards… More ›