News / Reviews / Features

Get Casual: new kicks from Teva

We’ve been riding in a pair of Teva Pivot SPD test shoes over the past 6 months, which have impressed us with their fit, lightweight and smooth interface with multiple clipless mountain bike pedals. We previewed the Teva Pivot shoes […]

Posted: 16/09/2013

A Vancouver Island Adventure

Rocky Mountain’s athletes enjoy traveling all over the world to ride their bikes in unique, beautiful locations. Everywhere they go—from the backcountry of Argentina to the Great Wall of China and countless places in between—they hear people share their dreams […]

Posted: 12/09/2013

Australian Gravity Enduro Series announced for 2014 racing season

Experiencing a meteoric rise in popularity over the past 12 months, Gravity Enduro has become the hottest form of mountain bike racing around the globe. With an exciting fusion that sits somewhere between downhill and XC racing, Gravity Enduro provides […]

Posted: 11/09/2013

First endurance win for Troy Herfoss at SHIMANO MTB Grand Prix race at Stromlo

More than 300 riders competed at the fifth and final round of the 2013 SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix at Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra on the weekend. The endurance event crowned series winners with Kyle Ward and Susanna Fasold, […]

Posted: 10/09/2013

Limited Edition – Bike Tool T-shirt

We’ve got a limited edition print run of T-shirts on offer this week. One colour – one design – limited to 50 T-shirts. 100% cotton quality Gildan T-shirts in small through to Extra Large. A Chocolate T – with black […]

Posted: 06/09/2013

The Paul Van Der Ploeg interview by Mikkeli Godfree

What makes XCE World Champion, Paul van der Ploeg, tick? We’ve uploaded the in-depth interview that our editor, Mikkeli Godfree, did with the big man in Issue #24 of Enduro. Enjoy the read, and if you haven’t already, grab a […]

Posted: 06/09/2013

Fresh rubber for review from Rubena Tyres

Reviewing mountain bike tyres can be a very tricky task. And to validate that point, all you need to do is ask the mechanic at your local bike shop what tyres their customers swear by, then be prepared for a […]

Posted: 03/09/2013

Sports Nutrition on test: New flavours from TORQ and Hi-5

With a new season of mountain bike racing quickly descending upon us, it’s time to shed the winter coat and get yourself fighting fit for those upcoming races. Here we take a look at some new products from High Five and TORQ that are designed to help fuel your engine.

Posted: 03/09/2013

Presscamp 2013 – Capo Cycling Apparel

Capo Cycling was one of the exhibiting brands at this years Presscamp event in Deer Valley, Utah, and they brought along some of the key team members behind the company (including head honcho; Gary Vasconi) to show off their new […]

Posted: 03/09/2013

Presscamp 2013 – New Niner Bikes (and some other big news!)

Niner Bikes chose the Presscamp event in Park City to debut two new models: the hardcore hardtail ROS 9, and the re-booted Jet 9 Alloy. We take an up close look at the new bikes with our 1st ride review, and reveal some exciting news about Niner in Australia…

Posted: 02/09/2013

Topeak storage solutions

There are few cycling brands produce the sheer range of bicycle tools, pumps and accessories that Topeak do. Chances are that if you need a storage solution for your mountain, road or commuter bike, Topeak have got a nifty little […]

Posted: 02/09/2013

Issue #25 of Enduro Magazine on sale Monday 2nd September!

With the spring riding season arriving, and the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships held in South Africa over the past weekend, it’s a perfect time to celebrate with the brand new Issue #25 of Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine out on Monday the 2nd of September in Newsagents all around Australia!

Posted: 30/08/2013

Bontrager releases new MTB wheels and launches Aussie website

For the 2014 model year, Bontrager is giving a huge push to their mountain bike and road wheel ranges, with the introduction of several new models as well as a re-branding of the line. Having introduced the ‘Bontrager WheelWorks’ label […]

Posted: 30/08/2013

Rocky Mountain introduces the all-new 120mm Thunderbolt

Whilst Rocky Mountain is still riding the wave of praise and glowing reviews of its 27.5″ Altitude, it seems they’re determined to push on with the mid-sized wheels, introducing a shorter travel version called the Thunderbolt. Essentially replacing the 5″ […]

Posted: 29/08/2013

Orbea release the new Alma

At this years Eurobike show, Orbea chose to release their brand new Alma carbon race hardtail. The Alma has been one of their most long-standing names in the Orbea lineup, having been both their very first carbon mountain bike and […]

Posted: 29/08/2013

Year of the Dragon: Jamis Bicycles 26″ vs 27.5″ vs 29″ shootout!

