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EMINENT CYCLES ADDS A NEW BIKE TO THEIR LINEUP

Eminent calls the bike the Haste, and it's an all-new Enduro trail bike

Eminent's first bike design has been reincarnated as an Enduro trail killer, with a high pivot AFS suspension design and all-new updated geometry. This full-carbon frame rolls on 29” wheels and will be available in a variety of build…
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BIKE TEST: PIVOT FIREBIRD

Next-generation EWS racer

If you’re looking for something that won’t hold you back as your skill improves, or you’re already knocking on the door of a pro license, the Firebird is the kind of enduro bike that will let your riding take flight.
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THE 2022 ENDURO WORLD SERIES QUALIFIER CALENDAR IS OUT NOW

The Enduro World Series (EWS) today announces its 2022 Qualifier Calendar - featuring an unprecedented 29 National Championships and 60 events in total across 38 different countries.

Racing kicks off in the USA in March, with events then rolling throughout the year and taking in locations across six continents before finishing in the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean in November. Further races will also be added…
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LONG TERM REVIEW: NORCO RANGE C1

High-pivot enduro race engineering or high-pivot hype?

Photos by Traece Craig Much to their fans’ delight, Norco has redesigned the Range, which was first launched in 2012. This latest iteration was developed in collaboration with Norco’s World Cup downhill team and is designed specifically…
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HOW TO SET UP YOUR BIKE FOR MAXIMUM CONTROL: VIDEO

Jeff Lenosky tells you how to set up your mountain bike for the best performance and ultimate control

Be sure to listen to the part at the beginning where Lenosky gives his tips on setting up your handlebars and controls to work best for your riding. "Mountain bike set up can be confusing! I've been riding my MTB for over 30 years, I've…
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BEARINGS KEEP YOU ROLLING

Why bearings matter

The following press release from Enduro Bearings may read like an ad for their product, but it helped remind us how important the bearings in our bikes are. We usually don't give a bike's bearings much thought until something goes wrong…
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LONG TERM REVIEW: KONA HONZO ESD

A hardtail with the heart of an enduro bike

Photos by Traece Craig We have been longtime fans of the incredibly capable and versatile Kona Honzo line, so when the slacker and more aggressive Honzo ESD was released, we just had to test it. ESD stands for “Extra Slack, Dude,” and it…
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MEET THE RIDERS AND THEIR RIDES

Amy Morrison and her Fuji Rakan

Beyond having a racing career, Amy Morrison is a teacher, a coach and an advocate for being immersed in a healthy lifestyle. Morrison took this a step further by starting a mountain bike club at the school where she teaches. Although she…
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THE ENDURO WORLD SERIES CALENDAR FOR 2022

The 11 stops include the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania

Check the calendar to see the dates and locations of the events. Watch the video if you want to see a great little video that shows us where on the globe the race sites are located. The 11 stops include the USA, Canada, Great Britain,…
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MBA LONG TERM REVIEW: KONA REMOTE 160 DL

A fast and capable eMTB without the cookie cutter vibe

Already well known for its line of big-hit-loving Process pedal bikes, legacy Canadian brand Kona continues to bring its off-road R&D smarts to its e-bike line. For 2021 Kona has produced two versions of its Remote 160, with the major…
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THE TDS ENDURO EXPERIENCE

Sometimes we race bikes

Written and Photographed by Traece Craig Tucked away in my small hometown of Grass Valley, California, there is a unique event that is more of an experience than it is a race. To some, TDS Enduro is an invite-only event where top pros…
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BIKE TEST: PIVOT FIREBIRD

Next-generation EWS racer

Ever since Pivot produced the first aluminum Firebird back in 2008, we have been fans of its hard-hitting, long-travel attitude. Pivot has completely redesigned the Firebird to be a faster enduro race bike. Every model that has received…
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Welcome to Bentonville

An Adventure that Turned Speechless

By: Traece Craig The bulk of my weekend in Bentonville, Arkansas, would be spent at an ideal hub for an event where like-minded people could witness all the mountain bike action unfold. Before arriving, I pondered a few questions: How good…
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Video: Meet Bex Baraona

Get to know Ibis athlete and third place finisher at EWS Finale Ligura, Bex Baraona

Meet Bex Baraona (Ibis press release) Bex Baraona is one of the fastest EWS racers in the world. This weekend at Round 7 in Finale Ligura, Bex won the final stage of the 2-day event and finished in 3rd place; her second EWS podium…
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