Italian top enduro racer Andrea Bruno just received his new Transition Covert Carbon. He was also racing on it, but check this behind-the-scenes feature about the bike build. It’s every mechanic’s dream…

Let’s start…


… of course Italian style: Bikes & Girls

AB_covertbuild_07_web Internal cable routing

AB_covertbuild_05_web 2×10? No way! Dismounting the chainrings for a 1×10 setup!


Work is done & happy with the results. Sometimes building up a new bike makes as much fun as smashing it down some gnarly trails!

ab_metabief08_web Andrea testing the new bike!


Photos: Matteo Ganora

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Robin Schmitt

Robin is one of the two founders of 41 Publishing, a visionary and go-getter. While he now enjoys every second on the bike – whenever his busy schedule allows – he used to race against the clock at enduro events and a few Downhill World Cups. Besides that, Robin practises kung fu and Zen meditation, plays the cello or with his dog (which actually belongs to his girlfriend), travels abroad and still reviews numerous bikes himself. Progressive ideas, new projects and major challenges – Robin loves exploring undiscovered potential and getting to the bottom of new trends.