Issue #25 of Enduro Magazine will be hitting the shelves this coming Monday, the 2nd of September, just in time for the start of spring 2013! It’s a stacked issue – we’ve got a whole lot of fresh interviews, in-depth […]

Posted: 28/08/2013

Bec Henderson & Dan McConnell gear up for Worlds in South Africa!

The World Championships are to be held in Pietermaritzberg, South Africa, this weekend. Our Aussie team arrived in town earlier this week, and current World Cup stars; Bec Henderson & Dan McConnell are looking very sharp in the lead up […]

Posted: 28/08/2013

On Review: The 2014 Marin Nail Trail 27.5″

We might be on the verge of Spring, but the 2014 Marin range has already started rolling through into Australia. Here we take a peek at the latest bike to join the Enduro Magazine Test Fleet, the Nail Trail 27.5″

Posted: 27/08/2013

The 2013 Kowalski Classic – September 22nd

The Kow is back for its sophomore year in 2013, after debuting last year as the latest marathon event on the Canberra MTB calendar. With the promise of freshly built singletrack and a new course design, this September will see the Kowalski Classic go from strength to strength – but you’d better hurry if you haven’t got your entry in, as online entries close soon!

Posted: 27/08/2013

Press Release: Cycling Australia announces the return of the Real Insurance XCM Series

Hot on the heels of their announcement that Australia will play host to a suite of UCI World Cup events and the 2017 World Championship over the next four years, Cycling Australia (CA) today announced the new look Subaru Australian […]

Posted: 27/08/2013

Testing: The compact X1 & X2 LED lights from Gloworm

The bicycle lighting market has never been as diverse or as dynamic as it is today. Progressive designs, the introduction and rise of Chinese mass-produced lights, rapidly accelerating battery technology – they’re all factors that have led to a flood of […]

Posted: 26/08/2013

Enduro Workshop: Servicing pivots on your Santa Cruz VPP Bike

If you’ve been following the last few issues of Enduro Magazine, you will have read our long term review of the Santa Cruz Tallboy that we’ve had on test for the past 12 months. Serving as a loyal companion for […]

Posted: 23/08/2013

Presscamp 2013 – Camelbak Hydration

When it comes to hydration, there really is only one name that every mountain biker knows: Camelbak. The crew were out in force at Presscamp, both to show us through their 2014 line, and to also host an informative seminar […]

Posted: 22/08/2013

Get your subscription in time for Issue #25!

The latest copy of Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine is just around the corner, and now is a very good time to hook yourself, your riding mate or your loved one with a subscription. Starting from just $29.95, we’ve got a whole bunch of subscription packages to get you rolling with some fresh grips, a sweet Lizard Skins chainstay guard or even a stylish Enduro jersey.

Posted: 21/08/2013

Crank Brothers Mallet DH Race Pedals on review @ Enduro Mag

For Crank Brothers, it all started with the humble pedal. Pioneering the incredibly simple ‘Eggbeater’ design back in 2002, Crank Brothers quickly became the brand of choice for weight weenies and XC racers who needed maximum mud clearance and ease […]

Posted: 19/08/2013

First Look: Renthal Kevlar Lock On Grips

Having staked their claim in the motocross scene over the past 35 years, well-known British brand Renthal are beginning to make headway into the mountain bike market with a growing range of cockpit components and driveline products. With a number […]

Posted: 19/08/2013

Fresh Threads: Royal Clothing on review

British company Royal Racing is well known in the mountain biking community for producing good quality riding gear aimed at the more casual rider. You might be familiar with the Royal name due to its support by the infamous Steve […]

Posted: 16/08/2013

Smith Optics releases the ‘Forefront’ MTB helmet

Best known for their high performance range of cycling eyewear and snow goggles is jumping into the world of cycling helmets with an innovative design they call the Forefront. Designed specifically for mountain biking, the Forefront draws on Smith Optics […]

Posted: 16/08/2013

Kowalski Brothers Trail Update: The highest trail in Canberra?

Des Kowalski, one of the head trail designers & builders of the Kowalski Brothers crew, got in touch with Enduro Magazine to fill us in about some of their latest handiwork.

Posted: 15/08/2013

First Look: Winter Jackets, Waterproof Pants & 3/4 Shorts from Endura

When it comes to riding in cold & wet conditions, it’s safe to assume that Scottish brand Endura has got you covered. With a product line developed and tested in the Scottish Highlands, the crew at Endura know a thing […]

Posted: 14/08/2013