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Wide Open #southcentral teaser

0 By on Wednesday January 29 2014 in Exclusives

Recently Spoke and Rosco from Stash Media headed away with the Wide Open team to hit up some lesser known Central Otago gems. The team, if you don’t know, is pretty darn stacked and features New Zealand freeride legends Conor Macfarlane and Kelly McGarry plus… More ›

Wide Open vs Central

0 By on Wednesday January 16 2013 in Exclusives, Off topic

It’s been a while since the whole Wide Open team has been together, but this morning they all rendezvoused in Alexandra for a quick road trip through Central Otago. Conor Macfarlane, Matt Scoles, Brett Frew and Kelly McGarry were joined by Canadian big mountain rider… More ›

Blenki and Gabby take out the Queenstown Dirtmasters!

0 By on Tuesday April 10 2012 in Racing

Spectacular action highlighted the second Dirtmasters Downhill in the Queenstown Bike Park as part of the Queenstown Bike Festival yesterday (April 8). 112 competitors took on the challenge with top honours going to current world number three downhiller Sam Blenkinsop of Wanganui, in a time… More ›

Matt Scoles wins at Italian Cup, Abetone, Pistoia

0 By on Thursday June 23 2011 in Racing

Alexandra’s finest mountainbike export, Matt Scoles, won the Abetone round of the Italian Cup on Sunday. The Cingolani-Trek athlete, based in Italy for the second year with his professional team, has been a consistent top 20 competitor at this season’s World Cup events, and demonstrated… More ›


2 By on Friday April 29 2011

A few things surprised me on this Friday morning: 1) Matt Scoles can use a computer; 2) he managed to set up a blog; and 3) he can write! Scolsey penned (well, typed) an update about his experiences in South Africa at Round 1 of… More ›

2011 NZ MTB Cup Round 2 Wrap from Napier

0 By on Tuesday January 18 2011 in Racing

New Zealand’s best mountain bike racers dealt with a Napier heatwave and world class fields at the Eskdale Mountainbike Park over the weekend. Both Downhill and Cross-Country races at the second round of the RaboDirect NZ MTB Cup were contested in extreme conditions on World… More ›


0 By on Friday October 22 2010 in Exclusives

Day 2.5 and Day 3 of the Wide Open product launch were a little different. The end of day 2 (let’s call it Day 2.5) wrapped up with Wide Open throwing down dinner for their dealers, team and associated hanger-oners (that’s Caleb and me). Abracadabra… More ›


0 By on Thursday October 21 2010 in Exclusives

Wow, what a hectic couple of days it’s been! After a midnight lights-out following an hour or so of banter and abuse dished around the Wide Open and Spoke crews, it was a 6:20am blaring alarm that got us dragging our carcasses out of bed… More ›


1 By on Wednesday October 20 2010 in Exclusives

Caleb I have been chasing the Wide Open team around the Bay of Plenty today. First stop was Wide Open HQ out the back of Rotorua to meet up with the crew, then we shot through to Summer Hill in Tauranga. Here’s a gaggle of… More ›


1 By on Saturday July 24 2010 in Exclusives

Definitely my worst ever post title. But it’s the truth. The Kiwis killed it in qualifying today in torrential rain at Champery, showing that our boys can actually ride and handle their bikes. Blenki qualified first which is awesome news but the rest of the… More ›