Simon Collis

Simon Collis

Editor of MBR

For every condition, type of terrain and trail, there’s a perfect tyre. Finding it isn’t easy though, so we’re here to help you decide.

Need to know: Full-carbon 160mm travel trail bike from Germany 2lb complete build Direct-to-customer sales model delivers a killer specification for the price. Entry-level version with the same carbon frame…

1. Seat Angle This is the angle of the seat tube relative to the ground. Modern bikes favour steeper angles that put the saddle directly over the bottom bracket, making…

North Third might seem to suffer in the shadow of the Trossachs and Arrochar Alps, but it’s a sublime offering even so.

Ready to be inspired? Just seen this cool video from the Mad River Valley (nice name) in Vermont, US. It’s simple enough — Richard Groezinger, Scot Murray, and Alan Rogers hit…

With excellent frame construction this bike could have walked away with the test with a few simple changes