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
Industry Nine have just released an insane new range of hubs called Hydra, which have a mind blowing 690 points of engagement.
Mons Royale well known for their technical merino wear, have made a huge leap into the bike market with a solid range of merino gear. Find out more on their latest offering; the momentum short.
Goodyear has recently begun a foray into the cycling world, and we got a chance to test out their latest downhill offering; the Newton.
Smith makes a welcome return to the bike helmet world here in New Zealand with the all new Forefront 2, a stylish looking evolution of the original Forefront that put them on the map.
We take a look at Bike Yoke’s Revive seatpost with its cutting edge design and revive valve…check out what we think..
A nimble goat that likes to stretch it’s legs? The all new Instinct has been a staple in our garage for some time now, and it might be one of the better all rounders we have had the pleasure of riding.