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New Garmin Edge 510 & 810 Cycling Computers released

That’s right; the giants of the GPS cycling computer world have redesigned their most popular units to bring forth a whole host of upgrades over the previous Edge models. The new Edge 810 and 510 now feature a touch screen […]

Posted: 09/01/2013

Race News: Hellfire Cup in Tasmania Postponed ’till November 2013

As you may or may not know, the South East Coast of Tasmania has recently been ravaged by ongoing bushfires that have decimated the local environment causing large scale damage to homes, businesses, agriculture and the wider environment. Just this […]

Posted: 09/01/2013

The Desk Files: Light & Motion TAZ 1200 Light

We’ve had a plethora of night lights turn up at the offices in recent weeks, and as such we’re ready to take on The Little Monsters under the bed. Ready to do some serious damage is this neat all-in-one offering […]

Posted: 08/01/2013

The Desk Files: Project 321 Hubset ready to roll!

Ok, so that’s a terrible pun. But terrible hubs, the Project 321’s are not. Arriving just in time for Christmas, a pair of understated white boxes arrive on the office doorstep that we were expecting to hold printer ink cartridges […]

Posted: 07/01/2013

1 Metre of Singletrack for $10!

That’s right, the prolific folks at WAMBA (West Australian Mountain Bike Association) are offering up an innovative fundraiser to help gather funds to build new trail in the Farrell Grove area just outside of Perth in WA. For every $10 […]

Posted: 14/12/2012

Enduro Workshop: Crank Brothers Pedal Rebuild & Tread Contact Sleeve Installation

After bolting and un-bolting our trusty set of Crank Brothers Eggbeater 3 pedals to multiple test bikes over the past 2 years, it became apparent recently that like my favorite Merino underpants, they weren’t quite feeling as fresh as they […]

Posted: 14/12/2012

The Desk Files: Reynolds Carbon 29er Mountain Bike Wheels

If you’ve picked up a copy of the latest issue of Enduro Magazine, you’ll see that we loved testing the latest carbon mountain bike wheels from ENVE in both 26″ and 29″ formats. While they are stupidly expensive, they are […]

Posted: 12/12/2012

The Amazing Zefal Dry Hand Cleaner *Bike Nerd Alert!*

Yeah so we don’t blame you for not getting excited about this one, but often it’s the boring little products that are the most useful. That is entirely the case with the Zefal Dry Hand Cleaner that BiCorp sent out […]

Posted: 12/12/2012

THE LOWDOWN MTB GUIDE TO EUROPE – with renowned MTB photographer, Victor Lucas

The essential iPad app for mountain bikers, now available on iTunes For anyone planning a mountain bike trip in Europe, exploring new destinations, or just looking for a taste of the best riding spots – the Lowdown MTB Guide to […]

Posted: 06/12/2012

The Big Man – PVDP signs with Giant

Giant Signs Mountain Bike Athlete Paul van der Ploeg Giant Bicycles Australia this week is excited to announce the signing of renowned Australian mountain biker Paul van der Ploeg who will represent the brand both on the road under the […]

Posted: 29/11/2012

Exotic 650B test bike for next issue – the Momsen SL650

During the Ausbike show in Melbourne we were fortunate to run into South Africa’s leading bike manufacturer, Victor Momsen, Victor was in Australia to assess the local market with the view to finding an Australian distributor for his Momsen range […]

Posted: 28/11/2012

Riders swelter as Awaba puts on a sizzling finale to the SRAM Singletrack Mind Series

After five exciting rounds, the SRAM Singletrack Mind Series was set for an action packed finale at the Awaba Mountain Bike park near Newcastle. As the largest round in the Series with over 360 entrants, it’s pretty clear that the […]

Posted: 27/11/2012

Entries open for a fifth huge Bike Buller MTB Festival

Entries have opened for the 2013 Bike Buller MTB Festival, with a huge weekend of mountain bike action set to hit Mt Buller on the Labour Day long weekend, March 9-11. Now in its fifth year, the Bike Buller MTB […]

Posted: 27/11/2012

Enduro Magazine Giveaways on Facebook

With the new issue of Enduro on the newstands Australia wide, we felt it was time to start cranking up our facebook page. We’re offering randomly drawn prizes every day from now until the 10th of December, 2012. Entry is […]

