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BC Bike Race Day 1 video – The North Shore

      BC Bike Race has returned to the fabled North Shore of Vancouver for stage one presented by BC Ferries with the most attended edition of the ultimate singletrack experience. Without the North Shore the BCBR was missing […]

Posted: 01/07/2014

Lakes Entrance 100K Epic

  Alpine Gravity is stoked to announce that after many months of planning and discussion with the East Gippsland Shire, East Gippsland Cycle Tourism Commitee, and Gary from Riviera Cycles, the inaugural Lakes Entrance 100k Epic will not just be […]

Posted: 01/07/2014

Brad Davies – BC Bike Race: Day One – North Shore (35kms)

Despite the BC Bike Race’s North Vancouver roots, the North Shore trails have rarely been used in the race. And for good reason. For those that don’t know the North Shore it’s famed for steep, rooty trails and `trail furniture’. […]

Posted: 01/07/2014

BC Bike Race 2014 Ready to Roll: with a big contingent of Australians

North Vancouver, BC – BC Bike Race is about to embark on year eight, with 600 hundred participant from 28 countries, including Enduro’s correspondent, Brad Davies.  June 29th– July 5th BC Bike Race the “Ultimate Singletrack Experience” has captured the […]

Posted: 29/06/2014

PressCamp 2014: ENVE Composites goes hookless with the M-Series carbon wheels

Back in April 2014, ENVE debuted it’s new line of carbon mountain bike wheels dubbed the ‘M-Series’. With 4 rim models aimed at different riding styles and applications, we had a chance to check out the new wheels at this years Summer PressCamp event in Deer Valley.

Posted: 28/06/2014

Schwalbe introduces the Procore dual-valve mountain bike tyre system!

Schwalbe have been teasing information over the past few months on a new tyre and tube system they’ve had in development for some time, but they’ve finally revealed what’s inside that dual-valve rim. In a joint venture with German manufacturer […]

Posted: 28/06/2014

Ready for the S.H.I.T.S? Then get to Beechworth (VIC) on August 30th!

The SIX HOURS IN THE SADDLE – Winter’s Best MTB XC Enduro Event! It’s approaching that time of year again! Time for the SIX HOURS IN THE SADDLE – the iconic grass-roots MTB event we all know and love. The #6HITS! […]

Posted: 28/06/2014

PressCamp 2014: Smith Optics introduces the new Overtake Road/XC helmet

Words: Wil Barrett About this time last year, Smith Optics released their very first cycling helmet called the Forefront. Better known for their involvement in snowsports and for producing slick performance and casual oriented eyewear, Smith Optics decided to bring […]

Posted: 25/06/2014

Trek Factory Racing on the big wheels: Remedy 29 Carbon

A little over a week ago, Enduro Magazine was invited over to North Carolina for the launch of the brand new Trek Fuel EX 27.5 and the new Remedy 29 Carbon. Following on from the same platform as the alloy […]

Posted: 25/06/2014

The 2014 Trans-Savoie; wanna race big-mountain Enduro?

If you’ve picked up the latest copy of Enduro Magazine, you would have checked out our huge spread on last years epic Trans-Savoie event in France. Local Gravity Enduro shredder; Dan MacMunn, took his Yeti SB-66 over to Europe last […]

Posted: 25/06/2014

SHIMANO MTB Grand Prix Round 3, Ourimbah

Merriman and English win race elite titles, Richardson takes over series lead at Ourimbah Four-time World Enduro Motor Cross Champion Stefan Merriman took out the four-hour Elite Men’s race at the SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix (MTB GP) near Wyong […]

Posted: 24/06/2014

Entries now open for the THULE B24 – 25/26 October

Welcome to the BRIGHT 24HR mountain bike race. The 25th / 26th of October will be a great weekend for riders, support crew and their families. Bright is a popular tourist town and is fast becoming known as cycling heaven for all […]

Posted: 24/06/2014

The Highland Fling marathon race’s tenth anniversary

Over the past nine-years we’ve been having an annual Fling with thousands of mountain bike riders – creating one of Australia’s largest and most-loved mountain bike events – the CamelBak Highland Fling. Huw Kingston says: “In 2005 there weren’t too […]

Posted: 23/06/2014

PressCamp 2014: Stans No Tubes goes Carbon with the Valor

Words: Wil Barrett Ever since they first entered the wheel market, Stans No Tubes have garnered a reputation for being the go-to option for light weights and easy tubeless setup. Although Mavic and Hutchinson were the first to the table […]

Posted: 23/06/2014

Into singlespeed cyclocross? The Giant TCX has got you covered!

