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RICHIE RUDE’S ENDURO BIKE

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.

ORBEA ENDURO TEAM—NEW ERA

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 start the 2022 Enduro World Series by taking a step forward. With […]

CARBON OR ALUMINUM—WHICH IS BETTER?

Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a bit of uncertainty, though. It has long been rumored that carbon parts can suddenly and unexpectedly fail if […]

U.S. NATIONAL DOWNHILL SERIES WILL START IN TENNESSEE NEXT WEDNESDAY

World-renowned cyclists will gather for an intense start to the 2022 Downhill series with the Tennessee National on Wednesday, March 9th. The week’s festival will include the downhill, enduro, freestyle and kid’s competitions. Unlike the other events, Friday’s highly anticipated freestyle jam features maximum air tricks and competitions. Spectators are invited to join in on the action for free in the finish and expo area or can pay for mountain access passes starting at $10 per day during the week, $15 on Saturday or $30 for the full week.

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.

FLORIAN NICOLAÏ WILL BE RIDING DVO SUSPENSION IN 2022

“Florian Nicolaï will be riding DVO Suspension as the newest rider on the BH Enduro Racing Team. Under the guidance of 2021 Masters Champion Karim Amour and alongside the 2021 Women’s Champion Mélanie Pugin, Flo aims to pick up where he left off after two years away from his familiar position on the EWS podium.”

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 […]

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 […]

BOOTLEG CANYON GETS READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF RACING

  Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, has announced its schedule for 2022. Be sure to go to the Bootleg Canyon website (https://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/) to register for the events and to check for any changes to the race schedule before making your final travel plans for the races. Notice that they will have both enduro and enduro e-bike races […]

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 […]

Nicolas Vouilloz Wins EWS E-Bike Enduro Race

The opening round of the 2021 EWS-E season saw a diverse mix of racers take to a huge course that encompassed three loops, nine stages, and 60km of racing in a single day. On the start line were bonafide legends of the sport alongside a smattering of Enduro World Series regulars and the new breed of e-bike specialists.

ENDURO BIKE ROUNDUP

While trail bikes reign supreme on many types of terrain, enduro bikes hold their own by offering similar versatility in a heavy-hitting package. With major improvements to enduro bikes being made every day, these downhill shredders retain a strong ability to climb back up the trails for round two. The ideal enduro bike is one […]

Check Out the New Intense Tracer 279

Tracer recently announced the release of their new Tracer 279 enduro bike. Be sure to keep an eye out for the test in an upcoming issue. In the meantime, here’s what Intense says about the bike: “The Tracer 279 has been in development for well over three years, with an early alloy prototype Tracer 279 […]