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The Review | Whyte G-150 SCR Works 150 mm Enduro Bike

The UK based company Whyte Bikes pride themselves on building no-nonsense bikes, offering frame and component choices that meet the tough requirements of real UK riders. The G-150 SCR Works is Whyte’s top end Gravity Enduro race bike, built and specified unashamedly to take on the toughest enduro stages, big alpine adventures and epic days Read more…

First Look | J-Tech Heavy Duty Shock Bushes

After our Long Term Test Orange Alpine 160 developed wear on one of the shock bushes after just two months, we wondered if there is a better alternative. OK so on any single pivot bike the wear on these shock bushes will be considerably more than a multi-pivot bike, with their linkage taking away a Read more…

Best of Test 2014 | The Bike Highlights of the year

Now, as we reach the end of the year, it’s time to look back. Throughout the year ENDURO brought you the most important bike reviews; testing each one thoroughly on tough trails, or against its peers in one of our group tests. It is now time for a quick summary of the bests bikes and Read more…

Back Issue | Bike Test: Zumbi F-11 Custom

The Number of the Beast Sometimes it’s cool to do things differently, to be unique and to find your own style. When it comes to buying a new bike, we devour the magazines, digesting all the latest tech and innovation. Manufacturers dominate our biking culture, telling us what we need, what is cool and what Read more…

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…