Jamie Darlow

Front Section Editor

Frames, forks and wheels can still be head for those of us who appreciate the little things in life.

bet hydration packs

The Osprey Duro Solo Belt is a little bumbag that is really designed for runners, but don't let that put you off. Invaluable for bikes with cages.

coil shocks

When Specialized released the Öhlins Enduro it signalled a return to coil shocks. What's good about coil? Should you switch from air to coil?

dartmoor hornet

Polish brand Dartmoor build bikes attitude; we try and tame their Dartmoor Hornet hardtail. 160mm fork and Plus tyre compatibility.

Santa Cruz Bronson has borrowed the Nomad’s new suspension layout, grown fatter wheels and longer geometry. Can it retain its Best Ever Trail Bike status?

Starling Murmur Factory 29 is made from Reynolds 853 tubing, TIG welded in Taiwan, delivering 140mm travel through its single pivot suspension.

Mountain bikers come in all shapes, sizes and personalities. Here are 14 different types of mountain biker you're guaranteed to see out on a ride.

Next year brings the promise of brand-new trails, events, demos and getaways. Start filling up your calendar now with the best new places to ride in 2018.