Spoke.ie header image 4

Entries from June 2012

Gravity Enduro Round 2 video

June 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Round three of the Gravity Enduro takes place this weekend in Ballyhoura, Co.Limerick.  For those of you who can’t wait here is a video of round 2. Trek – Gravity enduro round #2 – Ticknock woods from Gravity Enduro Ireland on Vimeo.

[Read more →]

Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Uncategorized · Video

Andrew Shandro rides Copper Canyon

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Trek rider and free ride pioneer Andrew Shandro rides Copper Canyon..

[Read more →]

Tags: Mountain biking · Uncategorized · Video

Brammeier and Spath crowned National Road champions

June 25th, 2012 · No Comments

At the Irish national road racing championships in Clonmel on Sunday, Omega Pharma Quick Step rider Matt Brammeier claimed his third National champions jersey in a row coming in just ahead of Ag2R’s Tour de France co-captain Nicolas Roche. Brammeier who has not been selected for the Olympics had something to prove and duly did.

[Read more →]

Tags: Racing · Road cycling

This is Peaty Ep.2

June 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Back on the road with Steve Peat and co. for World Cups and in between…

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

NPS XC Final round this weekend

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Carn Wheelers invite you to the 2012 XC NPS Rd.6 and Ulster XC Rd.3 in Davagh Forest on Sunday 24th June 2012.  Registration is online with payment taken on the day.  Please note that registration will close tomorrow Friday at 6pm! In 2011 a lot of work went into making a better course in Davagh [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing

Trek Gravity Enduro Round 2 report

June 19th, 2012 · No Comments

The second round of the Irish Gravity Enduro series just wrapped up on the outskirts of Dublin this weekend. Despite some very challenging weather conditions, over 300 riders turned up to race and everyone put in amazing efforts to complete this tough competition. The field was stacked with seasoned international professionals including the likes of Downhill World [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing

Trek World Racing at the Fort William World Cup

June 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Aaron Gwin wins in Scotland and tells us about his secret winning formula…

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Specialized ride the Fort

June 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Seems like it’s getting harder to keep up.  Team Specialized head to Fort William with Sam Hill riding a special bike and Troy Brosnan checks in on his condition following a horrible crash in Austria.

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

LaPierre at Italian World Cup

June 16th, 2012 · No Comments

It’s the turn of LaPierre to do the whole video at the World Cup thing.  Nice setup!

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Armstrong under investigation by USADA, implications for Radioshack

June 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Lance Armstrong has again found himself the subject of controversy following the filling of charges, against him and five other named individuals from the US Postal/Astana/Radioshack setup that Armstrong was a part of, by the US Anti-doping Agency (USADA).  The charges also have implications for Armstrong’s former team Radioshack and the teams directeur sportif, Johan [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Tour de France

Andy Schleck forced to withdraw from Tour de France selection

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Yesterday was a tumultuous day for the Radioshack-Nissan organisation as first their star rider was ruled out of the Tour de France and then news came of charges being levelled at 7-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and five additional people associated with the US Postal squad of Armstrong. Schleck had abandoned the Critérium [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Tour de France

Fort William World Cup Racing – A Norco Perspective

June 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Last weekend saw the Fort William Downhill World Cup with Aaron Gwin taking the win ahead of Danny Hart and Gee Atherton while Emiline Ragot go the better of Rachel Atherton in second and Myriam Nicole in third.  The Norco/Dirt team have been quick out of the blocks with a video of their riders on [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Racing · Video · World Cup

Wiggins wins Dauphine with ominous team performance

June 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Multiple Olympic Gold medalist Bradley Wiggins won the Criterium du Dauphine for the second time with a commanding performance that places him right among the favourites for this years Tour de France, now under three weeks away.  What was doubly impressive though was the strength of his Team Sky squad which finished with four riders inside [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Racing · Road cycling · Tour de France

Team Specialized XC – Novo Mesto World Cup 3

June 11th, 2012 · No Comments

More World Cup action from the Specialized crew at the third XC round in Novo Mesto in the Czech republic.

[Read more →]

Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Trek World Racing – Val di Sole

June 10th, 2012 · No Comments

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

XC Nationals confirmed for Djouce

June 8th, 2012 · No Comments

It has just been confirmed that Team Worc will run the Irish National Cross Country Championships at Djouce Woods in County Wicklow on Sunday the 22nd of July. Djouce is a perennial riders favorite with a classic Irish technical singletrack course that has everything.  The National Champs have been held here before (organised by Epic) [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing

This is Peaty – Val di Sole track walk

June 5th, 2012 · No Comments

Walking the Val Di Sole World Cup course with former World Champ Steve Peat.

[Read more →]

Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video · World Cup

Danny MacAskill in Cape Town

June 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

The Scottish street trials king is at it again, this time cruising around Cape Town in South Africa.

[Read more →]

Tags: Video

Specialized – La Bresse 2012

June 1st, 2012 · No Comments

The Specialized boys had a bit more fun than Trek World Racing at La Bresse.

[Read more →]

Tags: 29er · Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup