Review: Osprey Seral Hydration Pack

On Test: Osprey Seral MTB Lumbar Hydration Pack With 1.5L ReservoirReviewer: Steve LeederPhotos: Steve Leeder & Mandy Lamont This whole water / gear / random stuff carrying thing shouldn’t be so hard.  There are so many options and ideas as to what works best.  To be honest, if I didn’t […]

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Asia-Pacific Series unveils 2019 calendar!

The Enduro World Series (EWS) is excited to announce the 2019 Asia-Pacific Enduro Series – including the Series’ first foray into Southeast Asia.  The Series, now in it’s second year, will kick off with the Aorere Enduro with Specialized in Nelson, New Zealand on the weekend of October 26-28. Originally scheduled for […]

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Crankworx Rotorua 2019: AirDH

Vaea Verbeeck (CAN) has started her season in commanding fashion. Day two of Crankworx Rotorua brought her second victory in as many days, this time in the Rotorua Air DH presented by Bosch. “I’m over the moon. I definitely couldn’t ask for more than two for two,” said the 28-year-old, who […]

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Review: Michelin AM & Enduro Tyres

Tyre brand Michelin was a common name in MTB back in the 90’s and early 2000’s, somewhat disappearing for a while as other brands came to the forefront, but they’ve been quietly working away on their range of tyres developed with some of the world’s best riders. The latest iteration […]

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Crankworx Rotorua 2019: Dual Slalom

 A deafening cheer ushered the first winner of Crankworx Rotorua 2019 across the dusty finish line tonight. Local rider Keegan Wright (NZL) blasted his way past legends and seasoned slalom masters, taking the win against Bas van Steenbergen (CAN) in the 100% Dual Slalom Rotorua. “It’s awesome to back it up […]

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Record rider numbers at Shimano Bike Buller Festival

Words & Photos: Rapid Ascent It was a brilliant weekend of festivities for the annual Shimano Bike Buller festival. The 11th year of the mountain bike mecca drew in record numbers with well over 600 riders taking part and 2,00 spectators. The new two-day format of Downhill, Gravity and Cross Country […]

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