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Team Tested: Ergon GE1 Grips & SME3 Comp Saddle Review

Ergon are a German based company, lending their name from the term ergonomic, meaning to work naturally around the human body. They have taken that theory and put it into practice with their comfortable products. I had recently been suffering a tad from hand-pump during racing, that classic pain in your hand muscles, which can Read more…

Long Term Test: Cube Fritzz 160 HPA Pro 27,5″ Review

Cube offers with the Fritzz 160 HPA Pro 27.5 a super interesting bike for a price of 1.999€. ENDURO long-term tester Flo has now completed several hundred kilometers on the Fritzz. We were very interested if the favorable Cube can convince us with good handling and whether the bike offers good durability. Specification & Changes Read more…

Team Tested: The new Renthal Apex stem review

UK Company, Renthal really seem to have made their mark now in the MTB world, with lots of riders of trick looking high-end bikes choosing Renthal for cockpit parts, i.e. bars, stem and grips. Released today is this gorgeous looking new Apex stem to add to their collection, so what’s the big deal? The Apex Read more…

Team Tested: VP Components Harrier flat pedals review

Even if you may not have heard about VP Components yet, there is quite a chance you’re running one of their parts on your bike. As one of the biggest component-manufacturers, they work as contractors for many big brands of the industry. Now the Taiwanese manufacturer has put all their experience into their newest pedal-creation: Read more…

Team Tested: Five Ten Maltese Falcon LT clipless shoes review

Five Ten sent us over a few pairs of their now massive selection of riding shoes, but this was definitely the model we were most interested in, specifically designed around the needs of the Enduro rider. Five Tens have been known to be big heavy cumbersome things, which soaked up the wet stuff like a Read more…

Team Tested: Race Face Indy Knee Guards Review

There are some things that interfere with riding flow when a group go out for a big ride. One of those is certainly the constant ‘on and off’ of knee pads before and after each downhill. However, The comfort of knee guards has increased in recent years greatly, by using modern and flexible padding material. Read more…

Team Tested: First ride on the all new Devinci Spartan RC

In the Enduro World Series, the new Devinci Spartan has already caused a stir. Damien Oton succeeded not only a 6th place in Scotland, but also stood on the podium in Valloire with an amazing 2nd place, impressively demonstrating that the newest bike of the Canadian manufacturer is really fast. Recently the German Devinci distributor, Read more…

Long Term Test: Specialized Camber Carbon Evo 29 Review

Specialized modestly describes the Camber as the „perfect bike“. The 5.199 Euro, 120mm 29-er should cover everything that a trail biker wants: fast after-work blasts and epic weekend rides, the Camber cuts a good figure everywhere. Enduro Chief Exec Max Schmitt has been aboard the trail rocket for a few months now, after 500km of Read more…

Team Tested: The Manitou Mattoc Pro Fork

In Issue #009 of ENDURO we tested six interesting forks. At this time, the newest fork from Manitou, the Mattoc Pro was not available. The fork is now on the market and we have been putting the fork through an intense test over the last few weeks. You will find out here how the €650 Read more…

Team Tested – Time ATAC MX8 Clipless pedals

These Time ATAC MX8 clipless pedal from France have been on test on the Carbine for a while now. Over the year I have tested many pedals, including the Shimano DX, X-Pedo Baldwin and the Crank Brothers Mallets. The Time ATAC pedals seem to capture the best properties of all pedals and have ditched the Read more…