en·​duro | \ in-ˈdu̇r-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce enduro (audio) , -ˈdyu̇r- \
plural enduros

Definition of enduro

: a long race (as for automobiles or motorcycles) stressing endurance rather than speed

Examples of enduro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then came sponsors, monthly rides, a 12-member enduro racing team, an adaptive program and annual trips to mountain biking destinations such as Angel Fire, N.M. and Bentonville, Ark. Brandon Lingle, San Antonio Express-News, 21 July 2022 Aimed squarely at trail and enduro riders, the Gambit has ventilation in spades and a fit dial similar to those on standard trail helmets. Ryan Labar, Outside Online, 27 May 2022 The Gambler is an enduro race on the downhill trails at Hillside, sponsored by Speedway Cycles. Naomi Stock, Anchorage Daily News, 23 June 2022 Thankfully, not all top-end enduro bikes are going that way. Outside Online, 27 May 2022 For mountain bikes, our categories were cross-country, short travel/trail, long travel/enduro, women’s mountain bikes, and e-mountain bikes. Josh Patterson, Outside Online, 18 May 2020 The bike generally fought above its weight class but would occasionally pull a punch or two when it was thrown into fights more appropriate for enduro bikes. Zach White, Outside Online, 23 Apr. 2021 Cross-country and enduro racers will certainly benefit from Live Valve, which imposed a weight penalty of about five ounces on my setup but makes up for it with improved efficiency and speed. Kelly Bastone, Outside Online, 31 Dec. 2019 So were cruisers and choppers, enduro bikes, and trikes. Denise Coffey, courant.com, 19 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of enduro

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enduro

endurance + -o (Italian or Spanish masculine noun ending)

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29 Jul 2022

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“Enduro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enduro. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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