Whangarei has some diverse riding and conditions. Bicycles come in many variables, but one brand stands out for versatility throughout its models, SURLY bikes. Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand has a sub tropical environment with hot summers and wet winters, forests to beaches, with some great single track and gravel back road riding. This riding diversity, […]
This iconic ride started for me on the 26/02/2018 from Tapotapota camp near Cape Reinga. I was dropped off at Tapotapota camp ground about 2 pm, the day before my start, by friends, Steve and Rachel. It was time to set up camp and wander around this beautiful area. The tide was coming in, as […]
The new Sequoia from Specialized, featuring butted cromoly main frame and carbon fork. The ride was fast and nimble, partly due to the Specialized bliss two 700×42. The denim bartape and saddle were nice features. Components from Shimano, FSA and Specialized make this a value package.
Steve from Moat Brewing Company came for a visit with his 1×11 equipped Salsa Bear Grease fat bike. First time I had ridden a carbon fat bike and was suitably impressed with its light and nimble feel. Steve said that he used it for everything from racing to play riding. ‘Moat Brewing’ sponsors Clark Brothers […]
We are here at 60 Clyde Street in Whangarei. Catering for all your cycling needs. Owned and operated by Brent Love, who has been in the cycling industry since 1996. As an enthusiast, I trained at Barnetts Bicycle Institute, in Colorado USA, completing the Advanced Mechanical module. This Qualification started me on the path of […]