Your favourite summer trails will soon dissolve into soggy stretches of singletrack so follow our guide to maximise fun in the murk of winter.

crc mountain bike deals

CRC are synonymous with discounted deals for mountain bikers. As well as hacked prices they also have an incredible range of stuff to choose from.

calibre line 10

The new Calibre Line 10 hardtail sports aggressive geometry and spot on sizing. All mod-cons catered for here, including a dropper.

best mountain bike

We’ve tested more than 60 bikes over the last 12 months. Find out which bike impressed us most to take the Best Mountain Bike of the Year 2017.

Whether you want better ergonomics or you've just smashed your old one in a crash, here's how to fit a better cable-activated dropper post remote.

southampton bike park

No hill, no countryside, no gradient... no problem for the Southampton Bike Park. Checked out this lesser known urban gem and local riding hot spot.

airdrop edit

One man, one bike, and one romantic dream to build a bike brand. Here's the lowdown on the Airdrop Edit V2 with the guy who designed it.

winter hardtail

Learn why many riders swear by a winter hardtail, to cut down on maintenance time, keep you out on the trails and even build up your skills.

If there is just one thing to keep in your pack, make it a zip tie. We go through the weird ways this humble piece of plastic could save your…

mountain bike helmets deals

Helmets are a mandatory piece of kit on the trail. Here's your guide to finding the best including what to look for and links to all our favourites.

Troy Lee Skyline Air shorts

A lot of money for a summer short the Troy Lee Skyline Air shorts look great, well made, those panels definitely make a difference to breathability.

giro terraduro mid

The Giro Terraduro Mid is a good shoe, comfortable on and off the bike, efficient on the pedals and it’s definitely tough, but the lace flap niggles.

how to repair a puncture

Even if you've gone tubeless you should still know how to repair a puncture in an inner tube. You will need to repair a puncture at some point in your…

merida big trail

The Merida Big Trail stays true to the hardcore hardtail philosophy. Super comfortable riding position – helped by a tiny 35mm stem and 760mm handlebar.

Is women's kit still a pink version of the men's? Or is it now a real, bona fide product? Rachel Jevons asks the question to various riders and bike industry…

Not if, but when... here's how to walk away from a tumble. Although crashing is not exactly a skill, learning what to do when it's going awry is important.