On Friday Spoke film maker Ross Mackay and I headed into Wairoa Gorge to work on a video and photos to showcase the Gorge trails, but most importantly, to try and capture what the Dodzy Memorial Enduro event represents and what it means to New Zealand mountain bikers as well as those closest to him.
Justin Leov's diary from the final professional race of his career.
After a long and illustrious career Justin has decided to hang up his racing shoes in favour of spending time with his family and developing their new bike-centric property near Blenheim... Good luck mate and thanks for all the good times
Justin relives a muddy Irish race and and intense crowd in this month's diary.....
Justin Leov details some crazy riding and wild moments at the third round of the EWS to finish 14th overall, his season is looking up!
Justin Leov battled through the EWS in Tasmania, leaving not just his bike and kit ravaged but his body too - check out his diary for an insight into his day
Joe backed up his win from last year with a totally dominate display taking all seven stage wins in this years event...
Kieran Bennet brings you his World Cupservations, a column dedicated to the Downhill World Cup series where he will be using a mix of facts, rumours and opinion whilst reporting on the action!
Kieran Bennett takes the win at the Nelson Mountain Bike Club Top Gun Enduro, on day two of the three day event to find NZ's ultimate racer.
British racer Phil Atwill takes the win at Round 4 of the New Zealand National Downhill series in Nelson
Full race report and round up from the aptly named Mammoth Enduro...
The heart of Welly riding
The Aussies thrive in the dry dusty conditions and Blenki's hot Whistler form continues as he bags another Silver in the Canadian Open DH at Crankworx
Another brutal Garbanzo and another identical podium to last year as Marcelo pips Blenki again and Jack Moir grabs another bronze. In the womens Tracey Hannah went one better than last year and took the win.
After a early scare of more rain the Whistler EWS (dubbed Crankzilla), went off in stellar conditions and the Kiwi contingent stepped up to the plate on the brutal course
Cardrona turned on the weather for the 2017 DH nationals on Sunday as Alanna Columb and Keegan Wright were crowned this year's champions...
A montage of riding and racing from this year's DME at the Wairoa Gorge
More than just a race, the Dodzy Memorial Enduro is a weekend to live life, love it and ride bikes in the name of a man and his contribution to New Zealand Mountain Biking.