We all ride within our comfort zones most of the time but taking the occasional risk can reap the greatest rewards.
A long, hard slog may feel like an investment in your fitness but polarising your riding between easy and intense can pay bigger dividends.
Setting your bike up in a slightly more aggressive manner to handle the conditions will help your confidence no end. Here are some useful parts to consider.
Cycling to work is a great way of staying in shape and saving you a lot of money. It’s also a good way of staying sharp and improving handling skills.…
Be armed and prepared in winter and you'll learn to embrace its slithery conditions and sub-optimal traction instead of fleeing to a warm sofa and Netflix.
Thrive don't survive this winter. A guide to having fun in the mud. Technique, bike set-up, body set-up, clothes, route planning and recovery.
Downhill switchbacks can catch you out if you go in unprepared. Here are some of the best (and worst) approaches to take.
Loose, steep descents and tight corner can throw you a curveball but knowing how to play them is as easy as moving your knees and hips.
The backbone of modern mountain biking, pumping is an oft-overlooked opportunity to exploit the trails. Andy from Dirt School tells us how to pump track.
We all want to go faster, but how do some riders make it look so easy? How can we stay calm and fluid when everything around us is becoming more…
Want to go faster? Just let go of the brakes, right? Well, not exactly. You need to know how to brake. You also need to have well set up brake…
Chocks away! For this skills lesson we focus on learning how to jump on a mountain bike and how to maintain a safe cruising altitude.
Everyone wants to know how to ride faster. Employ this simple traffic light system to increase your pace and get maximum thrills from every trail.
As the trails become slicker, the roots shinier and the puddles deeper, now’s the time to take a leap forwards in confidence come spring.
Coasting and pumping can actually be faster than turning the cranks.
The real advantage here is getting the traction while you are still on the ground. Going light over the obstacle is second to making sure you have the traction on…
We’ll look at how the advice is taken out of context and applied in a rigid and off-balance way resulting in a loss of control. We can also show that…