Karapoti Classic Race Report

It's 1996 and I'm sitting transfixed as rain lashes down on the windshield. This isn't drizzle, this is serious, here for the day, unrelenting, I want to fuck up your bike type rain. There's silence in Lizard's...

All Hail Lord Megatron

So... Some rather large news dropped today and no, that's not a pun around reach or travel numbers. Yes, Santa Cruz have dropped what is best described as one of the most highly anticipated machines I can recal...

Mission Briefing: The Pioneer

If it wasn't for laziness and general apathy, I suspect I would have got a lot more eHate off the back of my last post as I've slowly slid from the lofty heights of the M40 mid pack ENDURO echo chamber into a w...

Whaka 100 Race Report and a WTF update

There haven't been too many race reports in 2018 and alarmingly one of the last ones was from a... Fuck... XC race. Even more alarming is that I'm about to drop another one, except this time the XC Bandito leve...

Boys & Girl Go Wairoa Wild 2.0

So finally a bit of a post that isn't a race report... But with that upside there is a hidden trap, as this isn't exactly new material either, BUT, its a slightly different angle on a place that should be rathe...

Five Vs. Forty

I recently managed to ram two race reports into a single post, mainly driven by laziness and audience exhaustion, but today, very much by design, I'm going to jam two milestones into a single story. Don't worry...