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The German champion’s bike: Ines Thoma’s Canyon Strive CF

Last Sunday the very first German Enduro Championships took place. Ines Thoma from the Canyon Factory Enduro Team is now one of the first champions! Enough reason to take a closer look at the bike that gave her almost 39 seconds lead on her closest competitor. Here’s her workhorse – a 12.8 kg light Canyon Read more…

Race Report: Kross-Enduro Trails #2 – Bielsko-Biała, Poland

The final round of the Enduro Trails event, powered by Kross, was held on 11th October 2014 in the Silesian Beskid Mountains, near the city of Bielsko-Biala. Thanks to a fruitful cooperation with the National Forestry Commission, the special stages prepared for the race were completely new. No fire-roads and no walking trails, but challenging Read more…

POC Eastern States Cup Final, Killington, Vermont

One of the perennial favorite New England and East Coast riding locations, Killington, Vermont, hosted the Eastern States Cup for the final of the biggest series in the Eastern part of the US. Lots of slick roots and tight, steep trails to contend with. This round was won by Lauren Petersen in the Women’s division Read more…

Race Report: POC Scottish Enduro Series RND#5: There will be mud!

There can be no question that the POC Scottish Enduro Series has been a great success, the first four rounds wound their way around Scotland offering up some superb riding, and most rounds were sell-outs. For years we have been saying that Scotland needs its own series, uniting riders from all over Scotland and Northern Read more…

Video: SloEnduro – Enduro Grožnjan / Croatia 2014

Eight and last race of the long SloEnduro 2014 season was held in beautiful Grožnjan (Grisignana) in croatian Istria. Extraordinary place with kind and happy people, beautiful trails and lots of sunshine made the best possible finals of the season. Kristijan Medvešček took the mens victory and made it to top of the SloEnduro series Read more…

EWS Bike Check: Anneke Beerten’s Specialized Enduro S-Works 29

Born in Marienvelde in the Netherlands, from an early age Anneke seemed destined for a career in racing, starting BMX at just four years old. From her very first downhill ride, she knew what she wanted to do, become a bike racer. She had her first opportunity to race for a professional Dutch mountain bike Read more…

EWS Bike Check: Remy Absalons Scott Genius LT700 Tuned

Remy Absalon started racing at a young age but could never make his mind up between XC or DH, so he was delighted when enduro first burst onto the scene in France. He became an enduro specialist in 2004 and quickly claimed victory in the Megavalanche, Superenduro, Crankworx and the French Enduro Series. Remy now Read more…

Team Tested: Lazer Xenon riding glasses

Whether it’s summer or (like now) the start of winter, glasses can be an essential part of your riding kit, being a more usable item than that of the race goggles. I’ve been testing these Lazer Xenon glasses, with the onslaught of the shitty British winter encroaching. These are really in the price range of Read more…

Team Tested: Hedcam Ten80 POV camera Review

I’ve had one of these for several months now, having always been put off by the size and weight of all other POV cameras I had tried, it was great to finally get hold of one you literally didn’t know was on your head Weighing in at a ridiculous 39g with a length of 80mm, Read more…

Race Report: World and UK Solo 24 Hour MTB Championships

On Saturday the 11th October at 12noon the WEMBO World Solo 24 Hour MTB Championships began, in true No Fuss Events style, with the Lochaber Schools Pipe Band leading the riders out of the Nevis Range car park and onto the course. 23 countries, 150 racers, over 250 support crew and October weather that is Read more…