“For those who find multiple gears to be a unnecessary luzury in the lung-searing, leg-numbing world of cclocross racing, this is the single speed vesion of Giant’s TCX SLR cyclocross bike. A prototype was ridden by Giant Factory Off-Road Team […]

Posted: 22/06/2014

Bikes, Flip Cup, and Snow: The 2014 Summer PressCamp in Deer Valley

Words: Wil Barrett, Photos: Billy Michels Photography & Wil Barrett Held over a week during the middle of June, the Summer edition of Bike PressCamp plays host to around 30 exhibiting companies and a whole bunch of journalists from all around the […]

Posted: 22/06/2014

Orbea Factory Visit

With the exciting news recently announced that BikeBox were taking over the distribution of Orbea Bikes in Australia from July 1, we thought it was a good time to post the Orbea factory  visit by Mikkeli Godfree, which featured in Issue […]

Posted: 20/06/2014

UCI status and new finish for Crocodile Trophy in 2014:

UCI status and new finish for Crocodile Trophy in 2014: Cairns – Port Douglas The Crocodile Trophy is the oldest mountain bike stage race in the world and in 2014 will celebrate its 20th anniversary with start in Cairns. In […]

Posted: 16/06/2014

GT releases the 2015 Helion: 110mm of XC goodness

Hot off the press is the release of the brand new 110mm travel Helion bike from GT Bicycles. Designed as an XC/trail bike with attitude, the Helion uses 27.5″ wheels and the brands single pivot AOS suspension design to provide […]

Posted: 16/06/2014

Girls wanna have fun too; the new Lush 27.5 range from Trek Bikes

Off the back of the release of the brand new Fuel EX 27.5, Trek have also just unveiled a redesigned Lush model. Built as part of Trek’s Women’s Specific Design (WSD) program, the new Lush 27.5 harnesses many of the new […]

Posted: 14/06/2014

BikeBox announce new Australian distribution of Orbea Bicycles

– Press Release – ORBEA is proud to announce the appointment of BIKEBOX as the exclusive distributor for ORBEA products in the Australian market. Commencing formally on the 1st July 2014, BikeBox will take exclusive responsibility for the sale and […]

Posted: 14/06/2014

Finish Line release E-Shift; a degreaser for electronic drivetrains

E-Shift Groupset Cleaner is a degreaser designed specifically for use with electronic groupsets. Electronic shifting is the next evolution in bicycle drivetrains and presents unique challenges with regard to maintenance. Due to sensitive components, electronics, and wires…

Posted: 14/06/2014

The new Remedy 29 Carbon gets a boost

As you have likely already seen on social media in recent weeks courtesy of Trek’s gravity rider, Justin Leov, Trek have just revealed a carbon fiber version of the Remedy 29. Rather than just being “lighter, stiffer, and 150% better”, there are […]

Posted: 12/06/2014

Trek release the all-new Fuel EX 27.5

It may very well have been the bike that everyone saw coming, but it hasn’t made things any less exciting as Trek unveil the wraps off their latest 650B model in North Carolina this week. Employing 27.5” diameter wheels, the […]

Posted: 11/06/2014

1st Look: Renthal Fatbar Lite & Duo Stem

When there is no real shortage for high quality stems and handlebars out there, why do so many riders and racers turn to Renthal for their cockpit of choice? We take a look at the Fatbar Lite and the Duo stem to find out.

Posted: 08/06/2014

1st Look: American Classic Wide Lightning 29 Wheels

Bigger is always better right? American Classic seem to think so, with the release of their brand new Wide Lightning wheelset. Available in 29″ and 27.5″ diameters, the Wide Lightning draws heavily from their existing mountain bike wheels with adjustable […]

Posted: 05/06/2014

On Review: The Niner JET 9 Alloy

As if you didn’t know already, the 100mm travel 29er market is the hottest segment for mountain bikes in Australia right about now. If you’re looking for any evidence of the genre’s popularity, just head to any 6/12/24 hour enduro […]

Posted: 05/06/2014

Reviewed: Giro Republic Shoes

Words & Photos: Wil Barrett Having been at the helm of Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine for 10 years now, we’ve been noticing some specific trends in cycling lately. As the sport continues to evolve and progress in Australia, the expansion of […]

Posted: 05/06/2014

Video: The development of Shimano XTR Di2 Electronic

It’s fair to say that the recent announcement of Shimano’s adoption of electronic shifting for its new flagship XTR groupset has pretty much made the internet implode. There’s certainly a lot to love about the new Di2 shifting technology, but […]

Posted: 01/06/2014