The Smith Mainline helmet boasts excellent air flow, a reasonable weight and some of the best looks I’ve seen on a full face helmet.
Canadian DH racer turned freeride star Micayla Gatto tells us about the mixed-media edit that made her famous, riding at Red Bull formation, and her Type Z personality.
What we’re excited about this month: Hayes Dominion A2 disc brakes, Mavic Crossmax XL S wheels, Manitou Dorado Pro fork, The Book of Cannondale, Sungod Airas glasses, VHS Slapper Tape,…
The Troy Lee Designs Skyline Air short is not the lightest in their range – that accolade belongs to the Drift – but it is definitely the best ventilated.
Overall we really rate the Scott Trail Tuned short – it’s comfy and tough, floats over kneepads and covers everything, but the price is fabulously steep.
Patagonia asserts its green credentials on the Patagonia Dirt Roamer short by using a polyester fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.
The Dainese HGL Aokighara could be a decent short thanks to its unfussy styling, but the waist closure is over-thought and needs to add zips on the pockets.
There are five different shorts in the 7Mesh range, with this 7Mesh Slab model being aimed at the enduro end of the spectrum.
Two inches longer in the leg and a wider fit would have the 100% Celium short rocket up the rankings. But as it stands it’s expensive and oddly-sized.
If you’re looking for anew playground to visit in the Autumn then we have three suggestions: Bike Park Kernow in Cornwall, The Bull Track in East Sussex and Mountain View…
The UK’s first family bike park boasts an uplift and a flowy blue trail to inspire and instruct. Dare to flow!
The iconic MTB brand has finally joined the party with the Yeti 160E, a 160mm travel e-bike with a radical suspension design and a host of new features.
YT Capra 29 Core 4 is 165mm enduro bike with 170mm fork, slack geometry, and bottle-ready full carbon frame. And there's somewhere to stash a water bottle.
20-year-old DH prodigy Thibaut Dapréla tells us about injuring his tongue, winning his first World Cup just a week later, and how to tumble dry your shoes.
The Orange Phase AD3 is an adaptive mountain bike with an electric motor that promises to let disabled riders take on exactly the same terrain as everyone else.
This month brings us discreet down country dampers, short droppings, knuckle dusters, yellow kecks, power pedals, wee-bikes, banana holsters, something for the weekend and more!
There are a couple of other big changes that point the way to just how slick an operation BPW has become.
Microshift Advent X 10 speed drivetrain for single-ring and a wide range cassette (11-48t). New 1x drivetrain for less than £135... take that, inflation!
This month brings us: silver stoppers, carbon gas, watery belts, rubber charity, jelly pads, jaffa kecks, wireless pi and more!
We grab a few minutes with Olympic XC racer Kate Courtney to talk about her recovery from a recently fractured arm and her hopes for Tokyo Olympics later this month.