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First Look | Specialized 6Fatti Stumpjumper and Rhyme

While at the Specialized launch, after we had checked out the new Stumpjumper and Rhymes, excitedly a new range of bikes were rolled out with a much more portly aspect. As a magazine we have spent some time testing the new 6Fatti tyres and brought you the first exclusive conclusions, and now Specialized have released Read more…

Event Recap | Highlights from the Riva Bike Festival 2015

Last weekend the spectacular Lake Garda was once again setting for the Riva del Garda Bike Festival. Just like every year there we all sorts of new products and curiosities to see along with the breathtaking scenery and Italian flair. We’ve put together the following highlights from the 2015 Ziener Bike Festivals 2015. Very controversial Read more…

News | New Tyres and Grips from Ritchey

Ritchey presented two new tyres and four new grips at the Riva del Garda festival. Both tyres are primarily aimed at trail riders and answer to the name Trail Bite and Trail Drive. In addition two new lock-on and two new push-on grips will hit the market Ritchey Trail Bite 2.25 The Ritchey Trail Bite Read more…

News | Marin Stan’s NoTubes Season Kicks Off

Since its foundation in 2014, the Marin/Stan’s NoTubes Enduro Team is now an established alliance of four great riders. Chris Keeble-Smith and Leigh Johnson will be battling it out in Elite Male with the UK’s top riders, whilst Joe Harrison will be making a stand in Senior Male. Martha Gill, being just 17, shows great Read more…

News | Strava Local: Strava Launches Interactive Cityguide

Strava, the global community for athletes, has launched Strava Local to reveal a unique collection of the highest-quality running and cycling adventures in the world. The new data-powered, athlete-curated travel guide for athletes is now live for 12 global cities, including London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and New York; it is based on data from over Read more…

Spyshot | Conway 29″-Prototype Spotted

We Make Enduro – Conway has taken up the cause. The abbreviation WME also formed the name for the bike for this category which was until now was only available with 27.5” wheels. At the Riva Bike-Festival however an inconspicuous raw-finished bike with 29” wheels and a different seat tube/bottom bracket area hung next to Read more…

First Look | BH presents its new trail bike, the Lynx 4.8 27.5″ Carbon

During Riva del Garda’s BIKE Festival, Spain’s BH bikes used the opportunity to present their latest model: the BH Lynx 4.8 27.5″ Carbon. Just like their widely known aluminium model, this newest carbon model also boasts 120mm travel and the renowned Split Pivot rear concept. With the new Lynx 4.8 27.5″ Carbon, BH aimed to Read more…

First Look | Random Photo Magazine is Out Now!

As pioneers of digital media, it’s not often that print gets our feathers rustled. Random magazine’s latest issue, VIII, hosts stunning images of the sport we all love in a mind-blowingly designed format. We got our hands on the (more book like than magazine) magazine and were absolutely stunned by its content. Random have taken Read more…

First Look | Stevens Bikes Jura, Whaka and Whaka+ 2016

German bike manufacturer Stevens already gave us a first peek over their 2016 model range at the Riva Bike Festival. Along with the brand new plus model Whaka+ the Hamburg based company showed us their re-engineered Jura and Whaka. All Stevens full-suspension frames will feature Boost 148-format, and on all bikes with 27.5+ or 29” Read more…