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    February 23, 2015

    Masters and T-Mo tear Rotorua apart

    Words and photos by Nick Lambert. A capacity field of 400 enjoyed dry and dusty conditions in Rotorua during today’s Giant 2W Gravity Enduro, beating the onset of the forecast rain which arrived at th...

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    February 19, 2015

    Brett Rheeder’s Ground Waves featu...

    It would be a lie to say that we aren’t constantly inspired by all forms of biking, whether it’s BMX, slopestyle, freeride, or even road. Last year, Brett Rheeder’s first Dream Capture episode, Airs a...

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    February 12, 2015

    Behind the cover: Issue #146

    AMB issue 146 is the Alpine Issue, showcasing some of the best the Snowy and Alpine regions of Australia have to offer. So it was only fitting that whilst we were down in Thredbo for the Cannonball Fe...

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    February 11, 2015

    The ghost of a World Cup past – Na...

    The ghost of World Cups past shone through on the weekend, in the resurrection of the famous trail, of the same name. A trail that separates the men from the boys and the women from the girls. Ultimat...

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    February 9, 2015

    The AMB100: A singletrack marathon

    The AMB100 was run for the 2nd time at Mt Stromlo. Lots of singletrack, lots of rock, lots of sun - and lots of the best riders in the country turned out for a great event.


REVIEWED: PRO Tharsis XC Seatpost and Handlebars

Zesty PR Tharsis (c) Tim Bardsley-Smith

Getting the right handlebar, stem and seatpost for your bike can be a challenge. Fit should be the most important aspect, giving consideration to the setback of a seatpost, the length and rise of a stem, and the width, rise and sweep of a handlebar. There’s a lot to consider…



L A G U N A is the name of a secret set on the shores of Vancouver island. Set to a soulful soundtrack, rider Daniel Fleury ebbs and flows over beautiful dirt jump doubles for the lense of Rupert Walker. A well crafted trail and a well crafted edit….

McConnell and Henderson snare Elite Oceania XCO Titles

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Australia’s two best cross-country mountain bike riders, Rebecca Henderson and Dan McConnell, rode dominantly to Oceania titles in Toowoomba, Queensland at the 2015 Oceania Mountain Bike Championshipson Thursday 26th February. All photos provided by MTBA President Russ Baker McConnell was the hot favourite for the Elite Men’s title, being the…


Lycan LT 273

We’ve had a few bikes roll into the AMB office recently, ready to be tested for Issue 148 (out in April). With a dayglo paint job, it was hard to ignore the Austrian KTM Lycan LT 273. More than just a longer travel Lycan like we tested last year, the Lycan…

Olympians and World Champs line up at Toowoomba


The best mountain bike riders from the Oceania region will do battle across four days of exciting racing in Toowoomba this week, presented by Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA). Two events will take place, the Oceania Championships from Thursday to Friday and then the final round of the Subaru National Mountain…

ENVE launch Mountain Stem

Enve Mountain Stem

Masters of carbon, ENVE are launching a full carbon mountain stem to the market, to fill the void between their road stem and DH direct mount units.

Just another day at Specialized HQ


Some tongue in cheek humour as Martin Soderstrom attempts to fit into his new surroundings at Specialized HQ with some interesting results.

Reviewed: Shimano Rokko 12 (R12) backpack


The Rokko 12 is Shimano’s premier hydration daypack. A remarkably simple bag, packed with just enough useful pockets to make it perfect for long days on the trail or the daily commute. Extremely light with a slew of features, this twelve litre backpack is a pack you just have to…

Jongewaard going for sixth Giant Odyssey title


Chris Jongewaard has won the Odyssey 5 times, and along with his national titles and Commonwealth games representation, he’s got a full pool room. Will he add another Giant Odyssey title?

True Life Ep 1: The secret to pleasure

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From one of the Enduro World Series most stylish riders, Bryan Regnier, comes a new web series that by the looks of this first episode is going to take rad to a whole new level.