News / Reviews / Features

Steve Partridge’s 1st. column from Enduro

Steve Partridge wrote some interesting and inciteful columns over a number of years for Enduro Magazine, beginning with Issue #11. Over the next few weeks of a Friday we’re going to be posting them up as part of our online […]

Posted: 22/05/2015

MAVIC® TRANS-PROVENCE 2015:: 20-27th of June

Mavic® Trans-Provence is back to mark the start of Summer 2015. This, the 7th edition of the Original Alpine MTB Rally, takes us right from the High Alps to the Mediterranean Sea via a World of mountain adventure and a […]

Posted: 20/05/2015

N1NO – the Hunt for Glory – Chapter 2 “On the Go”

Being on a professional MTB team, there is a lot of travelling involved- before and during race time. Nino Schurter and SCOTT-Odlo MTB Racing spent a decent amount of time in South Africa and California preparing for the upcoming World […]

Posted: 19/05/2015

FLASHBACK FRIDAY!!! Tinker Juarez in Melbourne in 2008

A flashback to 2008 when Tinker Juarez came out to Australia to race the Lowan Otway Odyssey. James Williamson interviewed Tinker for Issue #8 of Enduro Magazine. The interview was held in AstroBoyRacer’s workshop in Collingwood whilst Paul worked on […]

Posted: 15/05/2015

Winter Subscription Deal for Enduro Mag + T-shirt + a pair of Big Ring fluoro riding socks for $49.95

Our Enduro Winter subscription offer is kicking off early this year…   We’ve got a great deal on offer to kit you out for your winter riding and relaxing post ride wear. For $49.95 you will receive 4 issues of […]

Posted: 13/05/2015

The Hardtail Reborn- BMC Teamelite 01 – a Racing Evolution

The Impec Lab has teamed up with the BMC Mountainbike Racing Team to create the new BMC Teamelite 01 – the world’s most technically advanced hardtail mountainbike. The high-performance discipline of cross-country racing has become, quite literally, a race to […]

Posted: 11/05/2015

The Dirty Gran Fondo is on this weekend

Get ready Wandong! This weekend we are back for the 4th Dirty Gran Fondo—Sunday 17th May. This year we’ve changed things up a bit. Here’s what to get excited about:  ·             A fully marked and marshalled course with witty motivational […]

Posted: 11/05/2015

2015 MTB Buyers Guide on the newstands and available for FREE download on ISSUU

The 2015 MTB Buyers Guide hit the streets in April via newsagents throughout Australia. It’s a great read with a broad range of features and information on a whole schwag of 2015 products.   The Guide is also available for FREE download […]

Posted: 07/05/2015

The Golden Triangle Epic

Tacky trails and a total absence of dust were a pleasant change for Bendigo Mountain Bike Club’s Golden Triangle Epic on the last Sunday in April. Onsite accommodation for the 100 Miler made things simple for the small but dedicated […]

Posted: 06/05/2015

The Forrest 6 Hour

  In its 7 year history the Forrest 6hr has always attracted a handful of the very best elites each  year. Hark back to the very first Forrest six hour, the men’s podium featured a knackered Dan McConnell who had […]

Posted: 06/05/2015

Black Canyon Trail

5 Riders  –  3 Days  –  80 Miles Sonoran Desert BikePacking in Arizona with the Rocky Mountain Bikes crew testing out the new 27.5+ Sherpa.   The Black Canyon Trail from Rocky Mountain Bicycles on Vimeo. Early in Spring 2015 we […]

Posted: 22/04/2015

Jungle fever at Awaba for SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix

Round 2 of the SHIMANO Mountain Bike (MTB) Grand Prix Series continued its popular new format of general classifications (GC) and a wide range of age categories at Awaba MTB Park near Newcastle on the weekend. Andrew Finlayson from the […]

Posted: 22/04/2015

Rocky Mountain release the Sherpa 27.5+ bikepacking dually

Rocky Mountain Bicycles is excited to announce the new Sherpa overland bike. Bikepacking has been around for a long time, but the Sherpa puts a Rocky Mountain twist on the concept. We wanted a bike that could tackle more challenging terrain and would […]

Posted: 17/04/2015

Trickle it down and turn it up to 11! Shimano releases XT 11-speed

  While the release of Shimano’s XTR Di2 electronic groupset was certainly something to get excited about, unfortunately most of us aren’t going to even get a chance to ride it let alone fit it to our bike(s).  However, overnight […]

Posted: 16/04/2015

Massive Cash & Prize Pool Swells For The 2015 Bendigo Golden Triangle Epic!

