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News | Shimano Announce DEORE XT 8000 11 Speed Drivetrain

Many riders now enjoy the extended range and simplicity that 11 speed drivetrains can offer, but many have also been put off by the price of the high end XTR system. Now Shimano is offering that same high performance and technology in the XT drivetrain, with a new wider range cassette, bringing it to a Read more…

Technology | Why we’re going to ride plus-size tyres in the future

27.5+, 650B+, Fattie, B+, 29+, 26Plus… prepare your eyes and nerves for the onslaught of yet more terms in the coming months. As soon as it seems like the cycling industry might be riding a gentle wave of tech calmness, the next new standard hits the headlines and curiosity, confusion and insecurity abound once again. Read more…

News | DZR Introduces the Mechanic SPD Sneaker

DZR is known for their stylish shoes with integrated cycling features. Their new shoe, the Mechanic, blends an SPD cleat into the inconspicuous form of a sneaker. Check out our review of a similar model here. The days of awkward and annoying duck walking Clicking sounds are over. It’s this no nonsense approach that allowed Read more…

Racing for a Cause: L’Enduro of Veilleurs de Vie

L’Enduro of Veilleurs de vie Could be called “Enduro of the guardians of life”. The race benefits three associations with the donation of life (bone marrow, blood, plasma). Each rider chose which association will benefit from his registration, and some internationally ranked riders came to assist this humanitarian event. Bryan Regnier, the godfather of the Read more…

Race report | Cannondale Enduro Tour #1 – Dabo

The first victors in the Cannondale Enduro Tour have been crowned! This year’s newest French race series kicked off last weekend in Dabo, a small village nestled in the northwest of the Vosges Mountains. Having dreamt of blistering sun and trails for so long during the filthy cold winter, the 330 competitors couldn’t have got Read more…

News | Garmin introduces next generation Action Cams: The VIRB® X and VIRB XE

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the next generation of HD action cameras, VIRB X and VIRB XE. Compact and capable of shooting rich, high-definition, wide-angle footage, VIRB X and XE boast an all-new form factor allowing for more mounting options. Waterproof to 50 meters, the updated camera design Read more…

ENDURO Long Term Test 2015 | The Scott Genius 900 tuned

Light, lighter, ultra-light: the Scott Genius 900 tuned (size M) weighs an incredible 11.1kg – with 130mm travel and 29” wheels! So of course we want to know whether so much carbon fibre and weight reduction is also reliable and durable in the long term. Our Communications Manager Manne is the lucky one who has Read more…

The Review | Airshot Portable Tubeless Tyre Inflator

So you have your ‘all singing’ ‘all dancing’ enduro bike, it’s fully kitted with the latest trickery from the world of mountain biking, but no matter how new it is, there’s always something every rider will experience, punctures and tyre changes! We won’t even go into the advantages of tubeless, as this is now just Read more…

Race Report | SloEnduro #1 – Enduro 3 Camini

Enduro 3 Camini was the first stop of this year’s SloEnduro season. The race Took place in San Dorligo della Vale, near Trieste in Italy, almost on the border of Slovenia. For the first time there was two full days of racing. On Saturday riders had to face four special stages with a little bit Read more…

Race Preview | La Thuile Enduro 2015

Here we are with the first leaks about one of the most exciting enduro races in the international panorama. La Thuile Enduro is back! During the 11th and 12th July 2015 La Thuile – Aosta Valley – will host the second edition of La Thuile Enduro , as the forth round of the new born Read more…