Four years in the making, four black-grade trails, and 400m of vertical drop: At long last the Dyfi Bike Park is finished, and open to ride… if you dare.
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With an excellent four sizes in the range the GT Aggressor Sport should suit pretty much every rider’s size, lanky old me included.
The Norco Storm 4 is our only 29er on test and as such it gets off to a good start, rolling over rough ground more easily than the 27.5in wheel
Carrera Vulcan has some of the best components and spec on test, and it’s clear this is where Carrera has spent its money, creating a good entry level bike.
The Saracen Tufftrax is a fun bike to ride, the frame is just big enough to accommodate my frame and there’s something playful and poppy about it.
The Giant ATX 2 feels lightweight, comfortable and quiet on the descents, despite the poor fork, which we’ll get to in a minute.
Osprey Rolling Transporter 90 is a duffel bag with wheels on. Osprey have created a big bag with minimal weight that can still stand up to baggage handlers.
Leatt DBX 4.0 joins the lightweight full face club, a helmet for enduro racing or bike park days, packed with big vents, comfy padding and other features.
Can the Pivot Shuttle match the Specialized Turbo Levo on performance? And what does spending a staggering £10k on a bike get you?
The new Pivot Mach 4 SL is a no-compromise XC race bike that is lighter than Nino Schurter's Scott Spark RC 900 SL... with an eye-watering price tag.
The Orange Five certainly isn’t new, but the Halifax brand has made significant changes for 2020 that pep up this trail riding classic.
New version of the Orange Alpine 6, complete with improved cable routing and, wait for it, bottle cage bosses under the down tube.
Fox Indicator Pant is a lightweight and breathable everyday trouser. Highly breathable and comfortable, so much so it's wearable it in multiple conditions.
Three of the best ways to get your body into a parasympathetic state Using these three yoga poses puts your body in a state for optimal repair and recovery.
Brighton is much more than just the original tourist destination — it has the best of the South Downs, the rolling hills cradling the town to north and east and…
Ride the Ambleside route from the March issue of mbr magazine
This Brighton route, including Stanmer Park,hides a labyrinth of excellent, tight singletrack. Download two routes to follow around Brighton.
Skye is one of the best places to ride in the UK, so get up to Scotland and sample our route from the June issue.
If you’re thinking the Marzocchi Bomber Z1 bears a resemblance to a Fox 36’s beefy, you’re right because it uses the same crown and steerer from the Rhythm.