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Design & Innovation Award 2015, Meet the Jury: Manuel Fumic

The highlight of the cycling industry calendar is almost upon us, the Design & Innovation Award 2015. Starting next week our team of 25 will be riding, testing and analyzing the most exciting products currently on the market on the incredible trails of South Tyrol. Our mission is to award the world’s most innovative products Read more…

Team Tested: Race Face Next 35 Handlebar, Atlas 35 Stem

We’ve been riding the Next 35 bar and Atlas 35 stem from Race Face for half of the summer. Some races, lots of big descents, and a few crashes thrown in for “durability” testing. What do we think? Read on! First things first, we’ll get the specs and pricing out of the way, then we’ll Read more…

News: Head of Crankworx to Speak at Conference in Peebles

On November 11-13th, Scotland will play host to an international mountain biking conference where many of the world’s key players within the mountain biking sector will come together to share expertise, exchange ideas and learn from one another. One of the most hotly anticipated parts of the three-day programme is a presentation and Q&A session Read more…

Breaking news: British Cycling Drops Enduro for 2015

A worrying email was sent out to race organizers across the UK this morning, outlining British Cycling’s plan to distance themselves from enduro in 2015. Many had seen it coming, but it was still a shock as British Cycling have announced that they will no longer be insuring Enduro events for the foreseeable future. What Read more…

Team Tested: Sweet Protection Fixer Fullface Carbon MIPS

Things are changing, this seasons Enduro World Series was tougher and more gnarly than ever, with mandatory full-face helmets tested on many occasions. It is also changing on the national scenes too, with many governing bodies bringing in mandatory full-face helmet rules. It is not just racing either, as our bikes get faster and more Read more…

Race Report: Enduro Jose Panganiban – Philippines

It began with a ten hour bus ride. It was long, winding and cold. Good thing the rest of the day was a fast and busy blur that rendered me knocked out for most of the trip. We weren’t even out of Makati City when I dozed off. Little did I know that I was Read more…

News: UKGE Announces 2015 Dates and National Champs

After the massive success of the 2014 season, Steve Parr (director of UKGE) has just announced the dates for the 2015 race schedule. The exciting news is that there will be a National Champs one-off date, so racers can now fight it out to become National Champion. As before there are 5 rounds that will Read more…

Race Preview: Whaka 100 Endurance Challenge Rotorua

It’s one of the most challenging and demanding races on the mountain bike calendar. This Saturday’s Nzo Whaka 100 is an epic, 100 kilometre, endurance race on the world-class mountain bike trail network in the Whakarewarewa Forest, south of Rotorua. For two of New Zealand’s top riders, Commonwealth Games silver medallist, Sam Gaze, and Olympian, Read more…

First Look: The new Bergamont Trailster EX 9.0

The Hamburg-based company Bergamont has revised its lineup of full suspension bikes for the upcoming season and replaced its well-known model Threesome with the newly developed Trailster. The 150 / 140 mm bike is available in four equipment variants, two models focus more on long tour oriented riders, while the other two are more made Read more…

Race Report: Thailand Enduro Series Round #2 – Eto

After the very successful first round, this time we have 160 participants with riders from all kinds of riding disciplines from DH to BMX riders. We are very happy to see the expanded base of riders for this round and hopefully more in future. It is very important to attract riders from other disciplines to Read more…