Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups

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Enduro Reviews and News


9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget

Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Video: Cody Kelley and Richie Rude set to represent for Team Yeti/Fox Racing in 2016

Check out this video of Enduro World Series Champion Richie Rude and new teammate Cody Kelley playing follow-the-leader in St. George, UT.

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First Look: 2016 Transition Patrol Carbon

Find out more about this hot new bike — and hear what Transition Bikes co-founder Kyle Menard has to say about the cost of carbon manufacturing and the challenges it poses for smaller brands in an exclusive Mtbr interview.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the all enduro all the time adrenaline junkie

Enduro (both the race format, and the idea in general) has had a significant influence on bike, gear, and apparel design. Here is a round-up of great “enduro” gift ideas that will keep the adrenaline junkie in your life riding (or racing) fast and safe.

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First Ride Review: Devinci Spartan

Devinci’s 165mm enduro machine has a Dave Weagle designed split pivot rear suspension — and some beautiful aesthetics with neon yellow accents on flat black paint and nice clean lines. Find out how it rode.

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One Ride Review: Pivot Mach 6 Alloy

Carbon is the norm for high end models, but most of us are on aluminum budgets. After three years of development, Pivot’s new Alloy Mach 6 delivers a versatile ride at an attainable price.

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First Ride Review: Pivot Mach 429 Trail

Pivot’s newest steed is a do-it-all 29er trail bike that’s comfortable and capable on a variety of terrain.

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First Ride Review (No. 2): Turner RFX 4.0

RFX 4.0 is made of high modulus Toray carbon and designed following the successful lines of the carbon Czar, while still staying true to classic Turner design cues like the seat tube/top tube taco “brace.” But how does it ride?

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First Look: Foes Mixer Enduro and Mixer Trail 79ers

Does a big wheel in front, smaller wheel in back make sense? Find out what the designer and the builder have to say about a bike with a 27.5″ wheel in the back and a 29″ wheel in the front.

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First Look: Fuji’s MLink equipped Auric 27.5 and Rakan 29er

MLink technology provides the platform for the all new full suspension bikes from Fuji – the Auric with 27.5″ wheels and 160mm of travel and the Rakan with 29″ wheels and 120mm of travel.

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Round up: 5 hot enduro bikes for 2016

The trend towards slacker headtubes, longer top tubes, and shorter chainstays continues with these five 2016 enduro bikes.

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Interbike 2015: Intense introduces new 27.5″ Uzzi

After a short sabbatical, the Intense Uzzi is back, this time with 27.5 wheels and 190mm of plush rear travel.

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Review: Breezer Repack

Unique mid-chainstay suspension pivot provides great small bump compliance.

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Gravel grinding meets enduro at California’s Grinduro

Event will feature four timed segments over a 60-mile loop with 7,500 feet of climbing and a Gran Fondo-style mass start from Quincy.

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One Ride Review: The all new carbon Turner Bikes RFX 4.0

The Turner RFX is a beloved classic and one of the very first freeride specific bikes ever built, so how does the new rig stack up?

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Interbike 2015: Marin launches Pine Mountain 2 hardtail

Marin Bikes may have celebrated it’s 30th anniversary this year, but it’s by no means over the hill. They’re going back to their roots with a beautiful new hardtail, improved spec across the board, and some incredible attention to detail.

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Meet the new Met Lupo helmet with rear light built in

The new Met Lupo (wolf in Italian) helmet is claimed to offer a balance between aggressive styling, breathability and comfort.

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Eurobike 2015: Continental Der Baron enduro tire

Highlights include puncture protection and multi-purpose tread pattern with Black Chili compound.

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Eurobike 2015: Maxxis rolls out new tires for XC, enduro, snow, gravel and more

Top-tier tire maker Maxxis is touching nearly all corners of the two-wheeled world, offering up a host of new models. Highlights include Race TT for XC, Tomahawk for aggressive all-mountain, and Colossus for fat bikes.

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2016 Pivot Mach 6

The outgoing Pivot Mach 6 carbon was a highly successful bike for Pivot. Cable routing and a slack seat angle opened the door for some improvements and the high price of carbon called for an aluminum version as well. The call is answered here.

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Eurobike 2015: Yeti SB45c short travel trail bike

With all present bike models in full carbon, Yeti has been through 30 years of history and has even been an influencer in this history. Time to celebrate!

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Jamis Defcon 27.5 enduro bike line-up launched

New Jersey-based bike maker launching line of alloy 27.5 enduro bikes built around 160mm suspension platform.

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Turner’s RFX returns as a full carbon enduro racer / aggressive trail bike

Turner’s venerable RFX now features a carbon frame with 160mm of dw-link travel rolling on 27.5″ wheels. Billed as the “Enduro Game Changer”.

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Video: Enduro2 showcases new 2-person race format

Three-day event in French Alps has over 39,000 feet of descending — and a ton of amazing trails and off-the-charts scenery.

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BMC rolls out new Speedfox 27.5 Trailcrew

This beefier version of the Speedfox has a slacker head tube, lower BB, and shorter chainstays.

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