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Back Issue | Rotwild R.X1 FS 27.5 Pro Review

The R.X1 FS 27.5 PRO is Rotwild’s answer to the famous quest for one bike to do it all. With 145mm of suspension travel, 27.5″ wheels, and a short rear end it looks good on paper. We tested out the ‘pro’ spec for you. The looks of the R.X1 could best be described as “technically Read more…

Back Issue | Marin Attack Trail XT Pro Review

When you think of the original pioneers of our sport, the name Marin demands mention. It is pretty much agreed that Marin County, California was home to the first mountain bike race, Repack, held on the gravel service roads of Mount Tamalpais. In those exciting early days, Marin not only named bikes after trails on Read more…

ENDURO Long-term Test 2015: The Nukeproof Mega AM 275 Pro

It is time to introduce the next Long Term test bike for 2015, this will be ridden by the newest member of the ENDURO Magazine test team, Scottish racer James (Knowli) Knowles. Knowli has been on the enduro race scene for a many years now, racing both in the UK and Internationally and has stood Read more…

Team Tested: Full-Beam Night Nemesis Review

It is that time of year again, you leave for work in the dark and come home in the dark, winter is coming! We could begin a hibernation, wrapping our bikes up for the winter, and getting stuck into the latest Strictly Can’t Dance, Plop Idol or Desperation Factor. Screw that! It’s time to dust Read more…

Project Unbreakable: Part One, a tough bike for a tough guy

Not all bike testers are created equally, when we want to know if something breaks or not, we simply give it to Jim. With an unnerving ability to sniff out weakness and expose poor construction, Jim is our resident bike breaker, he sprinkles shattered carbon on his cornflakes, and can bend a DH bar with Read more…

Team Tested: Race Face Next 35 Handlebar, Atlas 35 Stem

We’ve been riding the Next 35 bar and Atlas 35 stem from Race Face for half of the summer. Some races, lots of big descents, and a few crashes thrown in for “durability” testing. What do we think? Read on! First things first, we’ll get the specs and pricing out of the way, then we’ll Read more…

Team Tested: Sweet Protection Fixer Fullface Carbon MIPS

Things are changing, this seasons Enduro World Series was tougher and more gnarly than ever, with mandatory full-face helmets tested on many occasions. It is also changing on the national scenes too, with many governing bodies bringing in mandatory full-face helmet rules. It is not just racing either, as our bikes get faster and more Read more…

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…