R.I.P Kelly McGarry

We hate to share this news; Freeride legend Kelly McGarry aka The Gentle Giant  passed away while riding in Queenstown today. Two paramedics were flown to the trail by helicopter but McGarry, 34, was found dead on arrival. The trail is very popular with mountain bikers and can be accessed from the Skyline Gondola. The Otago Daily Times reports that Kelvin Perriman, St John Central Lakes territory manager, confirmed a man had died. He said: “It looks like it’s been a medical event. “We’ve flown two paramedics from Queenstown up there. It…

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BREAKING NEWS: Legend Steve Peat announces his retirement in 2016

Steve Peat aka Peaty; the living legend on two wheels who has raced and won many world cup downhill mountain bike races has announced his retirement in the coming the season. Though there are no indications of him getting out the scene and he will continue inspiring people and his fans around the world. Steve Peat began his career with little success riding for the Saracen team alongside Rob Warner, before moving in the mid 90s to Team MBUK. He rode for GT Bicycles in the late 90s and for the…

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