Spoke Magazine

Incoming: Vittoria MTB Tyres

0 By on Monday December 22 2014 in Exclusives

Early last month we brought you a first look at the newly rebranded Vittoria (ex Geax) Goma tyres. Rod’s been putting these to work, and just in time for the new year Vittoria NZ (CycleSport) have just landed two entirely new Vittoria XC / Trail… More ›

Hardtales #? – What am I up to?

1 By on Sunday December 21 2014 in HardTales

Time flies when you’re having fun and I’ve been too busy enjoying my time on the Yelli Screamy to be bothered penning an update. With Spring not only having well and truly sprung and summer kind of here the trails have started to dry out,… More ›

Cactus release new bike pack the Nort

0 By on Thursday December 18 2014

Cactus have made some of the best bike backpacks of all time in the Henry and the Zero (review below) but they have just updated the lineup with the new Nort pack and produced this funky little video to show just how much you can… More ›

Incoming: Shimano M200 shoes

0 By on Wednesday December 17 2014 in New products

Back in 2012 Shimano released the M162 shoe. Over the last few years it’s become a bit of a sleeper hit with aggressive trail riders who didn’t want the bulk of Shimano’s actual All Mountain shoe (the AM45, which was actually more like a DH… More ›

Martyn Ashton: Year One

2 By on Wednesday December 17 2014

Unless you live under a rock (that same rock that I’m always talking about) you should know who Martyn Ashton is. In case you don’t, he’s one of the greatest trials riders of all time and like Akrigg and MacAskill he recently garnered a fair… More ›

Dumonde Tech hits NZ

2 By on Monday December 15 2014 in New products

With the sheer volume of chain lubes and other bike grease and oils out there, you might be inclined to think that it’s just a matter of grabbing whatever there is in the shop you’re in at the time. And most of them do exactly… 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 ›

3 Peaks Crash Reel

0 By on Monday December 8 2014

We know that the Urge 3 Peaks Enduro was won by Rosara and Anton, and we know it’s still one we definitely need to race. The stages look like a bunch of fun, but if you’re not on your game, things can go wrong quickly,… More ›