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Gravity Enduro Round 1 video

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

The race season is back in full swing with the first round of the NPS XC series only a week and a half away and the round 2 of the Gravity Enduro on Ticknock all but sold out (don’t say we didn’t warn you!).  The weather seems to have gotten the memo too.  Here is [...]

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Santa Cruz launch a new 650B Nomad

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Santa Cruz’s do it all Enduro steed, the Nomad, has been redesigned and built in Carbon for 650B wheels. The bike has been completly updated with an aggressive 65 degree headangle and an upper link inspired by the one found on the V10 Downhill bike.  Travel increases to 165mm along with the bigger wheels with [...]

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SRAM introduce Guide brakes

March 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Component manufacturer SRAM has just announced that they have subsummed AVID under the SRAM umbrella, releaseing a completly new brake design, dubbed GUIDE at the same time. The brake announces several new features and the reintroduction of a lever mounted fluid reservoir.  The lever is designed with flip-flop functionality and is available in three models [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Tech

Review – Moove Lock-on Microdot grips

March 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Not many component manufacturers can claim to be Irish but Dublin based Moove components is one!  The company produces a range of bike components, here we take a look a their microdot grips. Grips are a fundamental that are often overlooked.  You could spend thousands on a high end steed only to have a rubbish [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Reviews

Video – MTB Trails Northern Ireland

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Here is a really nice video showcasing the best of Northern Ireland trail centers.  If you haven’t been yet you are missing out!

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Video

Video – The Lone Wolf

March 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Ibis Cycles UK rider Lewis Kirkwood rides the first round of the Scottish Enduro series sponsored by POC. The Lone Wolf – Part 1 from 2pure on Vimeo.

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Video – Jerome Clementz in Chile

March 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Enduro World Champion Jerome Clementz takes us for a spin in Chile, site of round 1 of the Enduro World Series only a few weeks away on the 19th/20th of April. ESCAPE – Anfiteatro – Chile with Jérôme Clementz from Jérémie Reuiller on Vimeo.

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking

Video – 10 years of the Mega!

March 6th, 2014 · No Comments

The iconic French race needs no introduction.  The God father of Enduro racing in many ways, it’s now entering it’s tenth year, sit back and enjoy! 10 years of Megavalanche from SRSUNTOUR on Vimeo.

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Les Pass’portes 2014 – L’Esprit bike

February 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is a nice one for the afternoon that is in it (see below).  This iconic race in France is on the bucket list.  This may well be the year… Les Pass’portes 2014 from NextFrameProduction on Vimeo. Completely unrelated but entries to the Enduro World Series open this afternoon at 5pm Irish time.  It’s expected [...]

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Bluegrass Golden Eyes in Indonesia

February 12th, 2014 · No Comments

For the day that’s in it here is a ray of sunshine through your monitor. The Golden Eyes in Indonesia from Bluegrass on Vimeo. Bluegrass have released their Golden Eyes Enduro helmet and very nice it is too.  We have one on test – more soon!

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Gravity present DH Winter race in Cloon

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Gravity Bike club are hosting a Downhill race on the 22nd and 23rd of February in Cloon, Co. Wicklow.  Full details below, interesting to note that the course is suitable for Enduro riders and their bikes! Winter Downhill Race: Cloon, Co. Wicklow 22nd/23rd February

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Tags: Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Racing

Joe Barnes – 8 Wild Terns

February 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Joe Barnes of the Dudes of Hazzard presents an MTB short perfectly tuned to this time of year.  Eight slompy corners riding as if on rails…  Not as easy as it looks! Joe Barnes – 8 Wild Terns from Joe Barnes on Vimeo.

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General entry for Enduro World Series released on Feb 19th

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Details have begun to trickle though for entry to the Enduro World Series races.  An initial round of places for eligable athletes will be released on Janueary 28th for registration between February 10th to 16th.  Remaining slots will be released on February 19th at 9am PST! This could actually be a considerable number.  Details released [...]

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing

La Thuile EWS 2014

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is a sneak peak at round 4 of the Enduro World Series event from La Thuile.  It’s got our juices flowing! Introducing La Thuile Italy, the location that will host the 4th Enduro World Series race the 12th 13th of July 2014.

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Bluegrass Enduro tour – Dublin leg details

January 16th, 2014 · No Comments

More details are emerging concerning the Bluegrass Enduro race in Ireland on the 16th and 17th of August.  Racers will go on a tour of four venues in Wicklow with multiple stages in some venues and starting and finishing in Kilruddery house and gardens. However this comes at a price as only 50 riders will [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Racing · Uncategorized

The Mavic Trans-Provence: 10 essentials

January 16th, 2014 · No Comments

THE TEN ESSENTIALS from Trans-Provence on Vimeo.

