The Irish loam has settled, and local boy Greg Callahan has come out on top of the second round of the 2015 Enduro World Series. Tracy Moseley put in a dominant performance to claim 6 out of 7 stages on her way to a 28-second win. Results inside!
Posted by iceman2058 on 5/24/2015 10:57 AM
Kelly McGarry took a violent slam after sending what looks like at least 50 stairs to flat. In true McGazza fashion however, it seems maybe the ground got the worst of it, as Kelly reports "munching his foot a bit" and getting some stitches. We're glad that's it!
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The final day of scouting and practice took place at the Enduro World Series in Ireland. The consensus among racers is that this will be a surprisingly difficult and extremely close race where nothing can be held back, but mistakes will be costly.
Posted by sspomer on 5/23/2015 6:25 PM
The show goes on at the Sky Gate in China...we're still not up to speed on what the event is actually about, beyond extensive brakepad testing and a big huck...but the guys seem to be enjoying themselves, so jump right in. There are even quality settings to play with in the Chinese Youku (Youtube) player to make your global experience complete!
Posted by iceman2058 on 5/23/2015 12:49 PM
Take a thousand turns through the trees with Iago Garay at the EWS in Ireland.
Posted by sspomer on 5/23/2015 3:01 PM
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Posted by bturman on 5/22/2015 12:20 PM
Forget the Spirit of Enduro, the Enduro World Series in Wicklow, Ireland, is the Social Enduro. The trails, the format and the local vibe have made this a race to remember. Racers took to the trails for the first time today to learn lines and figure out where the race can be won or lost on 7 different stages this weekend.
Posted by sspomer on 5/22/2015 10:41 PM
It's never a given to come back from injury, but we weren't really all that worried about Jerome Clementz. Catch up with the enduro pinner as he recovers from his big 2014 crash and goes on to start 2015 in the usual dominant fashion.
Posted by iceman2058 on 5/22/2015 12:00 AM
It's been a transitional year for Cam McCaul. Spending less time competing on the slopestyle circuit and more on commentating, he's been able to explore some new territory. While on location in Rotorua and Queenstown, New Zealand, Cam McCaul breaks away and experiences the legendary local trails.
Posted by csteen on 5/21/2015 8:00 PM
Anthill Films can't wait to show us what they've been working on, and quite frankly, we can't wait to see it. Check here to see if it's playing in a city near you.
Posted by dhgnar on 5/21/2015 5:24 PM
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Posted by dhgnar on 5/21/2015 2:11 PM
The riders are amped, the country is green and the media got to know the lay of the land. Sven Martin and Duncan Philpott report from Ireland with the pot of visual gold.
Posted by sspomer on 5/21/2015 7:01 PM
We have been fans of Royal for a long time, so when they announced significant weight reduction and price drops across their 2015 line up, we were eager to find out more. The new Drift kit in green caught our eye...read our review to find out how it did on the trail.
Posted by iceman2058 on 5/21/2015 12:11 AM
Check out the POV footage from Aggy's Reunion, yet another amazing FEST Series event. They had some struggles with the wind and couldn't ride as much as they wanted to, but still managed to have some insane sessions with everyone.
Posted by csteen on 5/20/2015 7:22 PM
Lizard Skins welcomes the Lapierre Gravity Republic team to the family with a rad edit featuring Loic Bruni, Loris Vergier and Finn Iles.
Posted by dhgnar on 5/20/2015 4:28 PM
With the arrival of ever-more capable trail bikes and the rise of enduro, the need for lightweight, ventilated, yet fully protective safety gear grows exponentially. Meet the iXS Xult - a "cross over full face" that seeks to provide the perfect combo of protection and portability.
Posted by iceman2058 on 5/20/2015 8:46 AM
After a successful downhill career, Tracy Moseley switched her focus to Enduro racing and has been at the top of the game ever since. Sprinkle in a Cape Epic or a World Cup XCO race and you'll see just how much Tracy loves two-wheeled competition. Great insight from a great woman.
Posted by sspomer on 5/19/2015 11:05 PM