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In the shoes of a champion. Part 2: You can crash if you want!

As I joined the Cannondale Overmountain team for dinner last night, conversation soon moved onto the topic of the day’s stage practice and Jerome asked me “did you crash today?” While I was coming up with an answer that suitably indicated that I was looking after his personal bike, he cut me off with a Read more…

First Look: GHOST presents the new RIOT LT

The GHOST AMR RIOT ​​already got some stir this year because of its outstanding look and the patented RIOT link. The bike won the coveted Design and Innovation Award as well as several other awards. For next season GHOST now offers six models of the famous RIOT. Including three Bikes with 150mm travel in front, Read more…

News: Wild weather and an intense battle at EWS round 4

Racers have a daunting task ahead of them as they compete beneath the shadow of Mont Blanc this weekend at round four of the Enduro World Series, La Thuile Superenduro powered by Sram. The steep and unforgiving terrain of the Aosta Valley awaits the 450 riders taking part, who’ll face six tough stages over two Read more…

In the shoes of a champion: Part 1: The factory experience.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride for one of enduro’s most successful factory teams, with all the mechanical and team support such a position brings. This was exactly the amazing opportunity that was presented to me, to ride with the Cannondale Overmountain Team It all started with a gentle “bing” Read more…

News: The Shimano M200 – A new Enduro-specific Shoe

The new SH-M200 is Shimano’s premier Enduro shoe. A blend of pedaling efficiency and the security of added protection. With these shoes riders can confidently attack the climbs and maintain control on gnarly descents. Enduro events require a rider to efficiently and quickly cover a variety of terrain. The same flexibility is demanded from Enduro Read more…

RockShox shocks available with Specialized and Trek mounts

Just recently, we present you the new Rock Shox Monarch DebonAir. Now we got the message that RockShox offers the popular Monarch and Monarch Plus shock with DebonAir Technology directly with the necessary mounts for Specialized and Trek bikes. This allows customers to retrofit the shock despite the special mounts in their bike. Here is Read more…

News: The 2015 BMC Speedfox – The perfect all-round bike?

The Swiss bike manufacturer BMC recently launched their new 2015 Speedfox. With 130mm of travel, 29″ big wheels and a carbon fiber frame it is supposed to be a lightweight, nimble and agile trail bike. Settled between the recently tested, more downhill-orientated BMC Trailfox and the efficient Fourstroke, it should lie perfectly in their mountain Read more…

Team Tested: The new Renthal Apex stem review

UK Company, Renthal really seem to have made their mark now in the MTB world, with lots of riders of trick looking high-end bikes choosing Renthal for cockpit parts, i.e. bars, stem and grips. Released today is this gorgeous looking new Apex stem to add to their collection, so what’s the big deal? The Apex Read more…

Travel: Gary Forrest checks out an Enduro Mediterraraneo.

When I think of Greece, I have always imagined the Ancient Greeks, the Trojan wars, mythology and weird numbers; I have never really associated it with Enduro Racing, until now. This journey started back in March 2014 when I received a private message through Facebook from one of the race organisers, Steven Kouins. He was Read more…

News: Juliana Bicycles shows their 2015 line-up with new frames

After we already presented you the new, more reasonably-priced Santa Cruz Carbon frames, Juliana receives the same technology and offers a wide line-up of new carbon frames. Prices range from $1699 for the aluminum hard tail, to $8599 for a XTR-equipped carbon Furtado. The new 2015 Juliana range now offers an even bigger selection of Read more…