News / Reviews / Features

It lives!! The Pivot Mach 429 Carbon Now Arriving on Aussie Shores

As is typical of these cruel bike industry folk, many of us were teased with the Pivot Cycles media release on their all-new Carbon Fiber 29er dual suspension bike some 6 months ago. However, the production models were not due […]

Posted: 19/02/2013

2013 Otway Odyssey Results Are In!

JONGEWAARD AND BUCHER PINCH 100KM KONA ODYSSEY MOUNTAIN BIKE CROWNS (Forrest, Victoria, Australia – 16 February, 2013): Chris Jongewaard pinched his fourth win at the renowned 100km Kona Odyssey mountain bike marathon in Forrest Victoria today, with Swiss Xterra off-road […]

Posted: 18/02/2013


Get out your Video Camera and Win a $10 000 holiday package and a new Rocky Mountain Element 970 RSL BC Edition Bike North Vancouver…,BC Bike Race is stoked to announce a video contest with a prize purse totaling over […]

Posted: 18/02/2013

Show your Yeti Colours! New Freeland baggie shorts now available

Short of getting a tattoo, this is probably the easiest way to show your (Turquoise) colours and rep everyones favourite Sasquatch. And before you assume these are just a pair of no-name riding shorts with Yeti’s logo slapped onto them, think […]

Posted: 15/02/2013

Happy Valentines Day – who gets more love today – the bike or the partner?

It’s one of those ‘eternal questions’. Who gets more love today – your soul mate (trusted steed/riding companion) – or your partner. Is it a beautiful candle lit dinner, fine wine and conversation –  finishing with a big dint in […]

Posted: 14/02/2013

The Desk Files: Roval Control Carbon 29er Wheelset on Review

“Hand Crafted Wheels” At least, that’s the tagline on the unassuming cardboard box that was delivered to the Enduro Magazine HQ this afternoon. The big lettering on the side that spells out ‘Roval’ leaves a few more clues however, and […]

Posted: 13/02/2013

The 2013 Otway Odyssey goes Back to the Future with Live Tracking!

Seemingly straight out of a scene from Blade Runner or The Matrix, this years Kona Otway Odyssey has got a great new feature for spectators, family members and friends to stay in touch with riders out on the course during […]

Posted: 13/02/2013

Four Wind Vineyard Bicycle Short Film Night

The Canberra District’s Four Winds Vineyard will host their third annual bicycle short film night on Saturday 2 March as part of Donate Life week. Four Winds Vineyard’s business manager Sarah Collingwood said that the film night will include six […]

Posted: 12/02/2013

New X-Fusion HiLo SL Dropper Post arrives in Oz!

The new iteration of X-Fusion’s dependable HiLo dropper seatpost has just flown onto Australian shores in limited numbers, and this option looks to be an absolute ripper. We’ve not yet had a chance to put a HiLo through the test […]

Posted: 12/02/2013

Ed McDonald defends Rocky Trail 100 Miler win against record field

It was a clear advantage on his home track and a great deal of sheer determination that had Ed McDonald win the Rocky Trail 100 Miler elite race for the second year in a row at Stromlo Forest Park. On […]

Posted: 11/02/2013

Round #4 of the Yeti Elevation Series on THIS Weekend!

Self described as “one of the coolest racing formats on the planet!”, the 2013 Yeti Elevation Series has without doubt been one of the highlights of the racing calendar in Victoria for this season. The 4th Round of the All […]

Posted: 11/02/2013

Friday Free Stuff!!!

In an effort to see who is actually still left in front of their computer on a hot Friday afternoon, we’ve got a whole scwhag of goodies to giveaway. Entry is really simple :: 1/ Like us on facebook 2/ […]

Posted: 08/02/2013

Mt Buller Mt Stirling Resort Management announces ‘Epic’ Mountain Bike Trail project

Mt Buller Mt Stirling Resort Management has announced an exciting new project for the region, with the construction of a mountain bike trail that is set to become Australia’s first International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) EPIC mountain bike trail. The […]

Posted: 08/02/2013

4 Shaw Socks For Your Hands; New Mountain Bike Gloves

If you haven’t seen a colourful pair of 4Shaw socks before, you’re either living under a rock or are some kind of spam-robot that stumbled onto this website looking for my bank details. With riders such as Jenni King, Andy Blair […]

Posted: 07/02/2013

On Review: Enduro tests the Shimano Unzen Hydration Pack

Back in October last year whilst stumbling through the many ailes at the AusBike Expo in Melbourne, we came across the brand new range of hydration bags on offer from Japanese brand Shimano. While normally known for their range of […]

