OUT NOW! The latest ENDURO Issue #038 – BIG DAYS AHEAD

Finally, the wait is over! After a somewhat longer winter break, the new ENDURO issue is now available – and the wait was worth it! We’ll tell you which is the best trail bike for around € 3,000, how to custom tune your suspension and which trips have to be on our bucket list.


  • € 3,000 group test: 11 Trail bikes go head to head
  • Safety first: 14 helmets tested
  • Duel: YT JEFFSY vs. CAPRA
  • Tune up! A suspension setup guide
  • Travel: Exploring Saalbach Hinterglemm

The new issue is available as of now in our free magazine app. If you haven’t installed our app yet, now’s your chance to grab it for free in the App Store (iPhone / iPad) or in the Play Store (Android smartphones & tablets). The free, digital magazine is the centrepiece of our work and definitely the most fun way to experience our content. It comes with interactive features, great photo- and videography packed into a unique design. We’re pretty sure: If you like our website, you’ll love our magazine app. By the way: With the app, you can access all issues we’ve published so far – hours upon hours of great reading content!

What is there to discover in this issue?

“Big days ahead” is the title of this issue! And to be prepared for the big days you need the right bike. That’s why we compared the 11 most exciting trail bikes for around € 3,000. We put the YT JEFFSY in a duel with his big brother CAPRA and took a closer look at the TREK Full Stache. We also answer the following questions: What is the best trail and enduro helmet? Is the SCOTT Genius Contessa the perfect bike for women? How do you make your bike fit for the new season and how do you master an enduro race?

That’s not all, we’ll show you how to tune your suspension optimally, what makes the Forbidden Druid so special and why you should travel to Saalbach Hinterglemm.

Group test: 11 trail-bikes around € 3,000
How much does a good trail bike cost? This group test proves that € 3,000 is enough! But there are a few things to consider if you want to make sure your savings don’t come at the cost of fun and durability in the long run. We’ve gained many exciting insights from this group test – and found a clear winner in our test!
Safety First: 14 helmets in comparison
An epic morning on the trails, just you, your mates and your mountain bike. You’re riding hard and suddenly the adrenaline rush is replaced by a loud ringing in your head. You’ve overcooked a corner and crashed. As the dust settles, you realise that your helmet prevented the worst from happening, but how do you find your perfect MTB-helmet in the first place?
With category blurring potential, the new 150 mm travel YT Jeffsy CF PRO RACE 29 is ready to battle way beyond its pay grade, but how does it compare against its big brother the YT Capra CF PRO RACE 29? We tested them both against the clock and on the trails to find out
Bike test: Forbidden Druid
High-pivot bikes are a red hot topic on the downhill scene, but do they work on trail bikes too? We check out the Forbidden Druid, a new high-pivot trail rocket, to see if the suspension design really can perform on the trail?
Suspension setup – that’s what really matters
Is your spring rate leaving you deflated? Do you feel like you cannot rebound fast enough? It’s time to take an hour or two to set up your bike’s suspension with our essential suspension setup guide.
The ultimate race guide
Are you taking the leap this year and riding your first Enduro race? Maybe you’re not fit enough to ride like a pro, but you can certainly ride like a Bro. Ladies and Gentleman, this feature will guide you to maximum racing fun!

All Bikes in this issue

Canyon Spectral CF 7.0 | FOCUS JAM 6.8 NINE | Giant Trance 29 2 | MERIDA ONE FORTY 800 | Propain Tyee AM Performance | RADON SLIDE TRAIL 8.0 | ROSE PIKES PEAK AM 1 | SCOTT Genius 950 | Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Alloy 29 | TREK Remedy 8 | YT JEFFSY 27 AL Base | YT JEFFSY CF Pro Race | YT Capra 29 CF PRO Race | Forbidden Druid | SCOTT Genius 710 Contessa | Trek Full Stache 8

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