It's not really news but Spoke columnist Jono Baddiley just pimped this brand new Turner Spot into the ultimate lightweight all mountain machine. You can expect a long term review a few issues from now. Bling. Turner 5.spot frame (large size), raw finish Marzocchi 2009 55 ATA (with TST Micro and ATA). Between 120 and 165mm of travel Chris King headset Thompson X4 stem Easton MonkeyLite CNT bars (680mm) XTR Drivetrain (shifters, cranks (175mm), front and rear derailleur). Rear derailleur is shadow model. Shimano Durace chain Thompson Elite seatpost WTB Vigo Carbon SLT saddle Hope Tech X2 brakes (with gold floating 180mm rotors on front and back) Hope Pro2 hubs (front 20mm, rear 135mm spacing), with Mavic XC717 Disc rims, DT spokes (built by Oli at Roadworks). Maxxis Ardent 2.25 folding tyres. Polar HRM Speed sensor
After a sneak peak a few weeks back at EWS Whistler we finally get to see the all new Kona Process. There are three frames, two sizes and seven models to choose from and they will be at your local Kona dealer very soon
We take the new Niner RLT 9 carbon gravel bike for a spin around beautiful Mackenzie Country, then home for a month to see how she goes..
An new initiative from Fox suspension hits NZ later this year - Fox Factory Tuning - which lets you upgrade the internals of your fork or shock to the latest and greatest while getting a service
Rumours of an all new carbon Kona Process seem to be true as spy photos of the prototypes emmerge from EWS Whistler
Specialized's E-bike the Levo just got a few upgrades - Carbon frame, new motor and more range making an already great bike into something special (pun intended)
Trek have launched a new proprietary suspension design as part of their partnership with Penske Racing Shocks called RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft check it out...