Gear Reviews

The Megatower is the fusion of big wheels and the biggest-hitting suspension system. It’s a modern day brawler and Rod took one for hoon in Nelson recently.

March 19, 2019

Canyon have unleashed their new enduro bike the Strive, rolling on 29er wheels. Have they hit the ball out of the park? Or are they just dribbling around the mini-putt course?

March 10, 2019

Industry Nine have just released an insane new range of hubs called Hydra, which have a mind blowing 690 points of engagement.

February 13, 2019

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.

February 7, 2019

Goodyear has recently begun a foray into the cycling world, and we got a chance to test out their latest downhill offering; the Newton.

February 3, 2019

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.

February 2, 2019

We take a look at Bike Yoke’s Revive seatpost with its cutting edge design and revive valve…check out what we think..

January 31, 2019

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.

January 21, 2019

A 130mm 29er with modern geometry, and all the looks to go with it. GT have gone and got something right with their new Sensor.

December 17, 2018

We put Industry 9’s high-end aluminium wheelset – the Enduro 305 through its paces.

December 17, 2018

New to the NZ market, Whyte have a serious competitor in the ever popular playful 29er category.

October 30, 2018

Specialized have given their category-defining Ebike the Levo a ground-up re-design. Taking everything they learned from the 3 years spent developing the new Stumpy, they’ve crafted an entirely new Levo chassis.

October 28, 2018

A well priced carbon offering from Canyon, that delivers on more than just bells and whistles.

October 28, 2018

Kona have introduced two 29’ers into their ever popular Process range, and we check out what they have to offer.

October 27, 2018

Specialized release their re-engineered Stumpjumper to the masses; and they didn’t disappoint.

October 26, 2018

Legendary freerider Graham Agassiz is looking for a riding buddy in his hometown of Kamloops. Enter Max, an 8 year old ripper and the brand new Kona Process 24 kids' bike.

September 16, 2018

Check out our thoughts on the stunning Moustache Samedi 27 Race carbon e-bike powered by the latest Bosch CX motor

August 8, 2018

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.

July 30, 2018