Round 5 of the Enduro World Series visited a familiar place, La Thuile, Italy, which was home to EWS races in both 2014 and 2016. But something new greeted Alchemy Factory racers Cody Kelley and Anneke Beerten: super-technical fresh-cut tracks which were made specifically for race day. These new tracks also created a fair bit of controversy.
After a six-week break, the Enduro World Series resumed last weekend with another round in Europe – this time in the Alps. The race crisscrossed the border between Slovenia and Austria for two long days of technical tracks and very physical climbs. It was a hard-fought event for Alchemy Factory Racing riders Cody Kelley and Anneke Beerten.
When you’re hitting the trails, you can never be too prepared. The terrain will inevitably hold bumps and holes and jumps that will catch even the most experienced riders by surprise. We’ve outlined the necessary tools and equipment to bounce back from any mechanicals that your bike may incur in this blog.
Round Three of Enduro World Series in France saw highs and lows, with Anneke Beerten out of the race after a nasty crash (no injuries, we’re happy to report!), and Cody Kelly finishing with a solid, clear run.
There’s no “set in stone” method for fitting a bike to the rider, but generally speaking, knowing a few benchmark measurements will help to ensure you’re comfortable and ready to roll on your new bike. Here are five Alchemy tips to consider for the perfect bike fit.