While I suppose many people can lay claim to that honour, my father may well have been one of the first to create a front-suspension hardtail.

fox 36 service

With the Fox 36’s high price tag comes high performance. It pays to look after it. Here we show you how to do a basic Fox 36 service.

orange crush

The Orange Crush Pro bends the rules. Extraordinarily well-damped frame and generous sizing. It encourages you to stay off the brakes and charge hard.

mbr demo day

We teamed up with some of the industry’s top brands for the very first MBR Demo Day at the Forest of Dean at it was a belter of a day.…

ragley blue pig

The Ragley Blue Pig is hands down the best hardtail we’ve tested, and it’s the first bike of 2017 to get mbr’s perfect 10 seal of approval.

shimano me7

If you’re looking for a shoe suited to enduro or fast trail riding, the Shimano ME7 SPD shoe is currently one of the best.

A relatively short Berwyns route contains some superb riding with three good technical descents on rocky terrain that allows it to be ridden in all weather.

The Dentures route circuit has plenty of high-speed action, though the drop from Glatting to Haughton is perhaps our favourite. Okay, definitely!

This Grim’s Ditch route is probably no secret to the riders living in this part of the world, but it almost certainly will be to those from further afield.

This Tarr Steps route contains a medieval stone North Shore section, with the story going that the Devil himself has sunbathing rights on the slabs.

This Cadair Idris route is a great mountain-top outing which for the majority of the ascent/descent isn’t too technical but does require some proper effort.

This one’s ‘out there’ even by Scottish standards, with this North Harris route making up some of the most westerly ground in Britain.

Andy McKenna of Go-Where reaches parts of Scotland other guides can’t reach. We asked him for his favourite ride and he came up with this Applecross route.

Antur Stiniog blurs the lines between downhill and trail riding. Wales’s newest bike park boasts the promise of 25 uplifts a day on six different trails.

seasucker talon

The extremely effective sucker pads stuck like glue. Without the constraints of nuts, bolts, or straps the SeaSucker Talon rack is a lot more versatile.