It’s not everyday Ibis pro-rider Robin Wallner comes to town, so a bunch of Nelson locals made the most of it and loaded Robin on a shuttle then off into the wilderness to ride the epic Nydia Bay Track. With no rain for months, the trail riding was mint and stoke was high. A stop for lunch at Nydia Bay Lodge was a treat and a chance to share some yarns and tricks among the crew.
The 2018 New Zealand National Champs were held in Wanaka (XCO) and Cardrona (DHI) on the 24th and 25th of March. The Hyperformance athletes who attended were rewarded with incredible courses to compete on. The stage was set in the dramatic Queenstown and surrounding lakes high country for champions to be crowned. Find out how Finn Hawkesby - Brown, Boaz Hebblethwaite, Amy Cole and Rebecca Hufflet faired...
In today’s fast evolving world, the way we purchase a new quality bike is changing. The traditional approach of visiting multiple shops to find the bike that suits your needs is over and more time is spent reviewing every element and building a bike to match your riding. However, having a trusted advisor – such as a good quality bike mechanic – is still important for most.
With six successful years as an Aro Valley staple, and four as a Santa Cruz, Juliana and Ibis agent, Wellington-based shop Dirt Merchants is moving back to its roots – from May 2018, Dirt Merchants will be a mobile van service.
The IBIS Hakka MX is here and in stock.
The Hakka MX is a gravel bike, a cross bike and a road bike. It is also more than capable of a bike packing trip or two as well.
The Hakka can be fitted with 27.5 mountain bike wheels, where it’ll accept up to a 2.1” tire.
In 700c mode, it’ll accommodate tires from 23c to over 40c nicely.