Enduro Reviews and News


Intense Tracer enduro bike completely redesigned

The Tracer is Intense’s best selling model. With the latest update, the California-based bike maker gave it more aggressive geometry, a new suspension design, and more.

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FatDuro: When fat biking meets enduro


First year event at California’s Donner Summit Auburn Ski Club promises thrills and spills.

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IMBA National Enduro Series launches


New domestic race series will compile results from six rounds across the U.S. and allow riders to compete for a national title.

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Mtbr’s top 10 most read articles in 2016


What are Mtbr readers most interested in? If we use the top 10 most read articles of 2016 as a barometer, it’s reviews, reviews, and more reviews. Plus a smattering of interviews and product roundups.

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Enduro Bikes


This is a crowded field that has pushed the envelope of our sport. These bikes allow us to ride radical terrain at high speeds — and go uphill with relative efficiency, too.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Pivot Firebird


With its comfortable fit and reach, the Firebird is a great big bike option, provided you have a zippier trail alternative for longer days in the saddle.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Turner RFX


Carbon frame, 27.5 wheels, and 160mm of trail taming suspension. But does it outpace other offerings from the Outerbike Test Sessions?

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Rocky Mountain Slayer


The Rocky Mountain Slayer is back with a full carbon frame, 27.5 wheels, and 165mm of enduro crushing travel. See how it fared at Outerbike in Moab.

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Enduro World Series final round video highlights


The EWS season came to a close in beautiful Finale Ligure. Before you start going into withdrawals, check out this incredible coverage.

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Enduro World Series heads to Italy for grand Finale


The Enduro World Series will crown its champions in Finale this weekend at the last race of the season.

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Video: Inside the Yeti/Fox Shox Factory team


There have only been three Enduro World Series champions in the men’s pro category. Two of them (Jared Graves and Richie Rude) were riding for the Yeti/Fox Shox Factory Race Team at the time. So what makes the squad so special?

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Ellsworth Interbike 2016


Ellsworth launches the Rogue Forty all-mountain bike, tightens up of its proprietary suspension design, and unveils a company rebranding.

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Watch the epic battle unfold between Hill and Vouilloz in this R7 EWS Recap


Sam Hill and Vouilloz careers in downhill racing never quite overlapped, but these two great downhill racers are now battling at the EWS series.

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Will Sam Hill be the new king of enduro?


Round No. 7 of the Enduro World Series will be remembered as the race where Sam Hill earned his enduro stripes.

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EWS Round 7: Valberg, France Track Preview


After a long break, the EWS is back. This time, the action is taking place in France over two grueling days. Hit play to get a taste of the action.

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Fastest Bikes at the Vail Outlier Offroad Festival


The Vail Outlier Offroad Festival teamed up with USA Cycling to host the Rocky Mountain Regional XC and enduro championships. Photographer Eddie Clark was there and caught these shots of the fastest riders and their bikes.

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Mud, blood, guts, and glory at Big Mountain Enduro Finals


Ripping descents, mud-splattered crashes, rock garden gnar, and much more highlighted the season finale of the Big Mountain Enduro Series, which was held deep in the Crested Butte backcountry and at Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Evolution Bike Park.

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How do EWS pros deal with pressure of enduro racing


There are a lot of good times for riders on the Enduro World Series circuit but there is also a ton of pressure. So what is it that drives these riders to challenge themselves over and over?

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Tech: 1x or 2x drivetrains


With the advent of 1×12, Di2, and gigantic rear cassettes, riders have more drivetrain options than ever before. So what do racers on the EWS circuit prefer?

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Niner RIP Goes Alloy


Carbon bikes are awesome, but they cost a fortune. Good thing Niner is watching out for the little guy. Their new alloy bikes shares the same geo and tech as the RIP 9 RDO, but retails for significantly less.

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2017 Rocky Mountain Slayer unveiled


The Slayer is back. New bike replaces Altitude as Rocky Mountain’s enduro racer.

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How To: Race Enduro


Admit it. At some point in your mountain biking career, you’ve thought it would be a good idea to race an enduro. Here’s what you need to know.

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2017 Pivot Firebird first look


The previous Pivot Firebird was a little long in the tooth with its ‘short and high’ geometry. But this new version is fully modernized taking in the lessons learned from the success of the Pivot Switchblade.

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Intense Recluse 27.5 trail bike first look


If the Intense Spider is your garden variety trail ripper, the all new 140mm Recluse is a deadly weapon.

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Pro Bike Gallery: Michael Broderick’s Intense Carbine 29C


Michael Broderick was once among the best XC racers in the United States. Now he’s making waves in the masters class of the Enduro World Series. Here’s a look at his 140mm Intense Carbine 29C race bike.

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