Solar and Dynamo recharging units for the outdoors

 A freshly built wheel for a customer who is cycle touring in Europe next year. A SP Dynamo hub, model SD-8 which produces 6V3W of power. These systems are used to charge electronic devices or run lights while cycling and are essential in today’s electronic world. The Dynamos come in a variety of hub configurations […]

Bicycles are fun

Well, with cycling the Timber trail behind me and a short bike ride around Kai iwi lakes, I must say that the Surly Karate Monkey is a blast. I have been riding it as a rigid, but as winter and the Whangarei Glenbervie trails beckon, I have put the capable Rockshox Reba up front. Glenbervie […]

Surly Bikes have landed

I have picked up the agency for Surly in Northland. I have been an avid rider of Surly products for many years and have a fleet of their products and bikes. Addicted? well some say, as I have just added a new build to my arsenal. Surly’s new Karate Monkey, with 650B plus wheels, Sram 2×11 […]

FSR LEVO Ebike has arrived

From the test ride, I was impressed with the Levo. The bike jumped forward with every pedal stroke, assisted by the motor. The capability to program your ride with Bluetooth and ANT+from your phone, gives you the ability to customize your ride experience. Power outputs or duration, navigation, routes can be uploaded to give you […]

Cycle touring/ packing

The new product from Apidura is in store currently packed on my Surly Pug. If you are thinking of over nighters, multi day rides then these bike bag products keep your gear dry. A great way to get out into the wilderness using the forests and gravel back roads.

Specialized have landed

Riprocks from Specialized come in 16,20 and 24 inch sizes and share the standard low stand over that Specialized is renowned  for. Fat tyres for compliant ride and quality aluminium frames form the basis of a top performing children’s bike.