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 […]
All finished and loaded for the Timber Trail shake down. Will update and review the Surly Karate Monkey 650B, I have custom fitted a Sram 2×11 groupset to the frame which has been testing my patience. The gearing will give me 24, 36T at the crank end, with the 10-42 on the rear, don’t think […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.