Posted: 06/02/2013

Formula Brake Lineup for 2013

Back in September, we previewed a whole bunch of schwag from Italian brand Formula, which you may have read about on our website here. For the past 6 months, we’ve been testing in particular a set of R1 hydraulic disc […]

Posted: 05/02/2013

Jason English back from injury and ready to race the Rocky Trail 100

Australia’s double 24H Solo World Champion Jason English has confirmed that he will race at the Rocky Trail 100 endurance mountain biking event at Stromlo Forest Park this Sunday, 10 February. It will be the first appearance back on the […]

Posted: 05/02/2013

2013 Gravity 12 Hour has been Run & Won!

For those lucky enough to make the pilgrimage over to Bright on the weekend, the weather and trail Gods smiled upon riders with great conditions for race day, despite tumultuous weather and bushfires lashing other parts of the State. With […]

Posted: 05/02/2013

Troy Lee Designs (finally!) Releases the A1 ‘All Terrain’ Helmet

It’s what the market has been calling for for a long time now; a lightweight trail-oreinted option from the style kings at Troy Lee Designs. Renowned for making some of the nicest DH & Trail gear on the planet, TLD […]

Posted: 04/02/2013

James Williamson Enduro Challenge is on – Sunday 10th of March – Jimi’s Tribute Book – now online.

  With the running of the 2013 James Williamson Enduro Challenge we felt it was a good time to release a digital copy of the book that we produced as a tribute to James in memory of his time with […]

Posted: 04/02/2013

Enduro Issue 23 hits the streets!

Enduro Magazine is proud to announce the arrival of our latest issue to hit the newstands! Lookout for the stylish matte black cover of Issue #23 that features an exclusive photo shoot (by Adam McGrath of HCreations) with the new […]

Posted: 03/02/2013

Enduro Mag Visit: Larry’s Custom Cycles

On a recent dig for information on some Steel & Titanium frames, I managed to stumble across a local distributor called “Larry’s Custom Cycles”. Based in the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne, Larry’s is a tiny outfit that imports niche cycling […]

Posted: 30/01/2013

The Spanish Rocket: MSC Blasts in @ Enduro HQ

MSC. No, not a food additive. And no, definitely not the Mediterranean Shipping Company. Well, not that we’re interested in anyway. We’re talking about MSC Bikes; a Spanish company based in Gava on the outskirts of Barelona, a brand that’s […]

Posted: 24/01/2013

A new player on the block: Sukkie Sports Nutrition

Just in time for the hot Summer weather, a neat cardboard package turned up at Enduro HQ courtesy of the folks at Sukkie Nutrition to keep us hydrated while we’ve been furiously working away at getting Issue #23 out the […]

Posted: 24/01/2013

The Whyte 29-C Joins the Enduro Test Fleet!

New to the Enduro offices, is this brand spanker all the way from the wee island of England. Whyte Bikes may not be a familiar name to most Aussie riders, but it makes up one of the top 5 brands […]

Posted: 19/01/2013

Introducing the Target Trek Mountain Bike Team for 2013

Trek Australia is proud to announce the Target Trek Mountain Bike Team. Following a successful season in 2012 as the Anytime Fitness-Trek team, picking up multiple National Champion titles and supporting Dan McConnell and Bec Henderson as they sought Olympic […]

Posted: 17/01/2013

Facebook Give-Away Is On Right Now!

It’s that time again folks, and we’ve decided to extend the Xmas spirit into the New Year with a wee give-away competition to spread the love! We’ve been testing the excellent Slickoleum grease for the past few months now and […]

Posted: 16/01/2013

2013 Kona Otway Odyssey just around the corner!

It’s that time of year again; time to do battle with the trails of Forrest for one of Australia’s most well-known 100km mountain bike enduro events. The Kona Otway Odyssey will be taking place on the 18th of February, with […]

Posted: 16/01/2013

Entries for the 2013 MONT 24 Hour almost Sold Out!

That’s right folks, if you want to be a part of one of Australia’s favourite 24 hour races, you better get your entry in quick smart! Based in East Kowen Forest just outside of Canberra, the Mont 24 will take […]

Posted: 09/01/2013

AusBike Random Photos

 Back in October, Enduro Magazine was invited along to the annual AusBike Expo held in Melbourne to check out all of the newest gear arriving on our shores. We had the chance to meet the people behind the brands and […]

Posted: 09/01/2013