Spoke Magazine

440 Bike Park re-opens Saturday!

3 By on Thursday October 9 2014 in Exclusives

440 MTB Park is set to re-open for the 14/15 summer season this Saturday 11th October. This season the boys have tweaked the way their shuttle system works; for the new season you can now pay by the run or get concession cards for six or ten… More ›

Giant Demo Days Dates

0 By on Wednesday October 8 2014

I love alliteration, I also love trying before I buy and the folks at Giant have you fully covered with the later and have just announced all their Demo dates so you can try out the new 2015 Giant range before you buy. We haven’t… More ›

Justin Leov’s Diary: Holding on to it!

0 By on Tuesday October 7 2014 in Exclusives

It’s been a busy time since the last EWS in Whistler. I’ve been back trackside working for Trek World Racing’s DH program in Méribel France at the WC finals and at the World Championships in Hafjell, Norway. It was a great finish for our guys… More ›

WD‐40 Bike Launches in New Zealand

0 By on Monday October 6 2014 in New products, PRESS RELEASE

WD‐40 Bike division has launched its bike products in New Zealand, including lubes, degreaser, foaming bike wash, frame polish and protectant. “The WD‐40 brand is definitely no stranger to bicycling,” said Mike Irwin, managing partner of WD‐ 40 Bike Company. “The original WD‐40 Multi‐Use Product… More ›

Extreme Stop-Motion!

0 By on Monday October 6 2014

This is possibly the best mountain bike video you’ll see this year! Well, it’s at least the most original. Karim Rejab makes amazing stop-motion videos using Playmobil figures and a fecund imagination. The surfing ones are fantastic, with tow-in jet skis, film crews, Coast Guard boats… More ›

Chris Akrigg rides a fat bike

2 By on Monday October 6 2014

Possibly the only person who could make riding a fat bike cool just tried in this video, and to be honest I’m not sure if he succeeded. Am I wrong or does this Akrigg clip want to make you run out and buy a fat… More ›

Incoming: Yeti SB5c

0 By on Friday October 3 2014 in Exclusives, New products

Kashi Leuchs from Yeti distributor Black Seal breezed through Wellington and popped in to the Spoke office with his spanking SB5c for us to take a look at. By now you’ve probably seen and heard all about the latest incarnation of the Colorado company’s ‘super… More ›

Ground Effect Products That Bombed

1 By on Wednesday October 1 2014 in PRESS RELEASE

Just about every New Zealand mountain biker (and quite a few Aussies too) would own at least one piece of Ground Effect clothing. Over the 20 years that they’ve been pumping out their huge range from their Christchurch digs, there have been a few misses… More ›

Rene vs Rampage. Exclusive Finals Photos.

0 By on Tuesday September 30 2014 in Exclusives

Kelly getting the feel of the canyon gap a few hours before finals… But came up a touch short with a massive backfiip over the 72ft gap on his run. Kelly styling above the ridgeline higher up in his run. Gazza star power. Zink… Brandon… More ›

Yoga Pants

1 By on Tuesday September 30 2014 in Beng Kidney

  Beng Kidney is just like you. He makes one to two stools per day and uses a small net to fish them out and give them to the neighbour’s dog for a treat. There’s a little Kidney in us all. – I tried hot-room… More ›

EZI GRIP launch new website

2 By on Tuesday September 30 2014 in PRESS RELEASE

Ezigrip have just tweaked their website and updated the ease with which you can find products as well as retailers. Here at Spoke, we’ve been big fans of the folding modular prong rack and until the below press release showed up I didn’t even realise… More ›