MBR Cover

In 2011 2Flat’s photo-whore/scribbling-dribbler Seb Kemp accompanied Jordan Manley and Rob Story on a trip through New Zealand for a Bike Magazine assignment. It was a fantastic opportunity to watch two professionals work up close and to roam through New Zealand’s South Island singletrack. Two years later and one of the shots from the trip…

MBUK x NZ

The latest issue of MBUK has a photo collection of Central Otago riding photographs taken by the immensely talented Camilla Stoddart. I was asked to supply has words to accompany the piece and I’m glad they made me keep it short and sweet because it gives much more space for Camilla’s amazing photography. Camilla has…

Trail Beta #2

World Affairs Part 9 The singletrack riders guide to the galaxy…or maybe just some parts of New Zealand PART TWO. So Last week I feebly attempted to cover the best of the south of the South Island singletracks. Somewhat akin to choosing your favorite ice cream flavor when you are confronted by more flavors than…

Trail Beta

World Affairs The singletrack riders guide to the galaxy…or maybe just some parts of New Zealand. I am besotted with New Zealand. I have been coming here for a whole bunch of years to escape from the perils of winter (it’s on the other half of the world innit) and each year I love this…

A WEEK OF NIGHTS ROADTRIP

Day one. It may of well being night as we started way before dawn for the drive north. Mount Cook at 100km/h into the day. Cragieburn is in snow up high. Here Clem and Allen carve tracks. Cragieburn is an incredible ride and makes for a high tide mark at the start of any roadtrip.…