News / Reviews / Features

Enduro Workshop: Bicycle cleaning with Weldtite

We take a look at a handy little kit from Weldtite, which includes cleaning, degreasing and lubricating products to help keep your mountain bike in tip-top condition!

Posted: 14/02/2014

Get Peakin! New sports nutrition products from Peak Fuel

Peak Fuel is a sports nutrition company that hails just over the ‘ditch’ in New Zealand. They’re a popular name amongst our Kiwi bro’s, but are still relatively new on our shores. Distributed in Australia by Sheppard Cycles, the Peak […]

Posted: 09/02/2014

FRM introduces the narrow-wide Syncro Chainring

Want to run a 1×10 or 1×11 setup? FRM have just released their narrow-wide Syncro chainring, and we’ve got one on test to see if it really means you can ditch your front derailleur.

Posted: 06/02/2014

Shimano and release ‘Shimano Dynamics Lab’

What was once the exclusive domain of Olympic-level riders and eccentric custom frame builders, professional bike fitting is becoming more and more popular in bike shops all over the globe. Getting riders setup correctly to their new (or old) bicycle […]

Posted: 05/02/2014

Lookout GoPro & Contour; Shimano releases POV action sports camera!

Big news from ‘Big Blue’; Shimano have just announced the first product to come from their new Lifestyle Gear Division, and it’s an Action Sports Camera. Whoa, whoa whoa; what the hell is ‘Lifestyle Gear Division’? Well with Shimano traditionally […]

Posted: 05/02/2014

The 2014 Bicycle Superstore Gravity 12 Hour: February 15th

The Gravity 12 Hour is likely one of the most well known enduro events on the Australian mountain bike calendar. It’s coming up to 10 years old, and it has managed to remain as popular as ever, despite many other […]

Posted: 05/02/2014

Entries open for the 2014 Dirty Gran Fondo!

Good news folks, the Dirty Gran Fondo is back for 2014! Put on by the crew at Big Hill Events, the DGF is an event that has rapidly risen in popularity since its inception back in 2012. Designed to offer […]

Posted: 29/01/2014

The 2014 Yakima Sunshine Series draws near!

After a massive year in 2013, the Sunshine Series is back for 2014 with the support of Yakima Racks Australia and Nomad Mediterranean Bakery. In 2014, the Sunshine Series will consist of 6 X-Country (XCO) events, and 5 Downhill (DH) events, across South East […]

Posted: 28/01/2014

Reviewed: Geigerrig Rig 500 Hydration pack

Taking portable hydration to the next level, Geigerrig have a unique and intriguing pressurised system for their reservoirs that is designed to encourage you to drink more water, more easily. In fact, they boldly claim that their customers drink up […]

Posted: 28/01/2014

New kit from Troy Lee Designs and 5.10 on review

Bringing a dash of colour and style into the office, we’ve just had some fresh kit arrive courtesy of the crew at Lusty Industries. While the trails outside are getting drier and browner as the heat of summer wears on, […]

Posted: 28/01/2014

The 2014 Wombat 100 – April 13th

The Wombat is back!! Known as one of the premier XC marathon events in Australia, the Wombat 100 is back on for 2014. Maximum Adventure put on a superb event last year, with the pristine lakeside location of Cammeray Waters […]

Posted: 23/01/2014

Reviewed: Light & Motion Urban 550, Vis 180 bike lights

Although Light & Motion have been around in the bicycle lighting game for well over a decade, they’ve been making bigger waves over recent years, mainly because they have put together a solid range of no-nonsense light products at competitive price […]

Posted: 22/01/2014

Reviewed: Giro Code Shoes

Finding mountain bike shoes that fit your feet can be a relatively straight forward process. Finding a pair of SPD shoes that fit your feet properly however, is a whole other kettle of fish. As soon as the shape of your feet […]

Posted: 22/01/2014

Reviewed: Dual Eyewear bifocal cycling glasses

Riding glasses. These days, they’re an essential piece of kit for us, whether we’re riding on the road, through singletrack or along the bike path on the way into the office. Aside from the obvious sun protection, riding glasses are […]

Posted: 21/01/2014

Enduro Magazine USA Bound – Pivot Cycles Part 3

If you’ve been following our recent online coverage, you’ll have likely already read Part 1 and Part 2 of our recent tour with Pivot Cycles over in Arizona in the States. After having the opportunity to witness some of the R&D […]

