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Teaser Issue #016 | Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp Carbon

Efficient, versatile and fun; they’re the culmination of these terms. Even once you think they’re at their limit in terms of capabilities; they’ve got more in reserve. So why are they still overshadowed by enduro bikes? We’re talking trail bikes, the true workhorses of the mountain bike world. Whether it’s for a quick blast after Read more…

Team Visit | Riding Off The Beaten Track, North Wales

I’m a big fan of enduro racing, well I should be, I certainly do enough of it! To me though there is a much better way to spend the day on a bike, a way that has the best social potential, zero stress, maximum base training distance and is off the scale when it comes Read more…

Event | Fun times at Trail Days in Latsch

What makes mountain bikers happy? Last weekend more than 800 mountain biking addicts found the answer to this pressing question at Trail Days in the paradise of Latsch in South Tyrol. What are they on about, you might be wondering. But if you follow certain Instagram accounts of certain festivalgoers then you might have noticed Read more…

Race Report | Round 2, Ssangyong Montenbaik Enduro by Santa Cruz

On May 3rd we had an excellent race on the hills of Curacaví where 400 riders gathered to celebrate the second round of the Ssangyong Montenbaik by Santa Cruz Enduro National Championship. Five special stages were scheduled for this round. Everybody was happy with the tracks, because they were very entertaining, fast, technical and physical Read more…

Interview | Specialized Bikes Global Adventurer Hannah Barnes

For a number of years now Hannah Barnes has been been the smiling, happy and adventurous face of women’s mountain biking. She has brought us exciting adventures from all over the world and has amassed an army of social media followers. This year Hannah joined Specialized Bikes and will be working as a brand ambassador Read more…

Save The Date | 10/11th October 2015 Camp Enduro – Scotland

Have you ever wanted to give enduro racing a go, but are a little too nervous to take the plunge? Do you want to benefit from some great coaching in an inclusive environment full of laughs, fun and a total ban on macho behaviour? If so, No-Fuss have just the weekend for you – it’s Read more…

Race Report | California Enduro Series #1: Battle Born Enduro

The first round of the California Enduro Series was held on May 9 just a lick east of the California – Nevada state line. Much like when Le Tour de France ventures into neighboring European countries from time to time, this race was held in Nevada. Those who raced the Battle Born Enduro in 2014 Read more…

Back Issue | Too Cool for School? A tutoring lesson with RockShox

Have you read the instructions? No need! Did you pay attention at school? Nah, that’s just for geeks. Can I set up my fork? Course I can! So many of us think we know what we’re talking about when it comes to suspension, but we’re often missing the basics. Boasting won’t help you here. We Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | First Look: Kitsbow Cycling Apparel

Kitsbow is building a reputation for creating stylish, functional high-end cycling apparel with a no-holds barred approach to sourcing using the finest materials. While it results in a price point that often creates sticker shock, they’re finding a niche among those willing to invest a bit more in gear designed and built to last. We Read more…

News | Onza’s Newest Gravity-Specific Rubber Compound

Since their relaunch in 2008, ONZA Tires have cemented their position on the marketing after developing certain notably well-profiled tyres. But considering the advanced state of technology within the cycling industry, and the ever harder and faster races, a good profile alone isn’t sufficient, as we consistently demand a higher performance from the rubber compound Read more…