It has been some week for enduro with last weekend seeing round 2 of the Superenduro also hosting the first round of the new Enduro World Series in Punta Ala. #SuperEnduro2013 – EWS #1 – PRO2 Punta Ala – Highlights from Superenduro TV on Vimeo. The race was won by two former downhill World champions [...]
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May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments
May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments
The Through the roots guys have produced another great video for the Gravity Enduro Round 2. Grab that coffee and sit back! 2013 Trek Gravity Enduro Ireland Round 2 – Ballyhoura, County Limerick from Gravity Enduro Ireland on Vimeo.
May 21st, 2013 · No Comments
Sunday saw the running of the second round of the Irish Gravity Enduro series in Ballyhoura by Biking.ie. Last years event had been marred by awful weather and with Met Eireann forecasting similar conditions for the afternoon there was a scramble for the early start slots that proved unnecessary as balmy weather descended on County Limerick with the needle hitting a high of [...]
May 20th, 2013 · No Comments
Downhill legend (and now Enduro racer) Nico Vouilloz is set to star in a series of videos produced by SRAM this year. Here is the first one – well worth a look! Nicolas Vouilloz – The relentless pursuit of balance – SRAM MTB Wheels After 10 World Champion titles and 5 overall World Cup wins, [...]
April 24th, 2013 · No Comments
The 2013 Gravity Enduro Ireland Series kicked off with a cracker at Carrick Mountain in County Wicklow last weekend. The highly anticipated event sold out in record breaking time, with all 350 riders keen to make a good start to the new season. The trails had been tweaked from last year, with some challenging new [...]
April 19th, 2013 · No Comments
Well the weather outside is.. amazing! Finally spring is truly here and the Irish Enduro season kicks off in style this weekend with not one but two races. Wicklow venue Carrick hosts the first round of the Gravity Enduro (completely sold out) while the new Davagh trail centre hosts the Davagh Enduro. To get you [...]
April 16th, 2013 · No Comments
SRAM certainly have been busy. On top of the Pike, wheelset and Monarch shock announcements here are details of the companies trickle down effect in full swing with the XO trail brake being converted to X9 and X7 product levels. These new X9 and X7 trail brakesets are designed around a powerful 4 pot caliper [...]
April 11th, 2013 · No Comments
SRAM have just announced some new wheelsets, a follow on to their RISE series, but this time focusing on more trail and all mountain applications. Not before time we say, the RISE wheelset is fantastic. Their are carbon (ROAM) and aluminium (ROAM & RAIL) versions, all in 26″, 27.5″ (650B) and 29er varients. All the [...]
April 11th, 2013 · No Comments
Easter weekend saw the first round of the Bluegrass Enduro Tour in Castelbuono, Sicily. Here is the video for the first round. Remember the Bluegrass Enduro Tour will visit Ireland in September! Oh and watch out for Giant Dublin rider Daragh Smith who took the top step of the podium in his class. Bluegrass Enduro [...]
April 4th, 2013 · No Comments
Rockshox have just announced the reintroduction (and redesign) of their Pike fork, a new Monarch Plus rear shock and changes to the Reverb and Reverb Stealth seatpost including the aptly named ‘Connectamajig‘ quick release hose for the Stealth. Pike The Pike is back after a period of absence in a new package and available in [...]
March 22nd, 2013 · No Comments
So it’s cats and dogs outside but sunshine is on the horizon – The Gravity Enduro is on its way! 2013 Trek Gravity Enduro Ireland Series Preview from Gravity Enduro Ireland on Vimeo. Enter at http://www.gravityenduro.ie/ before they fill up!
March 5th, 2013 · No Comments
Bluegrass have been making waves in the mountain biking world for a while now and not just for their sponsorship of World class Enduro racing. Well thought out, ergonomic and comfortable protective gear that doesn’t impede on the cyclist is what they are all about and we thought it was about time that we tested [...]
January 29th, 2013 · No Comments
Component manufacturer Ritchey used to own the Canadian brand Syncros which it used to make its more all mountain/Enduro offerings. However they sold off the brand and have just introduced a new TRAIL group of lightweight components aimed at AM and Enduro bikes which are all produced in house. Tom Ritchey is one of the [...]
January 10th, 2013 · No Comments
Registration has now opened for the Bluegrass Enduro Tour International in Ballyhoura on the 21st/22nd September 2013. The Ballyhoura round is the final of the series and should see a large crowd of international riders in the hunt ofor the overall series. Included in these should be Ireland’s own Greg Callaghan, recently confirmed for the [...]
