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ENDURO 2015 Long Term Test | First Look: Ibis Mojo HD 3

The Bavarian mountains might still be under a layer of deep snow and bitterly cold but long term tester Vinzenz has still been eagerly awaiting this years ‘work bike’: the Ibis Mojo HD3. Not a big surprise really, the Mojo HD series is as good as legendary. We took a close look at this classy Read more…

Preview Issue #015 | Trek Fuel EX 9.8 27.5 Review

From February 23rd, issue #015 of ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine will be available for you to download. Along with our big brakes group test and exciting travel stories we will also be presenting our XC bikes group test. We we made a special trip to the USA in order to test the bikes under sunny California Read more…

The Review | Vitus Escarpe 275 VRX 135mm Trail Bike

Vitus is part of the modern era of direct sales bike companies, where the manufacturer cuts out the ‘middle man’ to provide a cheaper product. Direct sales is certainly a controversial subject depending on who you are talking to, however we believe that value for money helps more people into the sport which can only Read more…

Back Issue | Lapierre Zesty TR 829 Review

For 2015, French bike specialist Lapierre has completely reworked its E:i shock suspension system as well as simplifying it. The system is offered over a diverse range of models, including our test bike, the Lapierre Zesty TR 829. Even after a quick first look, we like the 120mm 29er bike with its stylish frame and Read more…

ENDURO 2015 long term test | First Look: Rotwild E1 FS 27.5

The newest member of our long term test fleet is no unwritten book, after all it was a winner in the Design & Innovation Award 2015 at the beginning of the year. The Rotwild E1 FS 27.5 stands out not just with its elegant looks but also with top quality frame and a parts kit Read more…

ENDURO Long Term Test | Juliana Roubion – “A new relationship”

Juliana says “The Roubion is ready to handle anything your all mountain adventure can throw at it.” I am certainly going to put this to the test in 2015! The Roubion and I will be adventuring in New Zealand and Europe, seeking out the most incredible riding and exploring trails on and off the beaten Read more…

Back Issue | Specialized S-Works Enduro 650b Review

This year the American bike brand Specialized was not represented at Eurobike for the first time, and instead presented its new products before the show. Amongst them was the brand new Enduro 650b, which replaces the successful 26″ model. S-Works models have one thing in common at Specialized: they represent the peak of the relevant Read more…

Project Unbreakable | Part Three – Counting the Cost

The old saying goes, “Light, strong or cheap – pick two” well this certainly seems to have been proven in Project Unbreakable. In Jim’s quest to shave weight from the reliable Orange Alpine 160, with each and every gram saved the cost escalated also – the build is over and it is now time to Read more…

First Look | Rocky Mountain Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition

There are certain names that ring out in the biking community, freeride legends Wade Simmons, Thomas Vanderham and Brett Tippie have been on the scene for so long now that they have become living legends? But the three of them have more than just their legendary status in common: they are all team riders for Read more…

The Review | Endura Singletrack Helmet

There is the old saying, “light, comfortable or cheap – pick two”; well that certainly seems to be the case for the bike industry at the moment. The last three helmets that we’ve reviewed have all cost way in excess of £150 and the constant innovation means it’s easy to get lost in ever escalating Read more…