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2014 Enduro World Series registration details announced

January 14th, 2014 · No Comments

The Enduro World Series have released details on entry to the 2014 series.  All non sponsored/professional/protected riders would want to be sitting by their computer on the 19th of February.  Just saying… Enduro World Series Launches 2014 Season with Centralised Registration Team applications close January 20. Reserved riders have from February 10-16 to confirm spots. [...]

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Enduro fusion Tour – Trans Provence

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Looking for a challenge this year?  Look no further.  Riding your Enduro bike around the South of France with top notch organisation, amazing trails and some serious new riding buddies.  Check, check, check. ENDURO FUSION TOUR from Trans-Provence on Vimeo.

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12 months 12 Stories – Ep.12 The Project

January 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Jerome Clementz is not only the Enduro World Champion for 2013 but an all around nice guy too.  Here is the final edit from his epic 12 Months 12 Stories project.  Looking forward to seeing what 2014 has in store for us. 12 MONTHS 12 STORIES – Ep12 – The Project from Jérémie Reuiller on [...]

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SuperEnduro 2014 dates announced

January 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Happy New Year!  We were planning a post on New Year resolutions when the dates for the 2014 Italian SuperEnduro season dropped into our inbox.  This was actually top of the list for us so without further a do – For 2014 the series is split into three with the 2 day Pro events and [...]

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This is Peaty 2013 S02:E08 Season finale

December 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Steve Peat and co check out in style for 2013.  Enjoy! It’s been a jam packed year full of laughs and good times with Peaty and co, but unfortunately this season has come to an end. With the up-coming release of Steve Peat’s life story ‘Won’t Back Down’,

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Tags: Downhill · enduro · General commentary · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

SRAM XX1 | Enduro | Part 2: Flat Out and Focused

December 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Let’s start the week off with a little Enduro action SRAM style! Enduro is demanding on riders and bikes in the same way: it requires a unique combination of all-out riding and reliability over long stages, multiple days of racing and ultimately a long season. This second chapter follows the best enduro racers in the [...]

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Hannah Barnes – NorthWest

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments

A few post ago we brought you the trailer for Hannah Barnes stunning new short movie “NorthWest”.  The full edit has now landed at a whopping 26+ minutes.  Put the kettle on and sit back!

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Rene Wildhaber – trail riding British Columbia

December 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Two years ago I had the privelidge of riding with Rene Wildhaber on 3Rock purely by chance.  Riding through the carpark we nodded to each other as those that bikes do and he cruised up to ask if I would show him around.  It ended up being a hugely enjoyable spin with one of the [...]

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Video – SRAM XX1 – Enduro – Part 1 Stepping up

December 4th, 2013 · No Comments

Here is a nice video for SRAM that has us hungry for the 2014 Enduro season.  Feast your eyes on this nice season summary featuring a who’s who of serious players.

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On test – SRAM X01

December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

Recently arrived in Spoke towers is the rather nice X01 drive train from SRAM.  With a monster eleven speed rear cassette and a new rear derailleur that features huge jockey wheels to handle the chain and a single ring up front it’s a new look at how we should power our bikes off road.

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Tags: Cross country · enduro · Mountain biking · Tech

The Spirit of Enduro World Champs – 2013

November 27th, 2013 · No Comments

If like us you are suffering a little bit from Enduro withdrawel well we have  alittle bit of a treat for you.  Here is a really nicely filmed piece about the recent Dudes of Hazard / No Fuss Enduro event in Kinlochleven in Scotland.  We love the signs for “tres difficile” and “hard bit”.  Sums [...]

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Rocky Mountain – Instinct in the Monashees

November 12th, 2013 · No Comments

Rocky Mountain decided to create a video for their new all conquering quiver-killer bike called the Instinct.  The weather didn’t co-operate entirely but actually out of adversity comes greatness… Instinct in the Monashees from Rocky Mountain Bicycles on Vimeo.

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Opposites attract – Scott’s Brendan Fairclough & Nino Schurter

November 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Here’s an interesting one what happens when a downhill pro and a cross country pro (& World Champion!) ride the Enduro World series? Opposites Attract: Brendan Fairclough and Nino Schurter ride the EWS final in Finale Ligure, Italy. from Wideopen Mag on Vimeo. For the record Schurter finished 174th and Fairclough didn’t finish.

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12 months 12 stories – Ep.10 A hell of a season

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments

With the first year of the Enduro World Series drawing to a close here is a recap of an amazing season for Jerome Clementz.

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Tags: enduro · Enduro World Series · Mountain biking · Racing · Video