Trek Launch The New Powerfly Range

29th June 2017


  Trek Launch new Powerfly Platforms   Earlier in June, we headed across to Trek's latest press camp in Verbier, Switzerland to check out a new range of bikes. Unknowing of what they were, or what it was that we were getting ourselves in for, we jumped on the plane and two days later ... read more

Intense Launch the new 2018 Carbine

27th June 2017


   An Intense New Carbine   Words and Images: Cameron Mackenzie   The last 18 months have been some of the ‘buzziest’ in recent years, with the majority of their range undergoing a major facelift. With Intense having released an almost full flavour range in... read more

Man down Rotorua's First Response Unit in action

23rd June 2017


With the aim of being as informed and authentic as possible when writing a story about Rotorua’s First Response Unit, I was assigned the unenviable task of crashing on a trail in the Whakarewarewa Forest to experience the Unit’s service first hand. I did a good job of it too, with a disl... read more

NZ’s first pack rafting and bike packing adventure wins best New Zealand made film

8th June 2017


NZ’s first pack rafting and bike packing adventure wins best New Zealand made film at the 2017 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival. Group of mate’s document unsupported six day adventure through earthquake ravaged region. A group of mates that documented New Zealand’s first ... read more


6th June 2017


New top-level All-Mountain and Gravity footwear and new SPD or flat pedals launched at Fort William.   · NEW FOOTWEAR: SH-AM901, AM701, GR900, GR700, and GR700WOMEN · NEW PEDALS: PD-M820, M828, M8040, and GR500   Whether you’re throwing yourself down a World Cup ru... read more

4th Generation Ibis Mojo HD

31st May 2017


The HD4 is the latest in a series of popular trail bikes from Ibis, featuring 27.5" wheels and 150mm of rear wheel travel, delivered through the efficient dw-link suspension. Building on the success of the HD3 and its predecessors, the HD4 has been further refined and optimized to handle the steepes... read more

Dailly and Ravanel win Round 4 of the Enduro World Series

29th May 2017


It was a French slam dunk at round four of the Enduro World Series as Cecile Ravanel and Adrien Dailly took the honours at the Coillte Emerald Enduro in Ireland.   Both Cecile (Commencal Vallnord Enduro Team) and Adrien (Lapierre) dominated their respective fields - Ravanel winning all six st... read more

Introducing the all-new Session!

26th May 2017


Session MY18 Highlights   The world’s fastest downhill race bike gets even faster. Forged by the brutal demands of the World Cup circuit, all-new Session 9.9 turns up the speed with a stiffer frame, race-focused geometry, and a livelier ride with an updated suspension design optimized f... read more

The EWS lands in Ireland for round four

25th May 2017


The Enduro World Series heads back to Ireland this weekend for round four, the Coillte Emerald Enduro.   Three hundred and fifty riders will descend on Carrick Mountain for the third year in a row to race what has rightly become an EWS classic. As famous for its fans as its trails, the Irish ... read more

New Zealand Mountain Biker Jun/Jul Issue

24th May 2017


New Zealand Mountain Biker Jun/Jul Issue is now on-sale! It's packed with with great features: Tour Aotearoa - Survival Guide, Crankworx Rotorua Highlights, Making Kiwis Fly - Insight into Cycling NZ's Performance Hub, We Get Schooled By Erice; The 10 Year Old Kiwi Internet Sensation. Plus we review... read more