Posted: 20/01/2014

Kingdom Bikes introduces the 140mm travel Ti ‘Hex’

Just before Christmas, we received an intriguing bit of information from a European company that specialises in Titanium mountain bike frames. The Kingdom Hex AM275 is the Denmark based companies first foray into the world of full suspension mountain bikes, and is […]

Posted: 16/01/2014

Enduro Magazine USA Bound – Pivot Cycles Part 2

During our 3 week tour of the US last summer, EnduroMag flew over to Utah to cover the GT Launch and the PressCamp event. Following our time in Park City, I cruised over to Phoenix in Arizona to catch up with […]

Posted: 16/01/2014

EnduroMag Video: Baum Cycles Factory Tour

Have you ever thought what goes into creating a fully custom, handmade bicycle? Baum Cycles is an Australian company specialising in exactly that, and here we take a look to see why they’re regarded as one of the industry leaders in handbuilt frames.

Posted: 15/01/2014

The Pump track comes to Mt Buller!

Australia’s first modular pump track ready to ride at Mt Buller Mt Buller Mt Stirling Resort Management is thrilled to announce the arrival of Australia’s first modular bike pump track, which is now ready to ride. Designed and constructed by […]

Posted: 14/01/2014

POC announces partnership with Volvo & Garmin

(Stockholm, Sweden – January 8, 2014) POC and Volvo Car Group have established an exclusive partnership. The two Swedish companies will exchange knowledge and experience in order to explore new ideas within safety and design. “With POC’s mission of doing the […]

Posted: 14/01/2014

Swedish Mountain Biking in December

Ever wondered what it’s like riding on the other side of the world when Summer is kicking in back home? Check out this fantastic edit from a crew of Swedish riders who managed to squeeze in some quality XC riding […]

Posted: 11/01/2014

Enduro Magazine USA Bound – Pivot Cycles Part 1

The next stop on our US tour after the GT launch and PressCamp, was in Arizona to meet the crew behind Pivot Cycles. I flew into Phoenix on a typically boiling hot summers day, where I was picked up from […]

Posted: 09/01/2014

First Look: The 2014 Merida Big Seven and Big Ninety Nine

Late last year, Enduro Magazine was invited out to the Victorian country town of Woodend for the Advance Traders dealer show to check out the 2014 range of Norco, Lapierre and Merida mountain bikes. Located about an hour north of […]

Posted: 08/01/2014

Video: TORQ riders shredding in Bendigo

Sports nutrition brand, TORQ, is well known over in the UK and locally for its sponsorship and support of the future of our racing community. In Australia, the TORQ team is a powerful force to be reckoned with, both on […]

Posted: 07/01/2014

Enduro Magazine USA Bound – PressCamp Part 2

Following our Part 1 wrap-up of PressCamp, here’s our remaining overview of the week-long event that went down in Deer Valley, just outside of Salt Lake City in Utah. This isn’t meant to be a hard look into each bike […]

Posted: 07/01/2014

Enduro Magazine USA Bound – PressCamp Part 1

During the Northern Hemisphere Summer, EnduroMag made our way over to Utah in America for the GT product launch just outside Salt Lake City. You can read our coverage of the launch in Issue #26 of Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine, […]

Posted: 07/01/2014

Enduro Magazine USA Bound – GT Launch Part 2

You may recall that some months ago, Enduro Magazine travelled over to the good ol’ USA to cover the launch of the brand new GT Sensor, Force and Fury models. With the brand new AOS rear suspension design, the move […]

Posted: 07/01/2014

If Santa rode a Rocky…

I’ve always wondered whether Santa tests out the cool presents and now we have proof. Rad Santa from Rocky Mountain Bicycles on Vimeo.

Posted: 19/12/2013

Jared Graves on the cover of Issue #26

Just in time for the Christmas break, Enduromag # 26 is set to hit subscribers’ letter boxes and newsagents’ shelves! Yes, it’s our own Christmas miracle, 128 pages of features, reports, interviews, musings and gear reviews. In this issue of […]

Posted: 18/12/2013

All praise Jeebus… Brett Bellchambers is the new JetBlack 24 Hour Solo Champion

The JetBlack 24 Hour mountain bike endurance race was held at the iconic Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan last weekend. More than 500 racers were at the start of the 100th race hosted by organisers Rocky Trail Entertainment. Brett Bellchambers […]

Posted: 04/12/2013