Enduro Reviews and News


First Ride: Ibis Ripmo AF


Since Ibis relaunched in 2004, the company has focused exclusively on carbon frames. Today, the Santa Cruz-based brand is launching a more affordable version of its long-travel 29er, the Ripmo, in aluminum. The Ripmo AF (aluminum frame), isn’t the same bike made from a different material. It’s longer, slacker and incorporates a more progressive suspension […]

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Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed shredding Kamloops


Jeff Kendall-Weed found mountain biking in the late 1990s, and one of the most influential videos of the era was Kranked. So he paid the hallowed place a visit.

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2020 Rocky Mountain Slayer First Ride Review


Rocky Mountain released the latest rendition of the Slayer today, and we had a chance to take one out for a ride with Rocky Mountain’s PR frontman and former Olympian, Andreas Hestler, on some of the techiest trails in the Whistler valley. Rocky Mountain Slayer: everything you need to know Rocky Mountain Slayer Carbon 70 […]

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Rocky Mountain Slayer – First Look


Rocky Mountain is launching a new and improved version of its hard-hitting enduro bike. The 2020 Slayer features progressive geometry, a boost in front and rear suspension travel and adjustable geometry. Best of all, Rocky Mountain gives riders the ability to choose their preferred wheel size and frame material. 2020 Rocky Mountain Slayer First Ride Review […]

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Maxxis rolls out the Dissector


Maxxis is rolling out a new tread pattern intended to meet the needs of aggressive riders seeking speed and control on dry and loose terrain. Maxxis Dissector Highlights  Available in 27.5×2.40 and 29×2.40 sizes Wide Trail casing optimized for 30-35mm internal rim widths Weight range: 800-1,206g (claimed) Pricing is $75 for the EXO casing and […]

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Giant Reign 29 Advanced First Ride Review


It was only a matter of time until Giant was going to bump up its last remaining 27.5-inch trail bike to 29-inch wheels, and after a couple of days riding the new Reign Advanced Pro 29 in Revelstoke, British Columbia, it’s safe to say that the larger wheels fit nicely on the enduro-flavored offering. Giant […]

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Yeti SB140 – First Ride


The final piece of the revamped (and bottle cage enhanced) Yeti puzzle fell into place today, as the Golden, Colorado-based bike maker lifted the lid on its new SB140 trail bike. Falling in line with a naming structure already applied to the stable of bikes Yeti launched in 2018 (SB100, SB130, SB150), and earlier this […]

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Ride Concepts Releases Next Generation of Flat and Clipless Footwear


Ride Concepts releases Five New premium shoes, including kids for both flat and clipless shredding

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Yeti SB165 Unveiled


On Tuesday, the Golden, Colorado-
based bike maker lifted the lid on its latest smaller-wheeled trail smasher, the SB165, which is
the slackest and longest travel option in their line-up.

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100% Introduces Altec and Trajecta Helmets


This week 100% announced the addition of two new helmets to its fast-growing mountain bike line; the Altec aimed at the all-mountain crowd and Trajecta for the enduro racers.

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Review Teravail Ehline tire


The Ehline is a deeply knobbed tire that rolls great on hardpacked trails. A very versatile tread, which sharp lugs and progressive design bites on a variety of trail and gravel conditions. Available in both a light/supple or sturdy/durable that both have their place on the trails. Teravail is expanding their tire line – and […]

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Rock Shox announces new Reverb Stealth dropper


The Reverb is now updated to address the major issue of sagging. Simply depress the Vent Valve, compress the post, and you’re good to go – squish eliminated.

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Orbea Occam is ready for trail and all the mountains


Orbea took inspiration from the form and function of its successful Rallon to create the balance of stiffness, durability and low weight in the new Occam.

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Mammoth Mountain Bike Park now open


With some of the most radical terrain in the country, 80+ miles of singletrack offering plenty of jumps, berms, and drops to feast on.

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SRAM announces X01 DH and GX DH drivetrains plus more.


SRAM unveiled new XO DH and GX DH specific groupsets where cranksets get X-SYNC 2 chainrings and the derailleurs get the latest Type-3 roller bearing clutch for better chain retention.

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Pivot Mach 4 SL revealed


With modern geometry, Pivot suspension quality and a frame starting at 4.05 lbs, the new Pivot Mach 4 SL is ready to take on the world.

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Ibis Cycles Launches New Carbon S-Wheels & Rims


Working together, Stan’s and Ibis were able to adopt the patented drop-channel geometry to an asymmetric rim. Light, strong and supple is what they tout to have achieved with this wheelset.

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Top 15 Best Bike Chain Lubes


Do you want to find the best bike chain lube for you? Are you curious about what type to get? Wet, dry, wax or ceramic? We explain the tech and guide you to the best options for each type of bike lube.

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OneUp launches Carbon Bars, EDC ready Stem, and Lock-On Grips


A unique oval 35mm clamp bar design, tool stashing stem and enough colors for every bike.

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WTB Verdict and Verdict Wet Tires for the rowdiest conditions


This is what we want from WTB and they look like they are delivering in spades! They come flying out of the gate at Sea Otter, unveiling two new tires explicitly designed for the gnarliest conditions.

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RockShox Signature Series SID, BoXXer and key updates


Rock Shox unveils its Signature series – updating the most popular models in the front suspension line up with a new damper system, oils, and seals.

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Santa Cruz Megatower unleashed


The new Santa Cruz Megatower is a 29-inch wheeled brawler that’s ready for the Enduro World Series — or whatever gnar you want to throw at it.

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Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team First Ride Review


With its “shape shifting” ability and impressive parts spec, is the ready-to-rumble Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team worth aspiring for?

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Best kid’s bike ever – Santa Cruz Nomad


Here is an example of the best kid’s bike we’ve seen as Forrest Arakawa passes on his deep love of mountain biking to his son 7-year-old son Finn.

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Devinci Spartan 29 rolls out


Featuring radical angles in an aggressive configuration, the Devinci Spartan 29 is meant to go fast and hard over everything a trail can throw at it.

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