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Don’t let the cold weather beat you – 4 bits of winter kit to keep the cold at bay

With the days getting shorter and the weather turning cold and soggy anything that can help to make the winter ride more bearable is worth considering and these 4 pieces of clothing help to make a cold ride more bearable. Endura MT500 […]

Posted: 03/07/2015


One of my favourite people in the world says she rides during the week so she’s fit enough to ride fast with mates on the weekends. It so happens that her friends are fairly quick, and this desire alone is […]

Posted: 03/07/2015


DAY 6 /// SOSPEL – MENTON Distance: 38.5km? D+: 1377m? D-: 2238m Mavic Trans­Provence 2015  Day 6 For those of you that have followed previous years’ races and bothered to ??read the press releases (I’m not sure I would with all of the […]

Posted: 02/07/2015

Entries into the 11th CamelBak Highland Fling mountain bike marathon are now open!

One of Australia’s longest-running and much loved mountain bike marathons returns to the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November 2015, offering riders the opportunity to compete across some of the State’s best trails. In […]

Posted: 02/07/2015

A foggy start with clear and confident winners at Wingello

Not too much changes the pace of life in the sleepy village of Wingello in the Southern Highlands apart from a couple of times per year when the roads and trails hum to the sound of knobby tyres as it’s […]

Posted: 01/07/2015

Trek’s new singletrack weapons – Top Fuel & Pro Caliber SL

Trek has released two new platform-redefining cross country bikes with the unveiling of the revamped Top Fuel and the Procaliber SL. Both bikes represent Trek’s commitment to providing the most technologically sophisticated product for the most discerning mountain bikers. The […]

Posted: 01/07/2015

Mavic Trans-Provence Day 5

DAY 5 /// VALDEBLORE – SOSPEL Distance: 62.9km?D+: 1381m?D-: 4031m??  Mavic Trans-Provence Day 5 Right then. This report is going to be short ish. The day has been LONG. The more we type into the night the less it will make […]

Posted: 30/06/2015

James Estate to host Rocky Trail’s largest endurance races in 2015 and 2016

With the JetBlack 12 Hour mountain bike endurance race, the largest event of its kind in NSW will once again be held at James Estate in the Upper Hunter Valley on 11 July 2015. Graeme Scott, James Estate’s General Manager, […]

Posted: 30/06/2015

FRM – Syncro Ring – On Test

Sick of dropped chains? Cockpit too cramped? Not convinced you need 20-30 gears on your mountain bike? If you’re looking for a lighter and simpler setup, it might be just the right time to convert your drivetrain to “1x” (a […]

Posted: 29/06/2015


DAY 4 /// VALBERG – VALDEBLORE Distance: 33.2km?D+: 867m?D-: 2902m Mavic Trans-Provence Day 4 First let’s update you on the Shuttle Rally™ (always trademark your inventions). It has become as much a war of attrition on drivers and vehicles as the […]

Posted: 28/06/2015

Syntace Number Nine – Titan Flat Pedals On Test

Many German companies enjoy a reputation for engineering precision and prestige, and none are more deserving of that reputation than Syntace. The parent company to Liteville, Syntace has always been an engineering brand first and foremost. You won’t get flashy […]

Posted: 28/06/2015

KENDA – HONEY BADGER 27.5 x 2.20 on test

Choosing the right pair of tyres is like choosing the right pair of shoes – it’s pretty much impossible to find the one set that will suit every purpose. That hasn’t stopped Kenda from giving it a red-hot crack with […]

Posted: 28/06/2015

Steve Partridge’s 3rd. column from Enduro

Continuing on with Stevo’s columns from the Enduro archives I did something different the other day. After a half dozen years of exclusively riding solo in 24 hour events, I had a go riding in a team. It could be, given […]

Posted: 26/06/2015


DAY 2 /// BARCELONNETTE to VILLARS-COLMARS Distance: 44.5km D+: 1660m D-: 2716m Mavic Trans-Provence 2015 Day 2 Well after yesterday’s race report summary wandering off into the philosophical meaning of maps and landscape we now return to a more fact-based report. (In […]

Posted: 25/06/2015

Fox Rollercoaster Enduro mountain bikers to be hydrated by Camelbak in Kempsey

For the final two events of the 2015 season, the Fox Rollercoaster #Enduro Series is now “hydrated by Camelbak”. Organisers from Rocky Trail Entertainment announced the new sponsorship today, saying it was a perfect fit for the popular mountain biking […]

