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Photo Report: Practice is over, let the racing begin!

As you read this, racers will be waking up from a fitful nights sleep, getting their gear together, nervously eating breakfast and running through the EWS stages in their minds. Practice is over and it is now time to go full-gas! Lines have been tested, perfected and memorized, stages have been inspected and riders will Read more…

Exclusive: EWS Round 1 Practice: A Racers Perspective!

So it has finally begun, the special stages have been opened for practice and racers have been hitting the trails hard, working up to speed and finding the fastest lines. Opening rounds are always special, the racing will be explosive with everyone hungry for a win after a long winter! As the rounds roll on Read more…

News: Final Days of Voting in Bell Built Grant Program

We’re in the final few days of voting for the Bell Built Grant, a program awarding $100K to be split between three worthy winners. Find out more and place your vote. Voting for the Bell Built trail building grant program for the West Coast region is fully under way. In the running is Mountain Bikers Read more…

Spy Shot: New Canyon Spotted at EWS Chile

Canyon have a long history testing their bikes at major events, and so it is no surprise to spot this unusual machine being ridden by Ludo May in practice for EWS Chile. From the looks of the photos the bike is a full carbon offering and so must be getting close to final production, with Read more…

Radon Flow Team – Petrik and Joost ready to rock!

Joost Wichman, World Champion fourcross, and Petrik Brückner, German fastest enduro rider, have formed a new team: Radon Flow Mountainbike Team. They’ll ride their enduro races on the Radon Slide 160 Carbon, developed by Bodo Probst. Brückners focus will be on enduro this year and he will certainly wants to ride the Megavalanche. Wichman will Read more…

Preview: The Enduro World Series 2014: A Different Game

The Enduro World Series is almost upon us! Coming full circle we shall soon see the world’s elite lining up once again to make their mark in the Chilean dirt. Riders are there now, getting used to the food and heat of the Chilean resort. The banter and camaraderie will be high, but every night Read more…

Course Preview: Enduro World Series 2014 – Round #1 Chile

The first round of the Enduro World Series 2014 will take place this weekend around the volcano of Nevados de Chillan, Chile. Over two exciting days the world’s best mountain bikers will compete in this exceptional location in South America. Today the race organizers montenbaik.com have announced the course for the race. From the steaming Read more…

Spotted at Sea Otter: New Felt Compulsion Enduro Bike

While walking around the Sea Otter Festival, again we spotted another hot new bike for the 2015 season – the new Felt Compulsion. The new bike has been given a complete overhaul, with 160mm of travel (front and rear) and 27.5″ wheels, and it will be the machine of choice for the newly founded Enduro Read more…

First Look: VP Harrier Flat Pedal 2015

As pedal and shoe technology improves, many riders are making that switch back from clips to flats, enjoying the feel and fluidity that flat pedal riding brings. With the market now full of innovation, a pedal has to offer something very special to stand out! When it comes to choosing a pedal, most riders look Read more…

First Look: The New Manitou McLeod Air Shock

Named after one of the worlds most legendary trail building tools, the new Manitou McLeod is aimed firmly at the trail/enduro segment and with a 4 position platform, claims to offer a good ratio of performance to weight! The shock will be available in a wide variety of sizes and is sure to find itself Read more…