January 7th, 2013 · No Comments
Most of you are back to work today so here is some pure riding porn to keep you going. Time to charge the bike lights!… Jérôme Clementz – The Precepts of Enduro from Bluegrass Board on Vimeo. Incidentally the Bluegrass tour will be hitting Ireland on the 21st & 22nd of September. More details when [...]
December 15th, 2012 · No Comments
One of Ireland’s favourite riders Greg Callaghan. Enduro in Ireland | Greg Callaghan on Pinkbike Directed by David Quinlan for a college project with Griffith College Dublin.
December 7th, 2012 · No Comments
Dates and venues for the seven round 2013 Enduro World Series have just been announced. May 18-19 Superenduro PRO – Punta Ala, Italy June 29-30 Enduro Series – Val d’Allos, France July 6-7 Crankworx Les 2 Alpes – Les 2 Alpes, France July 27-28 Colorado Freeride Festival – Winter Park, United States August 10-11 Crankworx [...]
December 4th, 2012 · No Comments
Michael Regan checks in with a report from the Redbull Foxhunt in Belfast.. The Redbull Foxhunt is a format into its second year. Following on from a successful first year the Redbull crew in association with Plush MTB Club moved the venue to Cavehill Country Park, Belfast. A park with some breathtaking views across the [...]
November 21st, 2012 · No Comments
It has just been confirmed that Ireland will host a round of the recently announced Bluegrass Enduro Tour in 2013. Details on dates and a venue have yet to be announced but it is huge news. Biking.ie will be running the event along with their Gravity Enduro series that enjoyed rave reviews this year. Here [...]
November 10th, 2012 · No Comments
Remy Absalon and Jerome Clementz take us through the qualifying and race for the 2012 Mega Avalanche race with some stunning footage. Megavalanche 2012 – Clash of the titans. from Bluegrass Board on Vimeo.
October 9th, 2012 · No Comments
This weekend sees the King of Three Rock Enduro on err.. Three Rock. It promises to be a cracker! Get more info and signup here.
September 28th, 2012 · No Comments
One of our favourite manufacturers, Niner bikes, have just announced a new carbon version of their Enduro steed the RIP9. Two years in development the new frame adds carbon frame, linkages, ISCG compatibility and additional travel to what was already a great package. The RIP9 was one of the first 120mm travel bikes and the [...]
September 17th, 2012 · No Comments
All the fun of the fair at the final round of probably the greatest MTB series ireland has ever seen. Congrats to Niall Davis and all his crew. Role on 2013!
August 30th, 2012 · No Comments
If you are one of the hundreds of mountain bikers who head into the hills every weekend there is a not to be missed spin for you coming next month. MTB Rendezvous is a new concept for an MTB spin gathering everyone for food and refreshments at the end of their cycle in Knockree Youth [...]
July 31st, 2012 · No Comments
Here is the video from Round 3 of the Gravity Enduro in Ballyhoura. This should wet your appetite for the National Champs coming up shortly! Details below.. The Enduro National Champs race will take place in Bigwood forest, just 3 miles from Newry in County Down. Entry is online only here and is filling up [...]
July 5th, 2012 · No Comments
SRAM have just announced details of their new XX1 drivetrain developed around a single chain ring combined with a massive eleven speed cassette. The group is aimed at a wide variety of riders from XC racers to Enduro and signals a shift in drivetrain thinking that will suit many trail riders. Personally this setup makes [...]
June 28th, 2012 · No Comments
Round three of the Gravity Enduro takes place this weekend in Ballyhoura, Co.Limerick. For those of you who can’t wait here is a video of round 2. Trek – Gravity enduro round #2 – Ticknock woods from Gravity Enduro Ireland on Vimeo.
June 19th, 2012 · No Comments
The second round of the Irish Gravity Enduro series just wrapped up on the outskirts of Dublin this weekend. Despite some very challenging weather conditions, over 300 riders turned up to race and everyone put in amazing efforts to complete this tough competition. The field was stacked with seasoned international professionals including the likes of Downhill World [...]
May 11th, 2012 · No Comments
We are in the middle of an Enduro themed test cycle and have just taken delivery of a Rockshox Reverb seatpost. With 125mm of adjustment it satisfies the downhill side who want to drop their seatpost for super fast descending and also the cross country set who like it sky high. For Enduro riders who [...]
April 30th, 2012 · No Comments
French Cube riders Nico Lau and Manu Bonne were in Ireland for the first round of the Gravity Enduro and went for a little ride afterwards on Ticknock. We often forget just how good the riding is on our doorstep! The frenchies Nico LAU and Manu BONNE in Ireland from nico LAU on Vimeo.