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Team Tested: Scott Leap Glasses Review

Glasses should be part of every rider’s essential gear just like gloves or knee protectors. Ideally they shouldn’t just dim the blazing sunlight and protect the rider from wind, branches and dirt – they should look good too. This time we took a closer look at the Scott Leap model. The Scott Leap is available Read more…

First Look: The Giro Empire VR90 shoes at a glance

Giro has been long known for its high quality and well thought out products. Now the Californians present us with an equally technological and stylish shoe: the Giro Empire VR90. What distinguishes the shoe and how do they perform on the trails? Find out more here. There can be no question: the styling of the Read more…

First Look: We check out the All Mountain Style OM 45 stem

The requirements for a stem are clear: it should combine maximum strength with the possible weight and ideally still look good. All of these points are fulfilled by the the All Mountain Style OM 45 stem with aplomb. We took a closer look: Two Spaniards Xavi and Carles from Barcelona are behind the company All Read more…

Team Tested: Lazer Xenon riding glasses

Whether it’s summer or (like now) the start of winter, glasses can be an essential part of your riding kit, being a more usable item than that of the race goggles. I’ve been testing these Lazer Xenon glasses, with the onslaught of the shitty British winter encroaching. These are really in the price range of Read more…

Team Tested: Hedcam Ten80 POV camera Review

I’ve had one of these for several months now, having always been put off by the size and weight of all other POV cameras I had tried, it was great to finally get hold of one you literally didn’t know was on your head Weighing in at a ridiculous 39g with a length of 80mm, Read more…

Team Tested: The 2015 Marzocchi 350 NCR Fork

Marzocchi is back! For the 2015 season the Italians have presented a real highlight: the Marzocchi 350 NCR. The fork has 160mm of travel and is available for 27.5″ wheels. With a weight of 1920g it makes a very good impression on paper. We had the chance to test the fork in detail and took Read more…

Preview Group Test: 7 Exciting Bikes for 2015

For issue #013 of the ENDURO Mountain Bike Magazine we traveled to the beautiful Ă–tztal region of Austria to test seven of the most interesting bikes for the 2015 season. In the days leading up to the trip, the mood in the office was just like that of a kid on Christmas Eve. But instead Read more…

ENDURO Long-term Test 2015: Introducing the Juliana Roubion

What can I say about how I feel when I think about having the chance to ride this bike? It’s like a dream, instead of pinching myself I’m popping to the garage to check it’s still there! This beautiful bike is striking, it screams ‘capable’ and looks the absolute business. I’m setting my sights on Read more…

Team Tested: Orange Alpine Five Review

I have wanted to test an Orange Alpine Five for some time now, and when I was offered the opportunity to join in the Swiss Epic, a 300km six day stage race from Verbier to Zermatt, with 8000m of climbing and 13,000m of descending it seemed like the perfect opportunity to test the Alpine Five Read more…

Team Tested: Fox Float CTD Boost Valve with Trail Adjust Review

The Float CTD came out in late 2012, and was pretty forward thinking for that time. Change the damper setting on the fly with a simple flip of the switch? Even though the technology existed, Fox made it much easier to understand the idea of opening and closing down the damper and the effect on Read more…