The Wheel Truth - Size Matters

Through the ages, wheel sizes have always been a hot topic. bigger, smaller, wider, skinnier, but in recent years the hotly debated wheel size has always been a bone of contention in many riding circles and groups with one Wise rider often showering superiority, on their opinions at least. Now…

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Ruapehu Express - The Movie

Having raced, well, Ahem! Ridden in the first running of the Ruapehu express my enthusiasm was still at an all time high so I was eager to see if the event would out perform its virgin attempt. More often than not, we see new events come and go with relative…

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Finding the wholly Trail

Now my idea of the holy grail or in this case, the wholly Trail, is not based on strava attempts, how many Instagram '#shred' hashtags it's received or how many people have created one off, grainy 'sick' YouTube edits. It's a lot more simple for me. It's how much…

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Whaka 100 - A stab in the dark - Preamble.

Having been a regular competitor of the Huka Challenge, a side shoot to the awkwardly excessive, lycra clad festival that forms the world famous Lake Taupo challenge. I've found myself questioning just how good this (MTB) event was. I'm not sure weather it was a overly crowded Taupo with narrow…

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Kids Can Too

Picture this, you're 22, you have a relatively well paid semi-successful career and a fantastic girlfriend, a cheap A to B Toyota hilux, as much fishing, diving and adventure gear as you can comfortably afford. A bike that's worth more then your trusty hilux and somewhere in that mix is…

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Ride Review - 2016 Kona WO, Fatty

We are continually bombarded in this digital age to be skinny, lead a lifestyle of fitness and gluten free diets and to have as little excess weight as we possibly can. Bigger things have been brainwashed out of us as normal and lower self esteems are now accepted in everyday…

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Basic Mountain Bike Service Tips

Sadly, our bikes are much like the human body as in the older they get, the more extra attention and care they need. We often hear many people commenting on the negativities of servicing your bike and the wasted costs it is fabled to attract. Some of these costs are…

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