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Licking Sweat Off Your Parched Lips in Moab

Driving south on Highway 191 into Moab is a sure sign that I’m almost there. Just pulling into town I can feel my stress level lowered by 50%. Then, after a ride and a cold beer, it’ll will go down a bit more. What is it about Moab that’s so special? Is it the two Read more…

Team Tested: The 2015 Marzocchi 350 NCR Fork

Marzocchi is back! For the 2015 season the Italians have presented a real highlight: the Marzocchi 350 NCR. The fork has 160mm of travel and is available for 27.5″ wheels. With a weight of 1920g it makes a very good impression on paper. We had the chance to test the fork in detail and took Read more…

EWS Bike Check: Martin Maes 2015 GT Sanction

Last season, Dan and the young shredder Martin Maes were testing a jet black prototype machine that appeared to be a scaled down version of a 200mm travel Fury downhill bike. So it came as no surprise when GT announced their new Sanction, a longer, lower, meaner beast than their current do-it-all bike the Force. Read more…

EWS Bike Check: Cedric Gracia’s Santa Cruz Nomad

Cedric Gracia is certainly not afraid to stand out from the crowd, his exhibitionist behavior also extends to his bike being the only rider on the pro circuit to run a coil shock. Cedric Gracia is a ridiculously fast rider, and his trademark ariel antics always get the crowds whipped up into a frenzy. We Read more…

Spotted: New Prototype Specialized SWAT system

While checking out the top race bikes of the Finale EWS, we spotted this new SWAT prototype on Anneke Beerten’s race bike. The current SWAT system has a multitool integrated into the bottle cage, and a chain tool under the top cap. This new prototype adds all the tools you need to fix a puncture, Read more…

EWS Bike Check: Hope Team Edition Santa Cruz Nomad

When it comes to in-house manufactures like Hope Technology, perhaps the best way to see what new products they are working on is to have a look at their team bikes. Rachael Walker is Hope’s main marketing guru, but when she is not in the office she also loves to race. A familiar face at Read more…

First Look: Guerrilla Gravity and the Innovative Megatrail

Here at Enduro Mountainbike Magazine, we get the opportunity to ride almost all of the newest, hard to get equipment out there, but usually from the big guys. The mainstream companies that have made their way in the industry. But we’re also always keeping our eyes and ears open to the other end of the Read more…

EWS Bike Check: Cube’s new 180mm Fritzz

At the recent Enduro World Series in Finale Ligure, Nico Lau took some time out to test a potential new Race Bike for the 2015 season. With FOX suspension and XTR componentry the bike looks like a effective machine. After extensive testing, Nico announced that it was a “Great Bike for steep and fast trails Read more…

Jared Graves Race Journal: EWS Finale Ligure, Italy

Race journal reports from Yeti Cycles Jared Graves have been awesome and insightful over the entire season. Could he hold on to become the Enduro World Series Overall Champion in the second racing of the wonderful race series. Read on and find out in his own words. There have been so many things going through Read more…

News: Lapierre presents the new X-Control – The Legend goes on!

The X-Control has been redesigned for 2015! After presenting the three aluminium models (X-Control 127, X-Control 227 & X-Control 327) this summer, you can now check out the two new carbon models: the X-Control 527 & X-Control 727. The soul of the X-Control remains the same, but it now benefits from the latest innovative technology, Read more…