News / Reviews / Features

New Mountain Bike Wheels from SRAM: Introducing the Roam & Rail

Having firmly dipped their toes into the water last year with the release of the Rise mountain bike wheels, SRAM is looking to further expand their lineup with the release of some burlier options designed for Trail and All Mountain […]

Posted: 12/04/2013

You Beauty! Round #2 of the VES goes to the High Country

Pack your bags, the Victorian Enduro Series is going to Mount Beauty! With Round 1 having been run & won at the You Yangs Crazy 6 event back in March, the second round of the VES will take riders and […]

Posted: 11/04/2013

Wombat 100 on THIS Sunday (14th) in Woodend, VIC

With only 5 days to go to the 2013 ‘Wombat 100’ event in Woodend, race organisers Maximum Adventure got in touch with Enduro to fill us in on some details on the highly anticipated race. Entries are on their way […]

Posted: 09/04/2013

The Desk Files: Chromag cockpit on review

With our Santa Cruz Tallboy long-termer test bike in desperate need of a badass makeover, we made the call to the folks at Meeco Sales up in sunny Queensland to see what they had up their sleeves. A couple of […]

Posted: 08/04/2013

Rocky Trail turn on the Easter treats

More than 250 mountain bikers kicked off the Shimano Mountain Bike Grand Prix racing series at Awaba MTB Park near Newcastle on Easter Monday. Michal Kafka from Croydon Park was the fastest athlete in the 7-hour elite category, claiming his […]

Posted: 05/04/2013

RockShox – the rebirth of the Pike

The Pike name has had a lengthy siesta at RockShox and it’s latest incarnation is a very different kinda’ fish. The new Pike is available in all 3 flavours;  26″ / 27.5″ / 29″. With 150/160 mm travel for the […]

Posted: 05/04/2013

Tassie Trails & Tribulations: The Kellevie 6 Hour

If you were entered into the Hellfire Cup that was due to run over Aussie Day weekend in January, then you’d be well aware that the devastating Tasmanian bushfires put a stop to the event due to the massive toll […]

Posted: 05/04/2013

Rd #1 of the Victorian Enduro Series: You Yangs Crazy 6 Results are in!

Thanks to its close proximity to Melbourne city, the first round of the Victorian Enduro Series experienced a great turn out of riders and support at You Yangs Mountain Bike Park over the weekend for the ‘Crazy 6’ event. The […]

Posted: 26/03/2013

You want Goldilocks rubber? Schwalbe 650B models in stock @ BikeBox

Love it or loathe it, the 650B explosion is showing absolutely no sign of slowing down as more brands jump onto the mid-sized wheel bandwagon. With names such as Scott, Intense, Rocky Mountain and Norco having established new All Mountain […]

Posted: 21/03/2013

Round #1 of the Vic Enduro Series THIS Weekend!

Yup, you read correctly: Round #1 of the Victorian Enduro Series is on this Saturday the 23rd of March, kicking off the first of 7 rounds that will take riders across the State on some of the best singletrack Victoria […]

Posted: 18/03/2013

Enduro Magazine Review: The EVOC Bike Bag

If you’re going to pack your pride and joy for an interstate or overseas adventure, chances are you’ve had a good hard look at one of these. The EVOC Bike Bag is one of the most popular bike packing solutions […]

Posted: 18/03/2013

The Ultimate Portable Toolkit – Topeak Prepstation

The ultimate package for home and professional bicycle mechanics has arrived! Having been announced late last year, the Topeak PrepStation has now become available in Australia through local distributor Cassons. Expect to start seeing the portable workstation in many bike […]

Posted: 18/03/2013

The 140mm Carbon Wunderbike – Ibis Mojo SLR on review

If you’ve been in the market for a 5-6″ dual suspension bike in any of the past few seasons, chances are you’ll have had a look at the Ibis Mojo. Debuting back in 2005 at Interbike, the carbon fiber duallie […]

Posted: 16/03/2013

The Wombat 100 in Woodend – 14th April

Located about 45 minutes drive North from Melbourne, Woodend is one of the many weekender country towns along the V-Line train route that is home to an excellent range of mountain biking. Along with places like Castlemaine, Macedon and Bendigo, […]

Posted: 13/03/2013

2013 Bike Buller Results are in!

The Labour Day long weekend in Victoria is a busy time across the state with various music and food & wine festivals going on as well as the traditional Moomba party in Melbourne city. However, in the last few years […]

