Danny Milner

Danny Milner

Deputy Editor at MBR magazine. Danny has been with MBR since 2002, and still loves nothing better than getting out there and exploring the UK’s wonderful network of trails.

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How to personalise your RockShox Monarch rear shock suspension: tailor the air-spring volume to your weight and riding style in four simple steps.

Flat-out pedalling doesn’t always equal faster riding. Here’s how to go faster and expend less energy at the same time.

quarq shockwiz review

If you're confused by knobs and dials, or you’ve just bought a bike and want a short cut to ideal set-up, the Quarq Shockwiz makes a brilliant assistant.

giro switchblade review

At £250 the Giro Switchblade is more expensive than the Bell Super 3R but it feels more substantial, and still good value considering it's 2-for-1.

A revised Scott Genius follows on from last year's new Spark. The new Genius accepts pretty much any wheel and tyre size you can chuck at it.

santa cruz nomad

The 4th generation Santa Cruz Nomad may not sport 29 inch wheels but pretty much everything else has changed on this boutique bruiser.

trek fuel ex plus

Trek’s venerable Fuel gets a high-octane boost in the form of Plus-size wheels with the Trek Fuel EX Plus 9.8 27.5. Beautiful to behold and a joy to ride.

scott spark plus

The Scott Spark 710 Plus has been ridden to two Olympic gold medals; well now it can add our Trail Bike of the Year award to its glittering palmarès.

cannondale moterra

At nearly 24kg, the Cannondale Moterra is certainly a brute — even for an e-bike — but clever engineering means it stops short of being a blunt instrument.

7mesh revelation

Whether rolling down your cheeks, falling from the sky, or spraying up from your wheels, the 7Mesh Revelation will resist the worst soaking.

upper downs neo

The Upper Downs Neo has managed to produce one of the best waterproof mountain bike jackets I have ever come across.

pendle fork mount

This British-made Pendle Fork Mount Roof Rack fastens the dropouts securely using the fork’s thru-axle, coupled with a simple toe strap at the rear wheel.

Need to know 29er trail bike with adjustable travel 115mm or 130mm travel with carbon upper link SL frame saves 300g with titanium hardware and high-modulus carbon-fibre Lower link incorporates…

The concept of the Aqua2go portable washer is brilliant — rinse your bike at the end of the ride before the mud dries, and that weekly winter wash becomes a…