An Epic bike for an epic race

Our head wheelbuilder Gavin takes his events and races incredibly seriously.  Gav has completed the Karapoti 23 times, the Whaka 100 a staggering 9 times, and has done literally thousands of other races and events. Gavin has never DNF’d a race.Just take a second to think about how impressive that is. Gav’s 8 year old […]

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Tristan’s Winter Clothing Tips

Winter Clothing Maybe it’s my Canadian upbringing but I love winter and some of my most memorable rides and races have been in the depths of winter.  New Zealand winters tend to be relatively mild in temperature but very wet which makes for good all-year riding but means so your clothing needs to focus on […]

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Tristan’s 2021 Glove Review

If you know me you know I love my clothing and these humble gloves have really impressed me over the past few months on both the gravel bike and the road bike. CASTELLI TUTTO NANO These are the “I’m not sure I need gloves today” glove.  To give you a reference point my previous favorite […]

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#Whaka100iscoming

I’ve competed in the Whaka’s 100km mountain bike race so many times I’ve lost count! Could be 8 or 10? Definitely one of the few in NZ that can say he is one of the originals still looking at lining up again come October. No matter what distance you are eyeing up as this season’s […]

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Watch your wheels being built

To share what we do and how we do it, we can now send photo updates of your wheels being built as we handcraft them.  How cool is that?!?   We’ve spent 12 years perfecting the science and art of wheel building and creating the secrets of the trade.  With these real-time photo updates you’ll get an insight […]

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