Build Your Dream Enduro Team Today with the 2021 Fantasy Enduro League

Jun 7, 2021
by Pinkbike Staff  

We are excited to announce the launch of Fantasy Enduro. Pick your dream Enduro World Series team and you could be in the running to walk home with the Grand Prize

Get ready to show your skills for picking winners, at all 9 rounds of the 2021 Enduro World Series. With a fictional budget of $1.5 million you will choose your ultimate team of 6 riders (4 men, 2 women) and go to battle in the Fantasy Enduro League. Each round you can make changes to your team and you can be apart of 2 mini-leagues and compete against your friends. Each race round will have feature prizing for the overall Top Team of the round and then at the end of all 9 races we crown the overall Fantasy Enduro Champion and present the Grand prize of a complete bike!

Sound good? Build your team today! See the list of participating riders for this round here.


Grand Prize
Season Overall

For the grand prize awarded at the end of the season, Maxxis teamed up with Ibis to kick start your enduro career! Ibis is providing their Ripmo AF with a NGX build and Maxxis will make sure your first couple seasons of racing go smoothly with 24 tires of your choice in addition to a boat load of team Maxxis swag!

Round Prize
Round 1: Canazei, Italy

For this first round, one lucky winner will receive a set of Maxxis Assegai tires and a set of Minion DHR tires, along with some swag to keep you looking fresh on your way to the trails. Designed by the GOAT, Greg Minnaar, the Assegai has quickly gained a reputation as the grippiest tire in Maxxis’ line. It’s the go-to front tire for the gnarliest conditions. With broad, stout knobs the Minion DHR is renowned for its braking traction on the steepest trails.

IMPORTANT: To maximize your chances to win the Grand Prize, we recommend you have your team created by June 23, 2021. You will want to maximize your points score and have your team present for all races. Teams created at a time after races have previously occurred earlier will not be eligible to backlog points that riders would have accrued from previous races.

2021 Race Schedule:

06-23-2021 - EWS #1 - Val di Fassa Trentino, Italy
06-25-2021 - EWS #2 - Val di Fassa Trentino, Italy
07-08-2021 - EWS #3 - La Thuile, Italy
07-10-2021 - EWS #4 - La Thuile, Italy
09-02-2021 - EWS #5 - Loudenvielle, France
09-04-2021 - EWS #6 - Loudenvielle, France
09-11-2021 - EWS #7 - Crans-Montana, Switzerland
09-25-2021 - EWS #8 - Pietra Ligure, Italy
10-02-2021 - EWS #9 - Tweed Valley, UK

Good luck!


  • 108 1
 15 days until the first EWS, but first UCI DH qualifying in 4 days and still no Fantasy DH up and running?
  • 8 0
 ^ this
  • 7 0
 ^^Double this. What's going on? DH Fantasy League is the OG
  • 6 0
 ^^^ Trips this!
  • 6 0
  • 6 1
 No bikes to win. Nothing is available Razz
  • 2 0
 So what. Entering to win the prizes is missing the point.
  • 22 0
 God damn Squamish enduro racers collectively had too good of a season last year, making it prohibitively expensive to have them all on the same team. Thanks for that, Jesse, ALN, Miranda, and Remi.
  • 1 0
 Choose wisely, they're all going to crush it this year!
  • 2 3
 Another year where Canadians are free to travel the world but Yankee’s are in lockdown?
  • 22 1
 That's cool but... DH?
  • 3 11
flag DoubleCrownAddict (Jun 7, 2021 at 22:02) (Below Threshold)
 And where is the e ews e bike fantasy league ⁉️
  • 19 1
 i just kinda picked the guys whos names i recognized then panicked when I had no money left. Is that dumb?
  • 3 0
 yeah probably dumb, i did the same thing :/
i hope for the best, good luck!
  • 2 0
 Same here mates. Got me into the top-100 in '19 thou. So anything can happen....
  • 16 0
 Hi Pinkbike, I think you've accidentally published the wrong fantasy contest.
  • 1 0
 I think Val Di Fassa is close to.
  • 1 1
 Yeah I think they meant to publish EWS Burke. Close enough.
  • 1 0
 @PTyliszczak: I'm talking about something like 10km. Still in Val Di Fassa area
  • 15 0
 These numbers aren't right. We all know half the pack are making 10K a year . . .
  • 14 0
 Done. 6 EWS seasons successfully ruined.
  • 6 0
 Is it just me or does enduro seem to be significantly harder to make a team due to how much $ you have vs the applied values for riders? I feel like higher prices go way deeper than anything in DH or XC. You've got like 40 male racers north of $200k while in XC its around 18-20. And 19 are north of $300k vs about 9 in XC and you get $1.5MM for both....
  • 9 0
 Will this Ibis do the job?
  • 4 4
 Is the Ripmo AF an Enduro bike? I have one and think of it more as an efficient trail bike with heavy ass-saving capabilities.

