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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 ›

Spoke 51 is out now!

0 By on Monday May 6 2013 in Exclusives

Spoke 51 is here, and we’ve shaken off the 50th birthday hangover with a great issue. Conor Macfarlane nabs the cover and a rad feature story. A couple of German tourists ditch the trailers to sample the best of Kiwi singletrack. The Wide Open crew… 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 ›

Wide Open locks in ENVE Composites distribution

8 By on Thursday November 24 2011 in Exclusives

ENVE COMPOSITES AND WIDE OPEN DISTRIBUTORS FORM EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP IN NEW ZEALAND Utah based Enve Composites are delighted to announce a formal distribution partnership with Rotorua based Wide Open Distributors in New Zealand. Adding to an already impressive line-up of bicycles parts and accessories,… More ›

Wide Open 2012 Product Launch

2 By on Thursday October 27 2011 in Exclusives

Today the Wide Open product kicks off. Wide Open kingpin Matt Whitaker has shifted the launch from the regular location of Rotorua, and so we’re currently set up in the Copthorne Resort in Queenstown where it’s a clear, sunny day. Tomorrow we head up to… More ›


0 By on Tuesday March 22 2011

Matt from Wide Open Distro was over at the Taipei Bike Show last week, and judging by some of the photos on the Wide Open facebook page he saw some interesting stuff…… Hmmm, could be some interesting new product from them soon?? There’s a bunch… More ›


0 By on Wednesday January 19 2011

It probably won’t make much difference to the retail customer but Wide Open has just secured distribution of Chris King. Actually it will make a difference ’cause now you’ll be able to get more colour options, better pricing and maybe even an increased availability of… More ›


10 By on Tuesday December 14 2010 in Exclusives

It’s done! I can’t believe it. Two weeks ago I just had a frame, then on Friday I had the SRAM bits and pieces and then today wheels and a fork, and now I have a 140mm travel 15.1kg/33 pound (I never said it would… More ›


0 By on Wednesday November 17 2010

Wahoo, some knew, some didn’t but here’s the official word from the Wide Open camp…. “Wide Open is pleased to announce that Wyn Masters will be riding for Team Wide Open this summer. Coming off a strong World Cup season Wyn will team up with… More ›


0 By on Monday November 8 2010 in Exclusives

The Wide Open 2011 product was a couple of weeks back and hopefully you enjoyed our coverage of what the team were up to over the few days. “What about the product?” you ask. Well here’s a boat load of pics from the launch with… 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 ›