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
It all started for Kona 30 years ago with a hardtail and they’re still pushing what a hardtail can be. Check out Kiwi charger Jake Hood ripping on the all-new Big Honzo.
Kona have added two aluminum 140mm 27.5” versions of the Hei Hei to complement their existing carbon lineup, now the Hei Hei hits the sweet spot for all budgets
Deity celebrate the launch of Brendan Fairclough’s Signature Handlebar, the BF800 BRENDOG!
Check out Sam Hill and Ben Cory shredding on the new RockShox suspension at Tasmania’a newest bike park, Maydena.
The dark days of Winter are apon us and that means it’s night riding time. We’ve been lucky enough to put the Gloworm Lights X2 and X2 Adventure through their paces on our last few rides.
After much speculation and intrigue the Big Blue S has entered the 12 speed drivechain market with a bang.