Mountain Bike Rider

NB: Please ride within yourself, at a speed appropriate to your line of sight, and slow down for walkers, dogs or horses. Don’t be a d*ck. >>> Five routes to do…

Get yourself over to the booming trail centres of Northern Ireland before everyone else does. Chances are you and your riding posse have pretty much ‘done’ Wales’ and Scotland’s trail…

To continue our riding technique series, we’re going to look at the other side of riding — the mental attitude you bring to the trails. With this article we go…

Two mbr writers debate the pros and cons of the e-revolution… Electric nightmare By Benji Haworth Electric bikes aren’t bicycles. That’s it. They are motorbikes for people too scared or…

Planning? Uploading? Here’s how to get the most from a Garmin or other GPS device

A lot of riders we encounter on the trails have poorly setup suspension. The first and most important thing to get right is your sag. ‘Sag’ is how much your…

We all know that tyres are important. They are arguably the most important thing on your whole bike since they are the first line of interaction between you and the…

Pump tracks are everywhere, from skills zones to city centres — here’s how to give yourself a workout, pump up your trail riding skills and generally whoop it up

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When you look at a technical trail, it’s often easy to become overwhelmed by the features and obstacles in your path. Your eyes are drawn straight to all the things…

Three national bike parks and three regional trail centres combining to boast over 150km of expertly sculpted XC and DH trails, all within 90 mins drive of each other… could…

mountain bike groupsets

Shimano SLX M7000 brings 11-speed shifting and high-performance disc braking to a more affordable level. Will the new SLX be as well-received as its first incarnation was back-in-the-day? The new SLX…