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    What does "Enduro" mean?

    On the Turner website, the Spot is classified as "Enduro". What riding style does Enduro indicate?

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    Thats easy! Enduro=All mountain

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    Enduro is on the xc side of am, it's built ''all day," tough. The RFX is am on the fr side and so on, but that's just imo.
    I like bikes.

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    Enduro = Old guy bike.

    -or-

    Too fat for XC, too pu$$y to FR


    I always thought it meant all day ride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xtr444
    On the Turner website, the Spot is classified as "Enduro". What riding style does Enduro indicate?
    Enduro: long race stressing endurance rather than speed

    aka, epic mtb ride
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    Enduro, too endure, go long.
    ...think we'll ever get outta' this world alive ?...

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    Quote Originally Posted by R.T.R.
    Enduro, too endure, go long.
    We have a winnner
    Just riding a muddy trail. . ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by xtr444
    On the Turner website, the Spot is classified as "Enduro". What riding style does Enduro indicate?
    The Spot is probably the nicest, epic backcountry, all day "ride" I've ever been on!............but then again I am biased
    ...think we'll ever get outta' this world alive ?...

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    I don't know. But I will say this; Don't mess with Texas.
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    Enduro moto racing; enduro motorcycles. Long-distance, off-road, but still satisfactory (and legal) on-road. When I was a kid, all of us with our dirt bikes goofed around with racing motorcross (a couple of them were actually good) but talked all the time about enduro racing, although we probably didn't really know what it was. I still have a copy of "on any sunday."

    I don't really know what people mean when they apply enduro to mtb. I would guess it is a marketing way of saying XC without saying XC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wasea04
    Enduro is on the xc side of am, it's built ''all day," tough.
    And here I was thinking that it was on the AM side of XC. Dang!
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    It means you must maintain your speed average thru all the checkpoints, or incur a penalty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cowdog
    I would guess it is a marketing way of saying XC without saying XC.
    +1

    It's funny, though: the little scrolly thing at the bottom of Turner's site pegs the Spot as "Enduro" and the Flux as "XC Race." But . . . 1) the Flux details page still calls it the "Ultimate endurance racer," and 2) if you go back just a couple years, the Spot mantra was "ultimate trail bike" and the Flux was "epic trail / marathon XC."

    When did Spotty get wussier???

    Confused.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MW
    +1

    It's funny, though: the little scrolly thing at the bottom of Turner's site pegs the Spot as "Enduro" and the Flux as "XC Race." But . . . 1) the Flux details page still calls it the "Ultimate endurance racer," and 2) if you go back just a couple years, the Spot mantra was "ultimate trail bike" and the Flux was "epic trail / marathon XC."

    When did Spotty get wussier???

    Confused.

    --MW
    This is also my reason for starting this thread. It seems that the meaning of "All Mountain" is changing. The Flux used to be the marathon XC and the Spot is the trail AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xtr444
    It seems that the meaning of "All Mountain" is changing. The Flux used to be the marathon XC and the Spot is the trail AM.
    welcome to the ever evolving nature of mountain biking! this could be revisited almost every year or 3.
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    Damm do you people check these standards before every ride?
    I'm just wondering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    Damm do you people check these standards before every ride?
    I'm just wondering.
    Duh. yeah. I wouldn't want to use my 5spot for an non-standard usage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    Enduro = Old guy bike.

    -or-

    Too fat for XC, too pu$$y to FR


    Once again I am reaffirmed that my “Enduro” 5-Spot is the perfect bike for me because I certainly meet your qualifications.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    Damm do you people check these standards before every ride?
    I'm just wondering.
    Well Duh yea. You wouldn't want to be accused of bringing to much bike to a knife fight and get Aquawhogivesashit all riled up, would ya?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    Well Duh yea. You wouldn't want to be accused of bringing to much bike to a knife fight and get Aquawhogivesashit all riled up, would ya?
    Aqua's been outed. Apparently he's been riding "the crutch to end all crutches" all this time. No wonder his inner angst often boiled over.
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    "Enduro" is an ancronym - Exremely Narly Downhill Uphill Riding Only

    My Sultan is the ultimate XC/AM/FR/Enduro trail bike.
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