Shimano XTR 2015: Shimano goes 11-speed

Shimano XTR 2015

Shimano relaunches XTR for 2015 with an 11-speed, wide-range cassette and lots more

RockShox launches ‘upside down’ RS-1 fork

New for 2015: the RS-1 suspension fork

Exclusive pictures and first impressions of the new RS-1 fork

RockShox launches DebonAir shock upgrade

RockShox DebonAir rear shock

New upgrade promises softer, plusher ride on Monarch RT3 and Plus RC3 shocks

SRAM’s new Guide brakes


SRAM has a brand new trail brake, promising stacks of power and control through its four piston caliper. Move over Avid XO, there’s a new show stopper in town

Free mtb maintenance DVD with April’s MBR!

Get your free maintenance DVD with new MBR!

Plus loads of great riding ideas, how to adapt your skills to any surface, e-bikes on test and loads more — out now!

Panaracer Neo-Moto tyre: First Look

Panaracer Neo-Moto-7

The new Neo Moto tyre from Panaracer: big, chunky side lugs to give corner grip, and smaller knobs in the centre to help it roll a bit faster

What can we expect from Shimano 2015?

What to expect from Shimano 2015 groupsets

Ahead of this year’s big press launch, we indulge in a little bit of speculation…

How to convert to tubeless (VIDEO)

how to convert a normal rim to tubeless

Here’s how to convert a conventional rim for tubeless use

RockShox bottomless tokens explained (VIDEO)

RockShox Pike bottomless tokens video

Got a RockShox Pike? Heard of “Bottomless Tokens”? Here’s your quick primer

How to: save your brakes


Protect your brake pads this winter by fashioning a clever little cover to keep out the mud. Follow mbr’s step by step guide to saving your brakes.