Posted: 26/11/2012

Buxton Boot Camp Event & Results

That’s right folks; the very first Buxton Boot Camp has been run & won for 2012! Combining the final round of the Victorian Enduro Series and the first big mountain bike race out at the newly finished trail network in […]

Posted: 11/11/2012

The Desk Files – 2013 RockShox Revelation 650B / 27.5″

The invasion is here! With 2013 products starting to filter through the offices, one white fork in question caught our eyes in particular due to its slightly unusual casting. The Revelation has been in RockShox’ lineup for quite a few […]

Posted: 08/11/2012

Yarra Ranges Mountain Bikers

We all want more trails and legitimate places to ride. Riders in the Yarra Valley are no different. After developing a small riding community over a few years, we had the good fortune of being approached by Parks Victoria who […]

Posted: 07/11/2012

Andy Blair’s 2012 Highland Fling Prequel – Place your bets now!

It is that time of year again; the weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and the race that traditionally marks the start of the summer racing season is this weekend…..the Briars Highland Fling. By attracting 2000 competitors […]

Posted: 07/11/2012

22 Hours of Driving, for 18 Hours of Riding – This Is Melrose

Arriving back in Australia at the end of May this year, I was met with a very last minute offer to go to the Melrose Fat Tyre Festival to cover the event for Enduro Magazine. While the timing was horrific for […]

Posted: 06/11/2012

SingleSpeed Nationals – Beechworth 2012

On the last weekend of October, over 150 lairy singlespeeders descended upon the small country town of Beechworth for the annual running of the Aussie Singlespeed National Champs. Situated about half way between Wangaratta and Albury off the Great Alpine […]

Posted: 06/11/2012

Cotic Bikes launched in Oz

For the very first time, Cotic Bikes are now available in Australia! You heard us, no more reading through British MTB magazines drooling over those attractive steel frames, as you can now get your true-blue digits all over a lovely […]

Posted: 30/10/2012

Buxton Bootcamp 6 Hour – Sunday 11th of November

Since the devastating bushfires of Black Saturday back in 2009, the region around Marysville and Buxton is slowly bouncing back with the return of both the natural habitat and tourism. Many of these small-town communities bore the full brunt of the bushfire […]

Posted: 29/10/2012

Bendigo Golden Triangle Epic – THIS Sunday!

That’s right folks, the classic Bendigo GT Epic is on this Sunday, the 28th of October. If you’d forgotten all about entering, never fear as entires are still open till Wednesday evening – so get cracking and click here: Entry Zone. […]

Posted: 23/10/2012

GoPro wifi App now available

One of the big hassles with the GoPro until now has been the slightly hit and miss nature of the results from the camera when you set it up on the bike, point the camera up or down a bit […]

Posted: 17/10/2012

Aus Bike Expo Day 1 Teaser

Aus Bike is back again for 2012 and today was the opening of the Melbourne Expo. We’ve been ducking and weaving between all of the various stalls and displays between some of Australia’s most prominent brands as well as the […]

Posted: 12/10/2012

Aus Bike Expo Melbourne – This weekend Only!

The Aus Bike Expo is back on again this year and this weekend the circus travels to Melbourne to display all the latest gear and gadgets for all to see. There will be tonnes of brands showcasing all their 2013 […]

Posted: 12/10/2012

The Desk Files: The Kaos is back

After a 2 year hiatus, the MET Kaos is back and looking very much badass-in-blue. Having only just landed in Australia a fortnight ago, we’ve already unpacked the lime green box to check out the latest version of the Italians […]

Posted: 11/10/2012

Surfcoast Festival Update: Entries closing Thursday the 18th of October!

With just over a week to go, we’re counting down the days till we get to race on Angleseas wild and winding singletrack for the Annual Surfcoast Festival. Taking place on Saturday the 20th of October, we’ve just received word […]

Posted: 11/10/2012

The Desk Files: New Merino Threads from Icebreaker

While we may throw around insults and jokes between each other, every now and then we have to bite our lip and play nice with our Kiwi neighbours. And that’s especially so when they send us a chunky package filled […]

Posted: 11/10/2012

The Rosewhite 12 Hour: Saturday November 10th

Yup, it’s that time of year again! Better bust out the cable ties, because the season of raceplate attaching is well upon us and boy do we have some choices to make for the ’12/13 race season. Despite a name […]

Posted: 09/10/2012