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ROSSIGNOL INTRODUCES NEW RANGE OF HERETIC MOUNTAIN BIKES

“The bike is offered in three different component packages, at three different price levels. These new bikes will be available directly through Rossignol.com. The main range is built upon three platforms: a 160mm Enduro, 140mm Trail and 145mm e-bike, which then encompass a dozen different models by spec. In addition, Rossignol will have 3 kid’s bikes, two are 24- and 20- inch full suspension bikes, as well as a kick bike for the littlest shredder.”

EMINENT CYCLES ADDS A NEW BIKE TO THEIR LINEUP

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 configurations.

VIDEO: AARON GWIN AND RICHIE RUDE—SHRED SESSION

Our March issue of MBA takes a look at Aaron Gwin and his amazing racing career along with his latest Intense downhill bike. It inspired us to go looking for some cool videos of Gwin, and this was one of the best. Here’s a video from a few years ago where Richie Rude, the Enduro […]

BIKE TEST: PIVOT FIREBIRD

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.

LONG TERM REVIEW: NORCO RANGE C1

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 for enduro racing. Most notable is that this 29-inch-wheeled bike has a virtual-high-pivot rear-suspension design with an idler […]

HOW TO SET UP YOUR BIKE FOR MAXIMUM CONTROL: VIDEO

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 tried a bunch of things that have worked and a […]

BEARINGS KEEP YOU ROLLING

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 with them, so it makes sense to get the best bearings you can whenever […]

LONG TERM REVIEW: KONA HONZO ESD

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 is very slack indeed, especially for a hardtail. There are plenty of […]

MEET THE RIDERS AND THEIR RIDES

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 has more than held her own in enduro mountain bike events, she has […]

THE ENDURO WORLD SERIES CALENDAR FOR 2022

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, France, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania. The series […]

MBA LONG TERM REVIEW: KONA REMOTE 160 DL

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 update being the move from 27.5-inch wheels to a pair of 29-inch hoops. With 160mm […]

THE TDS ENDURO EXPERIENCE

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 gather to compete on the Sanchez family’s private land (known as “The […]

BIKE TEST: PIVOT FIREBIRD

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 Pivot’s new vertical shock layout and compact frame has seen a massive improvement across the board. And, […]

RockShox Announces Release of Flight Attendant Suspension System

Here’s what they say about it:   “ELEVATE YOUR RIDE Our relentless pursuit of simplicity is driven by one goal: to unlock your full riding potential. Introducing Flight Attendant, the only automatic suspension system that listens to the rider and responds in real-time. “FURTHER FASTER Your burly enduro bike becomes fit for longer climbs. Your […]

Welcome to Bentonville

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 could it really be in northwest Arkansas? How does the average rider get to […]

Video: Meet 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 finish. The former UK National Champion recently moved to Innerleithen, Scotland, […]