Mountain Bike Rider caters for off-road trail riding enthusiasts. Every issue contains all the latest news with extensive bike and equipment tests, plus free pull-out route guides and inspirational features.

We’ve all heard the tales about pressure washing: that it flushes bearing grease, strips paint and causes tsunamis. But is it really true?

This week's Dirty Deals is a dropper post specific one. Here are the best deals on t'internet if you're on the lookout for a dropper seatpost.

Torridon is MTB heaven

Why mountain bike? It's a simple question. We all ride, but our motives for doing so often differ. So here's our non-definitive list of why.

The best mountain bike winter boots keep your feet dry, insulated, delaying the ingress of cold and wet so you can ride for longer. Here's the best ones.

Pretty boy, café-rider looks. The Giro Alpineduro boot offers good warmth and protection, it’s just a shame the laces are so exposed to the elements.

The Specialized Defroster Trail was very comfortable and warm, with the Boa performing well for easy tightening, loosening and adjustment on the move.

We found it hard to fault the Shimano MW5 boot — warm, perfect stiffness and cheap. A worthy winner. Supremely comfortable, on and off the bike.

If you suffer from cold feet, the Northwave Celcius Arctic 2 is the boot to buy. Easily the warmest boot on test with luxurious fleece lining.

The Lake MX180 is a solid shoe, with plenty of protection and a reasonable price tag. The Ice Lock tread sticks to most surfaces, no matter how greasy.

Great coverage, excellent Boa system, Gore-Tex waterproofing, easy clean exterior, the Mavic Crossmax SL Pro Thermo boots ticked pretty much all our boxes.

A permit-driven quota scheme has been suggested by an executive from the Farmers Union of Wales to help combat the environmental impact from Snowdon's visitors.

How to find the best place to mountain bike near London. Look a bit closer through the urban sprawl and you’ll find some little gems hidden away.