Posted: 12/03/2013

Paul Van Der Ploeg and Jenni King dominate at Mt. Buller Festival, stage one

Paul Van der Ploeg proves he’s not just a short track rider by taking the 50km XC Stage One at Bike Buller MTB Festival, presented by Giant, on Saturday 9th March. Van der Ploeg led close to 700 multi-disciplined mountain […]

Posted: 09/03/2013

James Williamson Enduro Challenge – on this Sunday

With the running of the 2013 James Williamson Enduro Challenge this weekend if you haven’t already seen a copy of the book that we produced as a tribute to James here’s the link to the book on ISSUU. The book […]

Posted: 08/03/2013

The launch of our new Travel Annual

We are pleased to announce the launch issue of the Enduro Magazine Travel Annual! Monday 11th of March sees the launch of a fantastic new publication from the Enduro stable – the Enduro Magazine Travel Annual. The Travel Annual is […]

Posted: 08/03/2013

Enduro Magazine Review: The Cotic Soul

Although Issue #23 of Enduro has been on the shelves for about a month now, we were only flicking through one of the original copies this morning when we realised how packed full of bike and product reviews that magazine […]

Posted: 06/03/2013

New Sports Nutrition Products from High 5

High5 is a well known brand of Sports Nutrition to mountain bikers, having established themselves in the running & cycling scenes over the past 2 decades. Their range is comprehensive, with Energy Bars, Gels, Sports Drinks and all sorts of […]

Posted: 06/03/2013

Round #5 of the Alpine Gravity Yeti Elevation All Mountain Series has been run & won!

In the charming regional Victorian town of Beechworth over this past weekend, a horde of mountain bikers descended on the MTB park for the 5th and final round of the 2012/2013 Alpine Gravity Yeti Elevation All Mountain Series. We’ve been […]

Posted: 04/03/2013

Enduro Magazine Review: Formula R1 Disc Brakes

In the latest issue of Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine, we put to the test the latest lightweight stoppers from Italian brake connoisseurs; Formula. The R1 hydraulic disc brakes are a popular option amongst the XC race crowd due to their low […]

Posted: 04/03/2013

Real Insurance XCM Series Rebooted

Reflecting the unifying forces afoot in the administration of cycling in Australia, CycleNation and Cycling Australia are pleased to announce a partnership that will bring the sport of mountain biking into a new era. The Real Insurance XCM Series will […]

Posted: 04/03/2013

2013 Bike Buller MTB Festival – Online Entries Closing THIS Wednesday!

There’s a lot going on for the long weekend in March, least of all is the excellent Bike Buller Mountain Bike Festival that will be running it’s successful recipe for another year to help showcase the amazing trails around the […]

Posted: 01/03/2013

The Avoca 4.5ish Enduro & the 2013 Marathon Challenge – March 17th

Mutter the words ‘Avoca Marathon Challenge’ to any endurance mountain biker in Australia and you’ll likely witness the tensing of calf muscles and a slight twitch of the eyelids. Known as one of the most testing endurance events on the […]

Posted: 28/02/2013

The Desk Files: New baggies & gloves from Nema Clothing

With my current tub of mountain bike shorts starting to look a little tatty after a few too many years of service, these understated black baggy shorts from Nema Clothing could not have turned up at a better time! Called […]

Posted: 28/02/2013

The James Williamson Enduro Challenge – March 10th

Back on for the 3rd iteration since its debut in 2011, the James Williamson Enduro Challenge is due for kickoff in 2 weeks time! Online entries are still available but you’ll need to get them in ASAP as they close […]

Posted: 28/02/2013

The 6″ Travel Enduro 29er from Specialized gets real!

After months of speculation across online forums, leaked photos on the internet and a viral campaign from Specialized about a new ‘prototype’ bike that was mysteriously stolen, the truth has finally been revealed and the cat is well and truly […]

Posted: 28/02/2013

The 2013 Victorian Enduro Series Calendar

It may come as a surprise to you (and us!), but we’re only a month out from the first round of the Victorian Enduro Series. Taking place on the 23rd of March, You Yangs will play host to the “Crazy […]

Posted: 25/02/2013

Ready to do hard time? Capital Punishment MTB Enduro in Canberra

Well it only seems like last week that we were unwrapping tube-related Xmas gifts and celebrating the New Year, and yet here we are almost into the 3rd month of 2013! As such, it turns out that there’s only 3 weeks […]

Posted: 21/02/2013