X

Save the Date | Shimano Epic Enduro 2015, France

Epic is a completely appropriate word for describing this race, 100 km in one day, can you handle it? Starting in the dark at 5 am, the race will be split into 3 loops with 8 timed stages, so challenging that only 3 riders completed the full course in time last year. Experience the unbelievable Read more…

Press Release | Canyon opens local office in Japan

The German bikebrand Canyon continues its worldwide expansion with a new local office in Tokyo, Japan. Read the press release for further details. Koblenz, 26.11.2014 – Canyon bicycles has taken another significant step in the Asian market with the launch of Canyon Japan. This marks the first time the country has had a local office Read more…

Adventure | Riding Fat Bikes in Livigno, Italy

Michele Boschetti from Miss Grape is not only a passionate skier and biker, she put together the Funny Fat Festival in Livigno, Italy. Here’s how it all began: I got to know Livigno thanks to Telemark. The first time I went there was to ski at the most famous Telemark gathering in the world, the Read more…

News | Dan Atherton Builds First Ever Red Bull Hardline

And nine of the world’s greatest bike handler’s come to race the most-challenging timed downhill race the world has ever seen. In the glorious sunshine of early September nine of the world’s greatest bike-handlers travelled to the stunning Dyfi valley in Mid Wales to ride and race on one of the most difficult mountain bike Read more…

Enduro Champion Knitting Hats for Bikes in Africa

Fancy getting a handmade gift from one of Germany’s fastest Enduro riders and doing something good for the world at the same time? Then we’ve got exactly the right thing for you! By now we all know that the reigning German Enduro Champion Ines Thoma is damn quick on a bike. But that she also Read more…

DI.A 2015 Breakout Sessions | What makes an EWS Race Bike

Like many processes, bike evolution runs in cycles; following trends and mirroring the changing face of the sport. In the beginning it was one-bike-to-do-it-all, before we spiralled into endless categories, XC, Downhill, Freeride, All Mountain (AM), Trail and now Enduro. With each generation, bikes have become more capable; but who is guiding this unstoppable development? Read more…

The Review | Carbocage X1 chainguide long term test

No questions – if you like carbon fibre and “bling bling” you’ll love the Carbocage product range! In addition to the classy looks and exquisite manufacturing the low weight of 86 grams is the first thing you’ll notice. But can such filigree machined carbon fibre plates stand up to long term enduro abuse? We fitted Read more…

Back Issue | Believing in Your Vision – a Visit to Bionicon

Visions require a belief in the future. In a little village at the foot of the Alps, there’s a company with big plans and visions — we are talking about Bionicon. The terrain in front of the door in upper Bavaria is extreme in many ways. The steep gradients present riders and their equipment with Read more…

Bouncing Back From Injury Part Three | The Curveball

This final article in the series of three was always meant to be written after round four of the UK Gravity Enduro (UKGE) series in August 2014 so you may wonder why it’s now November and I am only just getting around to it? The answer is, I was thrown a curveball in my recovery Read more…

The Review | Smith Pivlock Overdrive riding glasses

With the onset of winter also comes the onset of mud being flung up from the tires, mudguards can get rid of some of this, but still some will make it to your face, more importantly your eyes. Riding glasses are something I’ve kind of been getting used to of late, goggles may be ‘so Read more…