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The Review | ESI Silicone Grips Review

Grips haven’t changed much over the past few years. Essentially, they’re still plastic cylinders with a layer of rubber that are attached to your handlebars with a screw or two. But ESI Grips have now shattered this idyllic state. Lighter, more grippy, greater comfort and cheaper too! Compared to classic grips, these are the advantages Read more…

Teaser Issue #015 | In the Grouptest: Felt Edict1

ENDURO Issue #015 is here and chock full of exciting tests, tips and adventures. One of the highlights is the big group test of seven New-School XC-Bikes, which we made a special trip to sunny California to complete. You’ll find the whole article in the (free!) magazine, here it’s time to take a first look Read more…

The Review | Mavic Zoya Women’s Trail Shoes

When it comes to finding a pair of ladies specific trail shoes, that both look good and fit well, it can be a surprisingly difficult challenge. There are plenty of shoes out there but many tend to be either entry level or too biased towards XC stiffness. If you are looking for a high performance Read more…

The Review | Marin Mount Vision C-XM9

In the late 90s and early noughties Marin was the biggest player over here on UK soil. It perhaps seemed like they lost their way for a while in the UK market, but now this California based company are back to reinstate their name with a collection of models with the looks to match any Read more…

The Review | Fox Downpour Jacket and Attack Q4 CW Shorts

If you live in the knuckle end of the UK, good quality waterproofs are as essential as mud tyres and sintered brake pads. There is a bewildering range of waterproof jackets and shorts on the market, but there are few choices if you want something a little less restrictive. Nobody really likes riding in waterproofs, Read more…

Teaser Issue #015 | BMC Fourstroke FS02 29″ Review

Issue #015 of ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine is now available here! Along with our big brakes group test and exciting travel stories, we’re also be presenting our XC bikes group test. We made a special trip to the USA in order to test the bikes under sunny California skies. Here’s a look at one of the Read more…

Long-term Test 2015 | First look: Giant Anthem SX Advanced 27.5

You almost feel sorry for the Giant Anthem SX. With its undeniably recognizable cross-country roots, it’s the puny kid on the playground that no one wants to play with. And definitely not on a technical trail! For starters, its 100 mm travel = way too little, and XC? Isn’t that just a synonym for skintight Read more…

Back Issue | Commencal Meta AM V4 “A La Carte” Review

For the coming season, Commencal have completely re-worked their proven, but somewhat aging META AM — and the result is the brand-new META AM V4 bike. Along with the neon yellow colour, the first thing you notice on the META AM V4 is the top tube shock mount. The rear shock sits in a kind Read more…

Preview Issue #015 | Yeti ASR Carbon X01 Review

Issue #015 of ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine is now available here! Along with our big brakes group test and exciting travel stories we will also be presenting our XC bikes group test. We made a special trip to the USA in order to test the bikes under sunny California skies. Here’s a look at one of Read more…

First Look | Joystick Builder Stem

Joystick is based in North Vancouver, the heart of the iconic north shore, Joystick have an extensive team of test riders including Enduro riders such as Anne Caroline-Chausson all the way through to free riders such as Geoff “Gully” Gullevich and James Doerfling. The company has been in existence for just over three years and Read more…