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Race Report: POC Scottish Enduro Series RND#5: There will be mud!

There can be no question that the POC Scottish Enduro Series has been a great success, the first four rounds wound their way around Scotland offering up some superb riding, and most rounds were sell-outs. For years we have been saying that Scotland needs its own series, uniting riders from all over Scotland and Northern Read more…

Race Report: World and UK Solo 24 Hour MTB Championships

On Saturday the 11th October at 12noon the WEMBO World Solo 24 Hour MTB Championships began, in true No Fuss Events style, with the Lochaber Schools Pipe Band leading the riders out of the Nevis Range car park and onto the course. 23 countries, 150 racers, over 250 support crew and October weather that is Read more…

News: Cannondale hires Factory Racing Rider Henrique Avancini

Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and Cannondale Factory Racing (CFR) are excited to announce the top Brazilian XC rider Henrique Avancini will join CFR for the 2015 and 2016 season. Avancini comes from the Caloi team, Cannondale’s Brazilian sister brand, and is a national mountain bike hero, as well as Read more…

First Look: Curtis Keene’s customized Troy Lee D3

While checking out the EWS pits, we stopped by on the Specialized team area, and while talking to Curtis Keene we spied his awesome new custom D3 helmet. Eight months ago Red Bull decided they wanted to do a custom painted helmet for Curtis that would represent who he is and do something a little Read more…

ENDURO reader survey: Maria won the Rotwild X1 & Factory Visit

“I really cannot believe it!” said Maria when we asked her how she felt when she got the message that she won the Rotwild X1. She was the lucky winner, randomly picked from over 10,000 participants in the ENDURO reader survey, of the dream bike from Rotwild. We met her in Dieburg to visit the Read more…

Race Preview: WEMBO 24 Hour Championships coming to Rotorua

There was a double celebration for New Zealand mountain biking over the weekend. In one of the toughest events on the international calendar, Kim Hurst won the Elite women’s 24-hour Solo World Cross-country Championships in Fort William, in Scotland, with Erin Greene, third, Amanda Brooks won the 40-44 women’s category and Ryan Hunt took gold 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…

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…

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…

On Location: FOX RAD Testing, a view of the future.

All morning Chris Trojer, FOX Europe’s main marketing man had been stressing that “this is an All Mountain set-up not a enduro race fork”, but as I found myself barreling through a high speed boulder strewn gully, fully committed to a crazy line, these shocks were going to have to be good, or I was Read more…