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Big Picture | The EWS Emerald Enduro Opens For Practice

The Emerald Enduro is now well underway with stages 1-4 open for practice – living up to its name it was ‘fifty shades of green’ in the woods. Starting on rocky moorland with sweeping views, the stages dropped first through Gorse and Heather covered shrubs, before diving into Pine and Eucalyptus stands, and finishing in Read more…

Photo Essay | The Highlights of the first ENDURO Trail Party

What’s needed for a good party? Good music, a cool location, plenty of drinks and of course the right guests. We had all of this at our first Trailparty in Latsch at over 1,800m. Of course, we celebrated right in the middle of one of the most popular trails of the Vinschgau! Don’t believe us? Read more…

European Enduro Championships: Registrations Now Open

It’s finally time to crown the first European Enduro Champion Get ready, mark the weekend of June 20, 2015 in your calendar! For the first time ever, the new discipline of European Enduro riding will be holding a championship and recognizing the best in the sport! Riders from 20 European countries will be gathering in Read more…

News | IXS release new full-face helmet, the XULT

Developed alongside ex-downhill superstar converted enduro racer, Cedric Gracia, the XULT takes advantageous properties from traditional full-face helmets, moving away from becoming yet another bulky, un-ventilated presence on the protective equipment scene. IXS conceptualizes downhill protection with open-face ventilation, using their trademarked Vortex™ aeration system, integrated Xrail™ absorption unit and twinned with FRP™ (fibre reinforced Read more…

BikeCheck | Bikes of the Trail Party in Latsch

Sure, it’s always exciting to see what awesome bikes and kit the pro’s are riding at the starting line of a race, but it’s no less interesting to put the bikes of ordinary, fun-loving riders under the microscope. We asked some of our guests at our #TrailParty to pose with their beloved bikes in front 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…

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…

First Look | Specialized Announce New Stumpjumper and Rhyme

Ever since the first model rolled off the production line in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper has been synonymous with the ‘trail’ sector. For over 30 years the Stumpjumper has evolved with the sport, the geometry and specification changing as trail riding developed. As time moved on it could be argued that bikes are starting to Read more…