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Entries from November 2012

Trek World Racing – World Champs

November 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Sometimes proto-type testing doesn’t go as planned.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video · World Champs

This is Peaty Season Finale

November 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

The season ends with a trip to Norway followed by a visit to Chang Mai in Thailand!

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

Bluegrass Enduro Tour series to hit Ireland

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

It has just been confirmed that Ireland will host a round of the recently announced Bluegrass Enduro Tour in 2013.  Details on dates and a venue have yet to be announced but it is huge news.  Biking.ie will be running the event along with their Gravity Enduro series that enjoyed rave reviews this year.  Here [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing

Santa Cruz launch V10c

November 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Santa Cruz have just launched a revamped V10 that is essentially the Santa Cruz Syndicate team frame brought to the masses.  Greg Minaar won the World Champs on board one and its prior iterations have many more World Championships and World Cup victories to its name. Furthermore the team will be riding stock production frames [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Tech

The Secret Race – Tyler Hamilton & Daniel Coyle

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Tyler Hamilton’s tell all book about cycling in the 90′s and early Noughties has been out for a while now and gives a fascinating insight into life in the Armstrong era and beyond with insider info on the US Postal setup in particular.  It is a powerful account but before I get into the book [...]

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Tags: Racing · Reviews · Road cycling · Tour de France

Gee Atherton Four by Three – Red Bull Rampage

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments

In the last of the Four by Three videos from the Athertons Gee takes on the Red Bull Rampage.  He has good form at this event with two second places to his credit (2004 & 2010).  In the interview below by Gemma Lacey he talks about racing the Rampage.  Click here to watch the Four [...]

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Tags: Mountain biking · Racing · Video

“Develop Mountain biking in Scotland”

November 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Here at Spoke.ie we are big fans of mountain bike videos as you can tell.  We constantly trawl the Internet for good quality content to bring you and every now and again we come across some real gems.  This video is good for another reason – namely it should provoke some thought.  Scotland is a [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Video

GoPro release Wifi app for Android and Apple smartphones

November 13th, 2012 · No Comments

HD camera manufacturer GoPro have just released an Android version of their WiFi camera controlling app which allows the user to use their mobile phone to control the cameras functions. The App has been available to Apple iPhone users since the 9th of October through iTunes but the latest release adds Android compatibility through the [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Tech

Mega Avalanche 2012 – Clash of the Titans

November 10th, 2012 · No Comments

Remy Absalon and Jerome Clementz take us through the qualifying and race for the 2012 Mega Avalanche race with some stunning footage. Megavalanche 2012 – Clash of the titans. from Bluegrass Board on Vimeo.

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Pedal Fever 2012 cycling conference

November 5th, 2012 · No Comments

With just 12 days until “Pedal Fever 2012″ Cycling Conference, the clock is ticking  for registration.  Last years conference was excellent and is a great day featuring a diverse programme across a number of different themes, appealing to cycling coaches, riders and managers across the cycle sport field. Check out http://www.pedalfever.net for full details of this years event.

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Racing · Road cycling

We ride because_____

November 3rd, 2012 · No Comments

We ride, because _____. from Filme von Draussen on Vimeo.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Video