Scheduled for Sunday the 26th of April, the Golden Triangle Epic will see riders from all around the country descend on Bendigo for one of the biggest mountain bike events on the Victorian race calendar. Riders can choose from 15km, 50km, and […]

Posted: 14/04/2015

RS-1 27.5 THE REVOLUTION EXPANDS with further fresh offerings

25 years after the original RS-1, the fork that revolutionized mountain biking, RockShox does it again. A chassis design never seen before, which integrates the fork’s steerer tube, crown and legs into a single carbon mainframe. The all-new Accelerator Damper, […]

Posted: 08/04/2015

Thule Bright B24 – Race report by Ash Hayat – Save the date 14-15 November, 2015

While hot and sunny weather had many riders scrambling to find a suitably protective SPF-rated sunscreen around midday on Saturday 25th October for the start of the Thule Bright 24 Hour, unfortunately it had the opposite affect on the local […]

Posted: 07/04/2015

Back-to-back Enduro World Series and North American Tour champs unite again for 2015

Back-to-back Enduro World Series champion Trek Factory Racing returns with with eyes focused on an unprecedented three-peat in 2015. The team’s European-based squad consists of 2013 and 2014 series champion Tracy Moseley (GBR), Rene Wildhaber (SUI), and Justin Leov (NZL). […]

Posted: 02/04/2015

SRAM launch the Guide Ultimate brake

GUIDE ULTIMATE The SRAM Guide brake family introduced a new standard for mountain bike brakes through rigorous design and testing, and has been proven at the highest levels of competition in the Enduro World Series and with downhill World Cup […]

Posted: 01/04/2015

Jongewaard and King dominate at Giant Odyssey 2015

Chris Jongewaard has continued his reign of the Giant Odyssey to claim his sixth victory of the 100km event and also the King of the Mountain title. In the women’s category, Jenni King took the overall win after a tight […]

Posted: 22/03/2015

SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix launches 2015 Series at James Estate

Rocky Trail Entertainment assembled more than 250 racers for the first SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix race in 2015. Round one of the six-race series took place at the James Estate Winery in the Upper Hunter Valley. A new general […]

Posted: 18/03/2015

2015 MTB Buyers Guide online for Free download

Welcome to the 2015 MTB Buyers’ Guide, the inaugural edition of this fantastic new magazine! We’ve put together a bumper magazine packed full of the best gear money can buy, at all levels and across all disciplines of mountain biking. […]

Posted: 16/03/2015

Mt Buller turns on the ultimate mountain bikers festival

It was a huge weekend of mountain biking action at the Bike Buller MTB Festival presented by Orbea, over the weekend, 7-9 March. The three-day event consisted of seven serious mountain bike races, two spectacle events (the dual slalom and […]

Posted: 11/03/2015

Absa Cape Epic Preparation #3 – The all critical gear selection

The Cape Epic is fast approaching, and the training has been going well but this time I thought I would write a little blog focussing on the equipment that Shaun and I will be using over in South Africa. Having […]

Posted: 06/03/2015

Bendigo welcomes Australia’s fastest mountain bikers to the Golden Triangle Epic

With just two months to go to the kickoff of the 2015 Golden Triangle Epic, elite riders from all over the country are looking to make their mark on one of the biggest mountain bike events on the Victorian race […]

Posted: 03/03/2015

“Eddie Masters Gets Fat” by John Colthorpe.

Eddie Masters is keen to demistify the hype surrounding the world of fatbiking and eat his way in to contention for a shot at the Fatbiking World Series. This video follows his quest to become a ‘fatbiking Jedi Master’   […]

Posted: 03/03/2015

Blind Date Racing: A Dirty Blind Date With A Difference

Ashley Hayat reports on a phenomenom not seen since Greg Evans and Perfect Match It’s 5.30pm on a summery Tuesday evening in Melbourne—an hour before the scheduled start time of tonight’s Blind Date Dirt Crit. An eclectic group of mountain […]

Posted: 25/02/2015

Rocky Trail’s AMB100 – an event insight with Juliane Wisata

Hi, I’m Juliane and I’m a promoter. I promote mountain bike events. And I love it. It’s because I get to travel and ride my bike, pick race tracks, mark them, invite riders to race it and get to see […]

Posted: 23/02/2015