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First Look | Praxis 11-40 Wide Range Cassette

If you are looking for more range from your 1x drivetrain but want to retain your 10 speed drivetrain, there are now a host of cassettes and ‘extended range’ add-ons available. These range from complete cassettes to add-on oversized sprockets. Praxis have now joined the game with a beautifully CNC’ed 11-40T wide range cassette for Read more…

The Lab | VP Components VP-Harrier

From ‘The Lab’ in Issue #016, we got together with our long term tested products and decided to write a series of short reviews for you, the reader. Aaron, our Web Director, had been testing the VP Components Harrier for the past ten months. Check out what he thought! The VP Components Harrier pedals are Read more…

Dear Reader, influence the future & help us help you!

We give everything. No exaggeration. For the past three years, we’ve invested time, money, passion and sweat so that we can present a first-class magazine for free. We know that we’re on the right track but that doesn’t suffice – we want to be better and that’s where we need you help. Please do us Read more…

First Look | Whyte Bikes Announce New 2016 Range

UK based company Whyte Bikes pride themselves on building no-nonsense bikes, with proven geometry that works for real riders. Not constrained by having to build bikes for the global market, Whyte can concentrate and react to what works best in the UK, one of the toughest proving grounds for new technology. For Whyte, geometry has Read more…

Photo Story | Round #4 Tuscan Romagnolo Enduro Race, Italy

Round #4 of the Tuscan Romagnolo Enduro Race in Pieve Santo Stefano on the 19th of July presented a rather strange competitor for the entire field of riders; heat. 40 degree’s and rising throughout the day, 100 turned up, only 67 riders started due to the intense fireball that emblazoned the sky. The location wasn’t Read more…

Save The Date | Mud & Sweat Night Series, South England

If you didn’t think riding is hard enough in dry and dusty conditions, then this may be for you. On the 28th November, the Mud & Sweat Series kicks off in the Haldon Forest Park near Exeter in the south of England and is specifically aimed at the night loving vampires among us. Check out Read more…

Travel | #3 Cedric Gracia Fun Camp, Slovenia

Cedric Gracia is a bit of a legend in the enduro world. The Frenchman comprises of a cool, calm and collective nature and definitely brings that confidence out on both trails and by hitting big features, winning Red Bull Rampage back in 2003. 2013 hit and announcing his retirement came as a shock, but now Read more…

Back Issue | Hype This! 9 Products We Fell In love With

From Alpinestars F-Lite gloves, to FiveTen Kestrels. We tried, tested and wrote about them, highlighting what was great and what wasn’t. Well, these products below had none of the latter, so without further ado, from Issue #016, we compiled a list of 9 product we absolutely loved from the past few months. AirShot LTD. Airshot. Read more…

The Review | The New Orange High Five RS

If there was ever a bike that polarised opinion it was the plucky Orange Five. Keyboard warriors and those that had never ridden one would comment “It looks like a garden gate”, “nice hinge”, “who brought the filing cabinet”. But, as always, the proof is in the riding and the Orange Five rode well, great Read more…

First Look | ROSE Pikes Peak Prototype with PROGEO-System

Just 12 months ago the Bocholt-based direct order company ROSE launched a completely revamped full suspension line-up [here’s our report on that]. But if that’s not enough, this year’s product presentation in Austria’s Kirchberg heralded the launch of a brand new and exciting bike. With innovative geometry adjustment, the team at ROSE unveiled the prototype Read more…