Posted: 23/06/2015


DAY 1 /// EMBRUN to BARCELONNETTE Distance: 36.0km D+: 1574m D-: 2292m Mavic Trans-Provence 2015 “I am an agnostic on most matters of faith, but on the subject of maps I have always been true believer. It is on the […]

Posted: 23/06/2015

The Morsa multi-mounting system for Garmins/GoPro/Action Cameras/Multi-phone mounting

The Mounting System The MORSA mounting system attaches to a 31.8 mm diameter Road or Mountain bike handlebar. It features one mounting arm and four adapters with the option of mounting up to two devices on one arm (We even […]

Posted: 22/06/2015

Mavic Trans-Provence 2015 – The Prologue

Day Zero Have you ever wondered what Mavic Trans-Provence does between the long gap each year between race weeks? Well, apart from running guided weeks following the route of the race, a lot of the year is taken up with […]

Posted: 22/06/2015

Townsville Hot Rocks 24hr : May 2015 by Brett Bellchambers

(or how Townsville has ruined my Canberra winter) All photos for this feature by Russ Baker The week after I got back to Canberra from racing the Hot Rocks 24hr in Townsville we had more hours below zero then we […]

Posted: 22/06/2015

Kath Bicknell// Trail tales #2

I met Michelle about a year before she qualified to race the 50m Freestyle at the Athens Olympics. She’s tall, she’s gorgeous, and she’s an experience junkie. Fortunately for her, she excelled at a sport that let her enjoy all […]

Posted: 19/06/2015

A trial run for Fat Bikes at Mt Stirling this winter

 Mt Stirling, Victoria’s leading natural alpine resort is excited to announce the arrival of Fat Bikes during the 2015 snow season. Mt Stirling is conducting a trial introduction to Fat Bikes on weekends during June and September and it’s an […]

Posted: 18/06/2015

Steve Partridge’s 2nd. column from Enduro

Steve Partridge//Man’o Wheel Here, Stevo talks us through the inimitable connection us riders develop with equipment that we take along for the ride. I thought about retiring my panniers the other day. Battered, bent and shapeless as they were, it […]

Posted: 12/06/2015

Tweedlove EWS, Highlights video and photo gallery

Leov and Moseley win the Cannondale Alpine Bikes World Enduro at TweedLove The Cannondale Alpine Bikes World Enduro will be remembered for two things – the wild weather of the Tweed Valley, Scotland and the charge of Trek. The 600 […]

Posted: 05/06/2015

The New Speedfox Trailcrew

Introducing the Speedfox Trailcrew 02 & 03 –  BMC Switzerland adds to the trail-capable Speedfox mountain bike family with a new 650b-wheeled mountain bike. Although the BMC mountain bike product team has been focused on the ‘getting down to business’ […]

Posted: 05/06/2015

Kath Bicknell’s 1st column from Enduro

This week we feature Kath’s column from Issue 11 The first time I rode at Mt Stromlo in Canberra, the trails had a different feel to anything I had ridden before. The corners up the top were tight and steep […]

Posted: 02/06/2015

Torq Team’s Silent Assassin Tasman Nankervis Machines His Way To Stage 2 Victory

Stage two of the Port to Port MTB took off from Lindeman’s Winery in the magnificent Hunter Valley this morning under a blanket of light rain and cloud. As riders rolled down the drive way of Lindeman’s the course headed […]

Posted: 30/05/2015


We’ve got a great deal on offer at the moment:: An Enduro Magazine 100% cotton short sleeved t-shirt valued at $25.00 PLUS 2 x pairs of Big Ring Ring Clothing Co. fluoro socks in 6″ valued at $30.00 PLUS a Birzman […]

Posted: 30/05/2015

Reigning Cape to Cape MTB Champ Mark Tupalski Claims The Lead At The Port to Port MTB

As the sun shone down on the tranquil Nelson Bay Marina, 200 riders from all over Australia gathered for the first stage of the second annual Port to Port MTB. Kicking off the 34km race, riders rolled out of Nelson […]

Posted: 29/05/2015

2015 Australian XCM Championships – James Downings perspective

Throughout the year there was a lot of hype coming out on all channels about the trails at Derby, just outside of Launceston in Tasmania. The trails were put together by World Trail, the same crew that put together the […]

Posted: 26/05/2015

2015 Dirty Gran Fondo – Photo Gallery

After a week of solid rain, the weather cleared, giving way to glorious autumn sunshine for Sunday’s Dirty Gran Fondo in Wandong. Apart from a few puddles, the majority of the course consisted of smooth, hard-packed dirt roads. The Dirty […]

Posted: 22/05/2015