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WELCOME TO BIKE OTAGO

We are a group of passionate riders and mechanics who are here to help you with your cycling needs, no matter how big or small.

Due to high demand, we just moved into a bigger shop. We are now at 252 Cumberland Street... next to Radio house.

Please call us (03 477-7396) email us (sales@bikeotago.co.nz) or come in to see us about your next bike, service, or just for a chat.

See you soon!

The Bike Otago Team 

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Good as Gold! 2017 Yeti SB6 Custom Build

November 17, 2016

Yeti Cycle's 2017 range recently landed in New Zealand, and since then we've been itching to get the chance to build up one of the frames. Well, our wishes came true and the result was this beauty of a custom SB6. Built up on Yeti's new TURQ series frame (made with the highest quality carbon fiber available, according to Yeti) this bike is looking to be an absolute enduro beast. With 6 inches of travel in the rear and a monster 170mm Rock Shox Lyrik up front, this SB6 is built to crush the downhill.  Arguably the biggest attention grabber on the bike is the drivetrain. Also brand new for this year, SRAM's XX1 Eagle line pulled out all the...

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Introducing the New Giro Switchblade

November 14, 2016

Way back in 1998, Giro introduced the first mainstream mountain bike helmet with a removable chin bar - they called it the "Switchblade". In the 18 years since, there has been a variety of different iterations of this design to hit the market, but we think that Giro's update of the original classic is one of the best yet.  Unlike some of the earlier designs of the removable chin bar helmet, focused on creating an XC style helmet with an attachable chin bar for added strength and support, the new Switchblade is entirely focused on the downhill. The helmet is ASTM Downhill Certified both with and without the chinbar, which utilizes stainless steel hardware and a series of internal anchors...

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