Spoke Magazine

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 ›

Bernard Kerr: Queenstown Living

1 By on Thursday February 19 2015

British downhiller Bernard Kerr has made Queenstown home over summer, stoppy-ing his way around the local trails and parks and getting in a few races as he prepares for the 2015 season. Surrounded by a moto and a heap of mountain bikes, Bernard is taking… More ›

Brett Rheeder’s Groundwaves ft. Ruben Alcantara

0 By on Thursday February 19 2015

From Anthill Films and Sony Action Cam: It would be a lie to say that we aren’t constantly inspired by all forms of biking, whether it’s BMX, slopestyle, freeride, or even road. Last year, Brett Rheeder’s first Dream Capture episode, Airs and Alleys, was heavily… More ›

Dirt Merchants Enduro – Polhill Aro Valley

0 By on Tuesday February 17 2015

Dirt Merchants are proud to present the inaugural Dirt Merchants Enduro! It will have three timed stages starting at the Top of Hawkins Hill and finishing in Aro Valley. But here are five reasons why you should race. 1- All proceeds will go to Brooklyn… More ›

Spoke 60 is on its way!

1 By on Monday February 16 2015 in Exclusives

The holiday season is a terrible time to get anything done. Anything, that is, except getting fat on crap food, good beer and falling off your bike with a hangover. Well, that’s how it played out for the Spoke staff; the result being a less-than-efficient work… 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 ›

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 ›

SRAM Blackbox + Jerome Clementz = New Found Speed

1 By on Wednesday February 4 2015

Jon Cancellier has managed the BlackBox Program for the past seven seasons. This includes choosing the athletes, working with them on custom projects, as well as being at the races to make sure they have everything they need. An athlete on the SRAM BlackBox Program… 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 ›