Enduro Reviews and News


Santa Cruz Hightower LT first ride review


Launched last year, the original Hightower was the epitome of versatility. The new 150mm LT 29er is more focused and has no plus tire option.

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Enduro World Series heads home to France


The Enduro World Series heads to its spiritual home of France this week for round No. 5, the Natural Games Millau EWS driven by URGE bp.

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2018 Intense Carbine 29er first ride review


Intense ups the ante with a bigger, more aggressive 29er enduro rig with 155mm rear travel. Geometry is thoroughly updated with a 66 degree head angle and all the modern numbers. Read on to see how it performs.

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2018 Scott Genius first look


With 150mm of travel front and rear, the Genius sits squarely in the sweet spot for most riders. For 2018, it’s also received a number of key updates, including the capability to be run 29er, 27.5 or 27.5 plus.

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Bike Check: Marco Osborne’s EWS ready Cannondale Jekyll


Yesterday, we checked out Mark Weir’s Cannondale Jekyll. Today, we’ll take a quick look at Marco Osborne’s.

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Bike Check: Mark Weir’s Cannondale Jekyll


We recently caught up with Mark Weir to talk about his new Cannondale Jekyll and bike setup.

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Fastest bikes at Vail GoPro Mountain Games


Last weekend saw a bevy of MTB racing action at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado. Click through to see an expansive photo gallery of the bikes that carried riders to enduro and cross-country victory.

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First Impressions: Santa Cruz’s all new Nomad


For the fourth generation of the Nomad, Santa Cruz bikes has upped the ante by increasing rear travel to 170mm, lengthening the reach, and completely re-configuring the rear suspension.

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First Impressions: Santa Cruz’s new Reserve Carbon wheels


The new Santa Cruz Reserve wheels use an array of unique concepts to help address some of the major failings of carbon wheels today.

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Ibis Mojo HD4 first ride review


The much-loved enduro-slaying Ibis Mojo HD3 has gotten a makeover for 2017. Now appropriately dubbed the Mojo HD4, the just released rig is even slacker — and more capable — than before.

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Video: Evil Wreckoning impressions


When we awarded the Enduro bike of the year last year to the Trek Slash 29er, a few were distraught that we did not get to try the Wreckoning. It was a contender, a few touted, so we made it our task to get to know the ‘Wreck’.

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All eyes on Greg Callaghan at Ireland EWS stop


Three hundred and fifty riders will descend on Carrick Mountain in Ireland for the third year in a row to race what has rightly become an Enduro World Series classic.

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Ravanel and Callaghan triumph at Madeira EWS


After two incredibly hard fought days of racing it was Greg Callaghan and Cecile Ravanel who came out on top at the Enduro World Series in Madeira, Portugal.

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2017 TDS Enduro


What if you had a buddy with a huge tract of land? You’d build some trails right? Do some shuttle runs, ride some moto, ATV’s. Then you can invite a ton of friends and run a race. Yeah!

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Enduro World Series heads to Madeira


Nestled in the Atlantic between the Portuguese mainland and the coast of Africa, this tiny island is about to serve up some big racing.

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8 new pedals for XC, trail, and enduro riding


In the market for new pedals? Here are seven of our favorites from Crankbrothers, Xpedo, OneUp, Kona, Deity, and VP.

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10 hot new suspension products for 2017


Mountain bike suspension continues to get better and better. Check out some of the latest developments from BOS, Cane Creek, Fox, RockShox, and more.

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Rocky Mountain Altitude redesign debuted


The new Rocky Mountain is everything you’d expect from a modern trail bike AND it’s compatible with 26+.

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Polygon Square One first look


An 180mm travel quiver-killer sounds nuts, right? That much suspension puts the bike solidly in downhill / freeride territory. But what if it can actually climb like an 120mm trail bike?

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Marin Wolf Ridge first ride review


Curious about the new Polygon Square One, but prefer wagon wheels? The say hello to the new Wolf Ridge from Marin.

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Schwalbe ADDIX tire compound first ride


Two years ago Schwalbe hired a mad scientist to redesign their tire compounds. The end result is claimed to offer best in class grip, durability, and rolling resistance.

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Polygon’s Square One EX bike


Polygon’s latest introduces a new suspension system unlike anything you’ve seen before. And they claim this 180mm travel bike pedals like a 120mm bike, yet performs better than some downhill bikes.

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Enduro World Series Round 2 course preview


For Round No. 2 of the EWS, racers head to the Australian Outback. Get a closer look at the track they’ll be tackling in this POV footage.

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Spy shot leaks of new Santa Cruz Nomad 4


V10 style linkage may hold the key to even better suspension performance.

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2017 ​Cannondale Trigger and Jekyll launched


A year after the first prototypes were spotted on the race circuit, Cannondale has released new versions of the Trigger and Jekyll.

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