Jamie Darlow

Front Section Editor

Here are what we consider to be the top 11 spots to visit next year. Get 'em written down in your 2017 To Do list right now.

The quality and variety of riding in the National Park is worthy of a closer look, as these three videos from The DMR Ex Enduro show us.

The Kona Hei Hei Race DL is the carbon-fibre version of the Hei Hei with Flex pivot suspension to save weight and cost. Slacker trail-friendly geometry for a short-travel 29er.

The Olympics is the Champions League for mountain biking, giving our sport the most coverage it ever sees — 90% of the UK population watched at least 15 minutes of…

We’ve just got back from Kona’s european press launch. Kona’s newest and most exciting bike is made from carbon fibre, aimed squarely at proper singletrack trail riding and of course carries…

It’s fair to say that Rachel Atherton dominated the race day at Fort William. Atherton may not have posted the fastest seeding time – Manon Carpenter took pole – but…

Thule’s ProRide is one of the easiest and quickest roof racks to fit a bike into, and while this second generation version might look almost exactly like the original 591…

No self-respecting skills school would ever teach these tricks. They’re pointless and silly, and mostly just for fun… but is there something more going on than that? Increasing your familiarity…

We say you can never have too much of a good thing, here’s some amazing new British trails coming your way in 2016. Coed y Brenin, Snowdonia There are rumours that…

Ever experienced that ride-wrecking sensation of numb hands and massive loss of strength? A fun-killer that ruins the best descents, arm pump is something most of us have suffered at…