Alan Muldoon

Bike Test Editor

London to host new extreme sports show

Plans are underway for a new urban and extreme sports show at London Docklands next October. X in the City (XTC) will take place October 22-24 with more than 20…

Skills: How to ride steep banks to flat

Riding the steeps can seem daunting enough. But when the run-out is an unsculpted transition onto a flat surface, the whole prospect is rendered even more off-putting. When riding natural…

Woodland access database planned for autumn

The Woodland Trust has plans for an online, searchable database listing 24,000 publicly accessible woods across the UK, letting us know which are suitable for bikes.

Wheelbase Big Demo Weekend

The Wheelbase Big Demo Weekend 2010 takes place on the weekend of March 13 and 14 this year, with bikes from Trek, Cannondale, Marin, Whyte, Kona, Mondraker, Yeti, Litespeed and

Core Bike Show

Here's a few snaps from Core Bike, the UK's independent trade show

Cedric Gracia adds O’Neal sponsor

Cedric Gracia, who announced earlier this year he was leaving team Commençal and setting up his own CG Racing team, has added O’Neal as a sponsor. The 31-year-old Andorran has…

Pass’Portes adds two new resorts

Two new resorts to start the MTB Pass’Portes du Soleil event have been added this year, Montriond/Les Lindarets and Les Crosets, bringing the total number to nine. Places will still…

Halfords’ ‘Ouch-takes’ with Rob Jarman

Proving even the professionals can slip a pedal, catch an edge or wash out, Halfords has released the Ouch Takes. Classic ‘over-the-bars’ footage of pro-mountain biker, stunt man and general…

Kona Bristol Bikefest returns to Ashton Court

In 2010 the Kona Bristol Bikefest powered by Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport will return once more to the fantastic course in Ashton Court, Bristol. The almost 10km long loop which is…

Oil drilling in the Surrey Hills

The North Downs needs your help, Europa Oil and Gas is planning on drilling an exploratory well on Box Hill, and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Jenny Copnall launches coaching website

Former multiple British Mountain Bike Champion, Jenny Copnall, who announced her retirement from pro racing last week, has launched her new mountain bike coaching consultancy.…

Drop Off Café saved!

The Drop Off Café at Glyncorrwg will remain open at least until November 2010, after owner Ian Luff discovered his lease is protected by the Landlord and Tenant Act.

Ride Sardinia

Sardianian holiday company Horizon Sardegna is offering 6-day guided holidays across the island this year, with places available from April.

Kielder MTB night rides

Kielder Water and Forest Park will host a series of night rides, beginning this Wednesday and organised Purple Mountain bike hire centre.