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Race Report | Round #4 Fox RollerCoaster Enduro, Kempsey

Round #4 of the Fox RollerCoaster Enduro Cup took place in Kempsey, specifically on the popular Kalateenee State Forest Trails. Weather held up for the round with riders from all over and all abilities hitting the steep, technical sections of the track. Michael Vanos and Vanessa Thompson have defended their Elite series leads in the Read more…

Race Report | Round #3 Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup, Rostrevor

We all know from Wicklow just how gnarly Ireland can get, and Round #3 saw the First Tracks team head to the scene of Rostrevor in Northern Ireland for its penultimate round of the First Tracks Enduro Cup. With such an open field, all abilities were welcome and it looked absolutely awesome! The summer is Read more…

Race Report | Round #3 Enduro French Cup iDP, Millau

Having a reasonable doubt about the quality of a product may not be great when buying your first parachute, but going into an enduro series knowing nothing of the level of the trails your about to ride can either be absolutely thrilling, or an absolute disaster. Luckily for the riders taking part in Aveyron, their Read more…

The Big Picture | Cream o’the Croft Mountain Bike Festival

How do you make an enduro a funduro? Wrap it in a great festival, add some unique stages and hold it in a venue with a cracking selection of trails, that’s how! Perthshire based event organisers Muckmedden have always championed fun and we love their events, so as soon as they announced the Cream o’the Read more…

The Interview | Ibis racer Gary Forrest is down but not out

It was supposed to be a fairy tale year for Gary Forrest, after 10 years of self supported competition at the highest level on both the World Cup Downhill circuit and EWS Enduro Circuit Gary finally got his deal. His consistent top 20 stage times in the EWS had caught the attention of Ibis owner Read more…

Race Report | Les Arcs Enduro2 the New ‘Social Enduro’

The area of Les Arcs, France has just hosted an enduro race with a difference – pairs racing! Prior to taking part in the event I pondered those common definitions of enduro racing such as “its like riding with your mates” or “a social bike ride”, I wondered whether enduro as we know was actually Read more…

Aiming High | Part 4: James Shirley’s European Enduro Champs

RADON Factory rider James Shirley has a bit of a traveler’s life…his van is pimped to the max with double bed, worktops and all other basic requirements for a EWS rider on the road. This time, he was at the European Enduro Champs and tore up, gaining an impressive fourth place, alongside his teammate Raphaela Read more…

European Enduro Series 2015 | The racing is over in Sölden

Nico Lau (FRA) and Ines Thoma (GER) satisfied their role as favorites at stop #2 of the European Enduro Series 2015 in Sölden. The shimmering heat and the dusty trails challenged the riders to their limits in the Bike Republic Sölden on July 5, 2015. EES #2 SÖLDEN – ACTIONCLIP from Trail Solutions on Vimeo. Read more…

European Enduro Series 2015 | Rocking the dusty trails in Sölden

This weekend, on the 4th and 5th of July, the European Enduro Series continues in the heart of Sölden, Austria. Today was the first mandatory practice day, culminating with an exciting prologue. The mountain weather was perfect and racers were excited to get started. Ines Thoma (GER) and Nico Lau (FRA) were way in front Read more…

Race Report | SloEnduro #3 – Enduro Soča, Bovec

The third race of the SloEnduro series took place last weekend in Bovec as part of Soča Outdoor Festival. After skipping the Saturday’s prologue in center of Bovec due to unstable weather, on Sunday the race showed everything the region has. Perfect weather, some splendid locations around Bovec and happy riders made fantastic atmosphere and Read more…