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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 ›

LOST IN TRANSLATION

0 By on Thursday January 6 2011

Like me, you may have looked at recent photos of Sam Blenkinsop and wondered what the heck those pads he was wearing were. Well now you know (well once you have read this you will know). So it’s an Italian brand called Bluegrass. At first… More ›

LAPIERRE BIKES IN NZ FOR 2011

2 By on Wednesday December 22 2010

Lapierre bikes will finally be on our shores for 2011. This isn’t exactly breaking news but it’s pretty awesome, especially for Sam Blenkinsop fans out there. Bikes International has picked up the agency as much for Lapierre’s amazing road bikes as their highly regarded MTB… More ›

CAM COLE FOR LAPIERRE

1 By on Thursday October 28 2010

We dropped this news earlier but the press release is out & Cameron Cole has officially signed with French based DH team La Pierre bikes. He’ll team up with Sam Blenkinsop and Nico Vouilloz as of 1st Jan 2011.Read the press release below: More ›

MILDY'S WORLDS REPORT: THE FINAL DAY

0 By on Monday September 6 2010 in Racing

Downhill competition filled the race programme today at the Mont Sainte Anne World Championships in Quebec, with the Junior and Elite Men’s and Women’s Championship races taking place. The changeable weather continued throughout the day, and just like the previous four days of events for… More ›

WYNTV – MORZINE

0 By on Tuesday July 20 2010

More Mountain Biking Videos >> The Wyn Masters junkshow is back again, this time broadcasting from Morzine, France. In this episode Wyn and Brook MacDonald take in a little Le Tour De France and do some shredding with Sam Blenkinsop. More ›

MEGAvalanche RESULTS: SAM BLENKINSOP THIRD!

0 By on Monday July 12 2010 in Racing

Well Spoke is stoked to bring you the news that Sam Blenkinsop killed it in this year’s Megavalanche taking 3rd behind his team manager/teammate Nico Vouilloz and first place finisher France’s Jerome Clementz (Cannondale). Race favourite Remy Absalon  just scraped by in fourth. Other notable… More ›

DIRTTV AND MTBCUT FORT WILLIAM VIDEOS

0 By on Wednesday June 9 2010 in Racing

Okay this probably won’t be the last Fort William post, cause there’s still a bunch more videos to come in and a few more race reports (Trek and the Syndicate are lined up straight after this post). So I don’t want to take a single… More ›

BLENKI TAKES WIN, FOLLOWED BY JUSTIN AND CAM

1 By on Sunday January 10 2010

Looks like Sam’s first outing on his new Lapiere has gone down well, taking the win at the first round of the South Island national series ahead of Justin Leov and Cam Cole in Christchurch over the weekend. Sabrina Jonnier took the womens win. But… More ›

YETI 2010

2 By on Monday December 7 2009 in Racing

Well you probably read it on other sites but the big MTB news on everyone’s lips is what team Sam Blenkinsop will be riding for in 2010? It’s now common knowledge that he’s off Yeti. I have it on good authority that it’s 100% not… More ›

BLENKINSOP 2ND, HILL 1ST, MINNAAR 3RD

0 By on Sunday September 20 2009

Looks like I should have stayed up last night as by all accounts it was a bit of a nail biter. Blinky showed he’s no one trick wonder, coming second to a determined Hill by only 2.33 seconds on the track he won on last… More ›

1 By on Thursday June 18 2009

Yup, we are past halfway in the DH and 4X World Cup. Slovenia this weekend. Watch Justin Leov and Sam Blenkinsop Podium! More ›

THE TIPPING POINT REVIEW

0 By on Wednesday June 10 2009 in Reviews

So I received a copy of Clay Porter’s new film The Tipping Point in the mail yesterday and watched it last night in 32″ of LCD beauty. And I have to say it doesn’t disappoint. More ›