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CONNOR MACFARLANE'S BLACK MARKET KILLSWITCH

2 By on Wednesday June 30 2010 in Exclusives

Matt at Wide Open just fired through this photo of new team rider Connor MacFarlane’s Black Market Killswitch. It’s got custom 120mm Marzocchi 55RC3 Ti forks up front, Gravity bar, stem, cranks and pedals, custom Atomlab Pimplite hoops, YD Open brakes and a MRP Mini… More ›

WIDE OPEN LYCRA FOR NEW RIDER

0 By on Tuesday May 25 2010 in Racing

Team Wide Open has been synonymous with some of New Zealand’s best DH racers and freeriders of the past few years. Sam Blenkinsop, Glenn Hayden, Des Curry, Brook McDonald, Matt Scoles, Kelly McGarry and Brett Frew are just some of the Rotorua based distributor’s past… More ›

CAM ZINK ON CORSAIR—KELLY GETS NEW TEAMMATE

1 By on Tuesday May 11 2010

Cam Zink is finally off Felt Bikes, what he was ever doing there in the first place is anybody’s guess, but you gotta eat. Anyway Atomlab’s recent acquisition of Corsair bikes seems to have injected a bit of life into things. Decline founder Ralf Houser… More ›

FSA ORBIT MX NOW IN SEVEN COLOURS

0 By on Monday December 7 2009 in Reviews

I can’t believe I’m doing another post for coloured parts! Full Speed Ahead’s (FSA) Orbit MX headset has always been a mid-price favourite, and now it’s available in seven colours – black, blue, gold, green, gun metal, red or white. Other than the new colours… More ›

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

1 By on Friday July 24 2009

Wide Open just recieved these custom laser-etched ODI clamps. Matt Whitaker says they are just for team riders for now, but later in the year you’ll be able to buy them with Ruffian grips. Check Wide Open’s website for more info. More ›

WIDE OPEN 101

0 By on Sunday July 12 2009

The boys at Wide Open have been sucked into the “Time Vampire” of regularly updating their blog. It’s well worth checking out their site daily and if you head over there now you can feel all nostalgic as they look back at the history of… More ›

0 By on Thursday July 2 2009

Mountain bike suspension technology has come a long way since the first 1” travel elastomer sprung forks came out about 20 years ago, but they still need to be set up specifically for every rider and then maintained properly to keep them running smooth for… More ›

WIDE OPEN KELLY MCGARRY INTERVIEW

0 By on Friday June 26 2009

Matt at Wide Open, the hardest working distributor in New Zealand, has just posted a very cool interview with the one and only McGazza. It’s worth a read, while you’re at it bookmark Wideopen.co.nz More ›