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Long-Term Test: Propain Twoface Review

One thing is quite clear: The Propain Twoface probably has the worst fate of all in our ENDURO long-term test. Testrider Vinzenz works as a guide of an alpine crossing company and has crossed the alps with his bike for the seventh time so far. Whether there is sunshine, mud or snow, the propain is Read more…

Team Tested: Magura MT5 Four-Piston-Brake Review

With the MT7 and MT5 Brakes, Magura has brought two worthy successor to the legendary Gustav M to the market. The product of 13 years experience with Gustav M combined with insights from Moto Sport came together for the development of the new brakes. The result is a powerful and easy to operate 4-piston brake. Read more…

Team Tested: Juliana Furtado Primeiro Women’s Bike Review

“WOW, that’s a beauty! “Exclaims our test rider Lisa as she sees the Juliana Furtado for the first time. The bike named after the two-time world champion in cross country (1990) and Downhill (1992) really convinced us with its awesome looks. But how does this beauty perform on the trail, you’ll find it out here Read more…

Team Tested: SCOTT Trail Boa EVO Shoes Review

The requirements of a bike shoe are very unique to the area of usage. For shoes which get used for tours and long day trips, comfort and performance are everything, and the feeling of connection to the pedal is important too. Scott claims to have a true all-rounder in their range: the SCOTT Trail Boa Read more…

Team Tested: BLISS ARG 1.0 LD 12l Protector Backpack Review

A final stage prototype of the Bliss ARG 1.0 LD 121 Protector Backpack impressed the jury in last years Design and Innovation Award by ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine, and received the much-sought award. The final version of the waterproof Enduro backpack is now available – and we were keen to test it. The ARG 1.0 LD Read more…

Team Tested: The Pivot Mach 6 Carbon Review

Last year the cult brand PIVOT Cycles from Arizona presented their Enduro flagship for the 2014 season, the Mach 6 Carbon. A high-quality carbon frame paired with 27.5″ wheels and 155mm of travel promises a lot of fun! Would the Mach 6 impress us on the trails, find out here. The Frame In July last Read more…

Grouptest: EWS Race Bikes – BMC TrailFOX TF01 XTR Review

The BMC Trailfox has already gained plenty of race experience. Florian Golay, Aaron Bradford, and Tobias Woggon (amongst others) used it for several Enduro World Series and local races last year. For our test, we received the Trailfox TF01 XTR from BMC. With 150mm travel, a slack head angle, and a sensible cockpit, it exudes Read more…

Grouptest: EWS Race Bikes – Cube Stereo Action Team Review

The Cube Stereo, with its bright orange Cube Action Team paintwork, looks damned quick even in the bike stand. With wins in the Trans Provence and a narrowly- missed victory in the Enduro World Series because of a time penalty, Nico Lau has already proven that this bike can be ridden seriously fast. The specification Read more…

Grouptest: EWS Race Bikes 2014 – Yeti SB66 carbon Review

What an honor! Yeti didn’t send any old bike to the test, but rather the original race bike of Jared Graves himself. This is a bike which took the Australian to second place in the Enduro World series in Finale Ligure, so it’s definitely not slow. The complete spec of the bike is unashamedly race-oriented. Read more…

Grouptest: EWS Race Bikes – Focus Sam Team Edition Review

The SAM represents Focus’s debut in the enduro sector and underlines its determination to establish itself here, as does the new Focus Trail team with Fabian Scholz and the brothers Markus and Tobias Reiser. The newly developed aluminum frame forms the basis of the SAM, and its geometry looks very promising on paper. A head Read more…