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Dust and damage in Derby: Day 2 of practice

Dust and damage in Derby: Day 2 of practice

Day 2 of practice at the Shimano Enduro Tasmania was pretty hectic - with some insane rock gardens in some of the stages, some sections are claiming plenty of casualties. 8 Apr 2017
Bike Check: Jared Graves' EWS Specialized Stumpjumper

Bike Check: Jared Graves' EWS Specialized Stumpjumper

Race day for the 2nd round of the Enduro World Series is tomorrow - and our photogapher Tim Bardsley-Smith caught up with Jared Graves and took a look over his Stumpjumper in full race spec. 8 Apr 2017
Practice makes perfect - dialling lines in Derby

Practice makes perfect - dialling lines in Derby

Practice has begun in Derby, for the Shimano Enduro Tasmania, which is Round 2 of the Enduro World Series. Our man on the ground, Tim Bardsley-Smith, caught some of the world's best out ripping the trails. 7 Apr 2017
EWS Derby - the Juliana ride

EWS Derby - the Juliana ride

The festivities have begun at Derby for the Shimano Tasmania Enduro - but before the racing, rides like the Juliana ride are taking place, connecting local and international women who shred. 7 Apr 2017
BIKE BUILD: Intense Recluse SL

BIKE BUILD: Intense Recluse SL

Have you ever done a custom build on a bike? Here's a look at a build our ad guy just did, an Intense Recluse SL frame built up for exactly how and where he likes to ride. 5 Apr 2017
Crankworx: the local touch

Crankworx: the local touch

Crankworx is now a world tour, with stops in Whistler, Les Gets and Innsbruck. The slopestyle, downhill and whip-off champs are at each event, but what make Crankworx Rotorua distinctly NZ? We catch up with a few local companies to find out. 5 Apr 2017
TESTED: KTM Lycan 272

TESTED: KTM Lycan 272

Have KTM created a well-built bike that is a ‘true mountain bike’? Is it the one bike to do it all ? 16 Feb 2017
Crankworx AirDH

Crankworx AirDH

What was supposed to open Crankworx ended it instead; the AirDH saw both punters and pros take to the slopes of Mr Black—Skyline's dedicated flow-trail—for a fast and furious run. 24 Mar 2017
Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle in memory of McGazza

Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle in memory of McGazza

The Crankworx Slopestyle in Memory of McGazza is a crowd favourite, and this years event did not disappoint with Rogatkin usurping slopestyle's previous king, Semenuk. 1 Apr 2017
Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented by iXS: Aussie Domination

Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented by iXS: Aussie Domination

There's never a dull moment at the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented by iXS, with crashes marring the runs of crowd favourites, and Australian riders punching some strong results in this early season event. 24 Mar 2017
Crankworx Rotorua: SPANK Whip-Off and Mons Royale Dual Speed and Style

Crankworx Rotorua: SPANK Whip-Off and Mons Royale Dual Speed and Style

A reschedule of events saw Friday night at Crankworx jam-packed with two crowd favourites: the Whip Off Championships presented by SPANK, and the Mons Royale Dual Speed and Style. The evening didn't disappoint... 24 Mar 2017
Masters and Ravanel slide to EWS Round 1 victories

Masters and Ravanel slide to EWS Round 1 victories

When rain rolls in, hero dirt turns to mud. The first round of the Enduro World Series tested the world's best, and Tim Bardsley-Smith was there to capture the action for AMB. 27 Mar 2017
Hidden Vale's not so hidden trails

Hidden Vale's not so hidden trails

Hidden Vale Adventure Park has been a rider's favourite for years, but with new additions of trail, the mountain bike park west of Brisbane is likely to draw riders from around the country. 13 Mar 2017
Bike Check: Ben Forbes' Trek Slash

Bike Check: Ben Forbes' Trek Slash

Ben Forbes is a privateer riding the global enduro scene - from the Shimano Enduro Series in Queensland through to the Enduro World Series. We took a look over his Trek Slash 9.9 when out at Hidden Vale. 12 Mar 2017
Crossing the Alps on a mountain bike

Crossing the Alps on a mountain bike

One of the best ways to experience a mountain range is to ride a bike across it. The Transalp mountain bike race is an absolute classic, and it might not actually match up to any preconceived ideas you have of it. 10 Mar 2017
TESTED: Lapierre Zesty AM527

TESTED: Lapierre Zesty AM527

The Zesty AM 527 is the mid-spec full carbon framed model of the Zesty AM range. Sitting with 150mm travel front and rear the Zesty AM 527 is an ideal “One Bike to Rule them All” for Australian trail riding conditions. 10 Mar 2017
Pushing the threshold. The final day of the XCO National Champs

Pushing the threshold. The final day of the XCO National Champs

Slippery slides and dangerous moves. All the action from the final day of the XCO National Championships. 20 Mar 2017
Among Mates. Observed Trials National Championships

Among Mates. Observed Trials National Championships

Extremely lucky is an understatement. All the risk and reward from the Observed Trials Australian National Championships in Canungra 18 Mar 2017
Attack. Attack. Attack. The National XCO Championships Day 3

Attack. Attack. Attack. The National XCO Championships Day 3

All the highlights from day three of the Australian National Championships in Canungra, QLD 18 Mar 2017
The Hurt begins! National Champs Day 2

The Hurt begins! National Champs Day 2

Visual highlights from day two of the Australian National Championships in Canungra, QLD. 17 Mar 2017
Escape to Noosa - your winter retreat

Escape to Noosa - your winter retreat

Depending where you are in Australia, you might be starting to feel on onset of winter. If the thoughts of short days and cold nights has you ready to put your bike away in a couple of months, why not escape to the sub-tropics? 9 Mar 2017