My rides are split between flat and clip-in pedals, and Bontrager Rally shoe has quickly become my favourite clipless footwear, overtaking the Giro Chamber.
With the Orbea Alma the company has redesigned its XC race whippet with a new frame, new graphic options, and – if you're hard enough – a rigid fork.
This month’s Star Letter asks, not unreasonably: "Where is the variety of technical stuff that companies offer in their ranges aimed at clipless pedals?"
We asked various globe-trotting mountain bikers to tell us where they are most looking forward to riding when freedom returns.
If you like your peaks to appear in a training diary, rather than attached to the front of your helmet, the new Yeti SB115 could be the bike for you.
Bosch has just announced a software update to its Performance Line CX motor that unlocks more torque and an improved rider experience – and we've ridden it.
Our favourite places to ride in the UK when lockdown lifts. With the help of mountain biking's most seasoned travellers, we've compiled the ultimate UK trail hit list.
Mountain biking’s movers and shakers select their favourite places to ride. Here’s one such trail in Arizona chosen by 'Deadly' Ned Overend.
This month's Star Letter. A reader writes in: "to just exclude 27.5in bikes is crazy. All you have now is ‘29er Trail Bike of the Year’."
The new Santa Cruz 5010 arrives with a lower-link driven shock, proportional sizing and the aim of letting you get creative with your surroundings.
It's finally here: Santa Cruz Heckler. 27.5in wheels, 150mm travel and Shimano STEPS motor, Santa Cruz says it takes amplifies the fun of a pure pedal bike.
Keep the wheels turning and emerge fitter and faster from the lockdown. If you want to try it out Zwift mountain biking, read this guide.
Scott Spark RC comes with SRAM's high tech AXS wireless shifting and an enviable palmares. It's also one of the cheapest bikes with AXS on the market.
The unicorn shock from shed-inventor supreme, Allen Millyard, surfaces once again. But you still can't buy it.
Just how hard is it to bunny-hop an e-bike compared to an analogue bike? With the current lockdown in place, we headed into the back garden to try and find…
Wireless technology comes to dropper posts with the new RockShox Reverb AXS. But can the performance advantages justify the high price tag?
Got into mountain biking and now lost in a world of jargon and acronyms? Help is at hand with our definitive techno-pedia.
Canyon's new Neuron AL range consists of two models – the AL 6.0 and the AL 7.0. There's a women-specific version of each, with gender-specific contact points.
Racing success came early to manon - she won the World Cup overall and the Worlds all before her 20th birthday, then retired from the sport aged just 24.
If you're not supposed to be out mixing with the general public at the moment, you can still go for a ride. If you have a back garden anyway.