When Jim Hornsby started collecting his pension he could've taken up bowls, bingo and gardening. Instead he chose fat tyres, singletrack and steep hills.

We took a spin on a sample of 2018 e-MTBs in the mountains of Italy to see where the market is heading, and discovered some big differences in performance.

We’ve got no clothes on for this week’s edition of Dirty Deals. Never fear, we aren’t naked. We’ve just decided to focus of hardware. Checkitout… Pro Koryak dropper – £199.99…

Specialized Rockhopper Comp 2017

The Specialized Rockhopper is a name dripping in MTB history. There are not many other bikes boasting a heritage spanning over four decades. For many of us, the Rockhopper was…

KTM Scarp Elite

The KTM Scarp Elite is one of the company’s 14-model XC race bike range. Sitting third from the bottom, the Elite stands out for being one of only two bikes…

source hipster

The Source Hipster belt stands out from the bumbag fannypack crowd by having additional shoulder straps and an unusual reservoir design.

fit suspension fork

Ensure a perfectly cut and fitted fork with our step-by-step guide on how to fit a suspension fork to your mountain bike.

norco optic

With the Norco Optic A9.1 the brand has the sizing of the bikr dialled in, the weight distribution sorted and the specification is on point.

forme lathkill

Flattering and instilling rider confidence isn’t a trait all trail bikes manage, so the Forme Lathkill LTD deserves props for delivering the fundamentals.

Servicing your suspension? Fitting offset bushings? Here's how to remove your rear shock without doing any damage.

There’s slim pickings out there if you want to ride the best mountain bike events – most tickets have been snapped up already. So we’ve scoured the country for late-summer…

Burgtec WR Carbon Enduro handlebar

In terms of width and stiffness the Burgtec WR Carbon Enduro handlebar is bang up to date. A great addition to a longer travel trail or all mountain bike.

The August issue of MBR is out now, packed full of inspiring ideas and route maps to help you find new places to ride. Here’s what you’ll find inside.…