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Back Issue | Group Test: 6 Enduro Race Tires

“You have to finish first to finish first,“ said Jared Graves once when he was asked about his tactics for an Enduro World Series race. Crashes and defective equipment are anathema to those competing for podium places. If a rider crosses the finishing line with head bowed, the first thing people look at is the Read more…

The Review | Camelbak K.U.D.U 12 Pack with Back Protector

Camelbak is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. You’ll notice some retro colour and graphic schemes in commemoration of their history in the action sports community. New this year is the K.U.D.U pack, available in both 12 and 18 L capacities. We put it to the test: Immediately, you’ll notice it is a full-featured pack, Read more…

The Review | The heated functional jersey from AVADE

Wouldn’t it be great if your clothes could transform into a radiator to protect you from the cold? This is exactly what AVADE’s heated jersey is promising. Too good to be true or a sensible investment? There are certain inventions it seems like the whole world has been waiting for. And for me, heated base Read more…

The Review | 2015 Osprey Zealot Pack

Mountain bikers have very specific needs when it comes to backpacks, we need to carry a lot of gear so the pack needs to have functional space; but we also need our kit to be light enough to carry for long rides, and not wallow around when we are moving fast. Osprey have been making Read more…

The Review | Mavic Crossmax Enduro Race Shoe

If you stood on the sidelines of any EWS this year your eyes would have been assaulted by yellow, a colour that has become almost synonymous with top level enduro racing. Three of the main champions of the ‘yellow revolution’ were Jerome Clementz, Fabian Barel and Anne Caro Chausson, and it was these three elite Read more…

The Review | CUBE Fritzz 180 HPA SL 27.5

CUBE has a successful Enduro bike on the market with the Stereo 160 hat CUBE. The 160 mm- full-suss machine is the workhorse of the CUBE Cube Action Teams and numerous other racers and hobby riders. For those who wish a little bit more travel CUBE offers a new bike for 2015, the Fritzz 180. Read more…

Back Issue | Group Test: 7 Adventure Trailbikes Reviewed

To experience a real adventure – that is something that just about every biker wishes at least once. Break out of the dull, tedious routine and get out into the outdoors and feel your own body. This is the Main Article of a Group test. Bikes in this Group test: Cube Stereo 120 HPC Race Read more…

Back Issue | Group Test: Cube Stereo 120 HPC Race 29 Review

The Cube Stereo has developed into a real classic, available not just with different wheel sizes, but also in 120mm or 140mm travel versions with 29″ wheels. This review is part of a Group Test. View the main article here. Cube Stereo 120 HPC Race 29 | Scott Genius 910 | Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 Read more…

Back Issue | Group Test: Scott Genius 910 Review

The Scott Genius 910 already revealed its qualities to us in issue #009. As the bike exactly fitted the profile of the new group test, we were keen to see how it fared in direct comparison with the competition. This review is part of a Group Test. View the main article here. Cube Stereo 120 Read more…

Back Issue | Group Test: Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 MSL Review

The bright green Rocky Mountain Instinct 950 MSL didn’t just stand out amongst the other black and silver test bikes because of its colour: the high quality finish and beautiful shapes also contribute to the stylish-looking machine. This review is part of a Group Test. View the main article here. Cube Stereo 120 HPC Race Read more…