Also, I bet Maxxis's buddies at SRAM aren't happy that they show several pics of the SLX build AF(with Fox factory upgrades??) instead of the N/GX version they're actually giving away.
  • 3 0
 @VtVolk: What is an enduro bike? I would consider anything that can compete effectively at the EWS to be an enduro bike. You'll find Robin, Bex, Cole and Zakarias all on Ripmo V2's, the carbon twin of the AF.
  • 1 0
 @VtVolk: I dont think Sram is supporting the giveaway. Im pretty sure the NGX Ibis Ripmo AF is one of the off the shelf builds.
  • 1 0
 @VtVolk: I believe it has SRAM brakes, and who in their right mind has Guide brakes on their enduro bike?
  • 4 0
 Probably best to check the racers are actually going to be competing before making your teams. I know most of the Australian racers aren't leaving the country.
  • 1 0
 I saw more than a few teams with Rhys as well. I don't think his collar bone will be racing the first few rounds.
  • 2 0
 Agreed, and I think some of the riders I saw on the list aren't even racing EWS anymore.
  • 1 0
 @pumpjumpnflow: plus some obvious omissions from the list too...curious.
  • 1 0
 actually a few are check ews list
  • 6 0
 Lachlan Blair? Sure I can't see Jared graves either.
  • 1 0
 All the road fantasies ( even crap ones) list riders who are actually in the races ( until they crash/retire)

this looks like a cookie cut list from 2019 with higher value placed on recent winners?

Pinkbike why do we need to sift through the racers to determine if your list is correct or not?
  • 2 0
 join my league guys! Trying to get a public one running
  • 5 0
  • 1 0
 Thats what I'm wondering.
  • 1 0
 @lefthandohvhater: shows he is registered for the race so maybe pinkbike just missed him
  • 4 0
 Antoine Vidal? Hattie Harnden?
  • 4 3
 My Ultimate Durko Dream Team :

Jirka Immortal Houba
Rosta Fast Goggles Losta
Rada ZasTenKeks
Zdenal ServisBrzdDelaMama Wert
Filip DablFrontflip aka TaskaPlnaHuleni

Palas Odvrtavac-Ketak Orc
  • 2 0
 En entry level bike this go round, eh?

Ill just take 100 sets of tires, thanks. Ill sell em for $50 each and buy my own bike.
  • 2 0
 How did you determine the value for Evan Wall? I hope he does well, but 150k for a brand new face with no real history seems steep.
  • 3 0
 Where is Guillaume Larbeyou ? We need him to finish our dream team
  • 2 0
 I've added him in now!
  • 5 0
 @sarahmoore: can you. add my boy kasper please?
  • 1 0
Matteo RAIMONDI please and thanks!
  • 1 0
 @sarahmoore: hey any chance at getting Dean Lucas, George Brannigan, Joe Breeden, Jack Reading, Denim Destroyer, Loris Revelli, Sam Dale, and absolutely Tracey Hannah.

I know itd be a lot to add everyone but all these big names are registered for round 1.

Thanks for adding Kasper, Rudeau, Guillame, and Harriet
  • 1 0
 Prizes for all the fantasy contests this year should be what mountain bikers need in 2021: Brake pads, tires, and maybe a fe chains.
  • 2 0
 All about Sweden this year mina damer och herrar!
  • 2 0
 Probably the only way you can get yourself some Maxxis tires these days ..
  • 1 0
 anyone got any hot tips ?
  • 13 0
 Pick the winners.
  • 4 0
 I've heard Sam Hill is pretty good....
  • 1 0
 Never count out Greg Minnaar
  • 1 0
 Anyone know why the Fantasy XC just vanished? @sarahmoore @brianpark
  • 2 0
 @sarahmoore: It’s not available on the Fantasy page... just EWS and DH
  • 1 0
 @mtbikeaddict: I've asked our Dev team to look into that. You can still access it from the drop down menu under fantasy or
  • 1 0
 @sarahmoore: It is (was) there on desktop view, but not mobile.
  • 1 0
 Does anyone know if Eddie masters is racing??
  • 1 0
 Yes he is
  • 1 0
 Does anyone know if Connor Fearon is racing??
  • 1 0
 No he isn’t
  • 2 0
 Magnus Manson?
  • 1 0
 @sarahmoore What are the prices based off of?
  • 1 0
 @sarahmoore can we have Brady Stone in there please!
  • 1 0
 It's Premek Tejchman...
  • 2 0
 Edited - thank you!
  • 1 0
 @sarahmoore: Thank you too Sarah
  • 1 0
 Guillaume larbeyou ?? Smile
  • 1 0
 He's in there now.
  • 1 0
 Alex Rudeau?
  • 3 0
 I've added him to the list now.
  • 1 0
  • 1 0
 Where is Jared Graves?
  • 2 3
 im good thanks
  • 1 6
flag theronsta (Jun 7, 2021 at 18:03) (Below Threshold)
 Agreed. Pretty shit bike compared to years past

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