Spoke Magazine

Gorge Rd Opening Jam

0 By on Monday December 8 2014

Prepare for a big weekend in Queenstown coming up with the club’s Queenstown DH round in the Bike Park on Saturday and Gorge Rd opening jam on Sunday. Turns out the Downhill Southern Series final race at Cardrona is also Sunday so it’s a full-on… More ›

Spoke 59 is out Monday!

1 By on Friday December 5 2014 in Exclusives

The wait is over! Yes, Spoke 59 is here with 96 pages of visual and cerebral stimulation. From the stunning cover shot of Emmerson Wilken floating high above a typically epic Queenstown sunset to the mindful musings of the Last Roll, there’s plenty going on… More ›

Don’t Buy This Jacket

4 By on Friday December 5 2014 in Exclusives

Wow! I just read this seriously thought provoking story over on Groundswell.org. Its takes a look at outdoor clothing giant Patagonia’s direction to sell less product. Yup, you read that right, they want to limit growth. Company founder Yvon Chouinard has been quoted as saying… More ›

Fall Time Living At Coast Gravity Park

0 By on Friday December 5 2014

The Coastal Crew’s been keeping busy in the woods of the Sunshine Coast creating the world’s first year-round mountain bike facility in the small coastal town of Sechelt. Funded entirely by the support of the mountain bike community, this project is a true testament to… More ›

ESCAPE – The story behind Jerome’s latest video

0 By on Thursday December 4 2014

Two weeks after the launch of the video ESCAPE Mount Rinjani with Jérôme Clementz and Pauline Dieffenthaler, the team would like to explain the story of that adventure. This is not an action video but a making-of of the trip. Discover why Jérôme wanted to… More ›

The Beast Of Turin Awakens

3 By on Monday December 1 2014

Blokes love mucking around with cars, and we’re a bit partial to it ourselves here at Spoke. I mean, Caleb always seems to be fixing that Suzuki. I’d rather just get someone else to do it. We do love a good rebuild of a classic… 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 ›

Chris Johnston’s Final Shred with an iPhone

0 By on Tuesday November 25 2014

After a bad elbow injury in Chile early this year and almost a full season of recovery, Chris’ elbow did not regain full range of motion. Last week he underwent a second surgery to help regain some of that range. This is his last ride… More ›