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FIRST LOOK: SANTA CRUZ NOMAD 6

THE SANTA CRUZ NOMAD 6: NOMAD GONE MULLET

Santa Cruz has been producing various versions of the Nomad since 2005 and has been one of the best, most progressive bikes with each successive version.
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RICHIE RUDE’S ENDURO BIKE

Richie Rude and his Yeti SB150

Now 27, the Connecticut-based mountain biker has already won the Enduro World Series overall title twice and is widely considered to be the top men’s enduro racer in the world.
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TWEED VALLEY EWS RACE REPORT

The Enduro World Series kicks off its 2022 race year in Scotland

The extended off-season finally came to an end, when riders descended on the area’s famous hills to add to the valley’s already rich racing history. The Scottish fans turned out in force under blue skies, and their efforts were rewarded…
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SCOTLAND’S EWS-E RACE STARS MICK HANNAH AND NICO VOUILLOZ

2010 World Champ Tracy Moseley battles for the Women's win

Three of the top downhill racers in history were among the top riders at the first EWS-E race of the season. Australia's Mick Hannah may have announced his retirement from pro mountain biking last fall, but he's racing e-bikes this year.…
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ORBEA ENDURO TEAM—NEW ERA

Martin Maes and his teammates take on the 2022 season

As the Enduro World Series starts up this week, a new film follows Martin Maes, Vid Persak, Flo Espiñeira and Edgar Carballo as they train for the season ahead and go All-In! A new era begins. The Orbea Enduro Team is excited to…
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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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