DIY options Check the stiction, £free Stand on the pedals in the ‘attack’ position. Get a friend to push the fork into its travel, then release and let it settle…
With a little mechanical know-how, noisy misshifts will be a thing of the past
Trials riding isn’t just about tricks, according to Chris Akrigg
Get set to shred by tweaking your controls and your contact points
Follow this step-by-step video to give your C1 brakes a once-over
Send your bike on the latest trendy diet and see how much lighter, sleeker and faster it’ll ride
Mates running late? Spare hour on a Sunday? You don’t need to hit the Alps to improve your riding.
Jon Cancellier, the man behind RockShox’s cutting-edge BlackBox race programme, reveals the secrets to an optimum set-up.
Keep your cranks spinning freely with our step-by-step video to replacing your BB30 press fit bottom bracket
We spoil our bikes. We clean them, polish them, maintain them and lavish them with all kinds of shiny treats. Isn’t it about time we showed our trails some l-u-r-v-e…