The retro market is booming as riders seek to recreate the dream machines of their youth; mbr pays homage to some iconic designs and wonders what future collectors will warm…
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Over the past 18 months, riding has been a lifeline for many but a mixed blessing for the state of our trails; we sound out some of the biggest stakeholders…
The perfect place to start for new riders and young ‘uns – all killer, no filler mileage. Counties covered: Dorset, Cumbria, Oxfordshire, Lancashire and West Yorkshire.
Thanks to Dave Evans’s tireless advocacy, Wales’s rich network of trails is in rude health and the future looks even brighter.
Planning on doing some riding on holiday? How about making the ride the holiday? Five long-distance classics – pick one and ride it all, or dip in and out.
Behind DBC’s ‘centre of trails’ is an inspiring couple whose vision could point the way to the future of UK mountain biking.
With so many new and returning faces on the trails, we decided to stop a few of them and ask, why mountain biking?
These are our pick of the top tive routes to take social distancing to new heights. Go big, it’s worth it.
The ‘Outdoor City’ has embraced mountain biking with gusto and it’s all down the work of this dedicated group of volunteers >>> MBR Trail Bike of the Year 2020 Ride…
KTM Macina Kapoho 2972 pairs a mullet wheelset with 160mm of travel. Mismatched wheel sizes is something KTM has done for a while now.
The Athertons are mountain biking royalty so their eponymous bike brand comes with the ultimate seal of approval; we head to their Dyfi Bike Park testing ground.
Roving snapper Sim Mainey picks his most potent doses of pedalling Prozac to help you deal with the tail end of this seemingly endless winter...
Sonder Bikes has quietly been developing a range of bikes raised on South Yorkshire's post-industrial scraps. We head to the formative trails.
The Hope HB.130 is the realisation of a dream for Hope's founders. We head to Lancashire in order to find out the story behind this ambitious project.
Riding time is precious and limited, especially in winter. Rides that get to the point (ie the fun stuff) and pack a punch are what we’re after.
We celebrate the hard-working folk responsible for the trails we love to ride with our MBR Trail of the Year competition in association with SRAM.
Leeds Urban Bike Park is arguably at the forefront of what many mountain bikers want and almost certainly what UK mountain biking needs.
Our winner, K-Line, is just one section on Hamsterley’s red trail. Named after Kay Graham who lead Trailblazers youth coaching who sadly passed away in 2015.
Don't let winter put you off the big stuff; pack right, check the weather and head for the mountains, says Sim Mainey.
Terrible weather, bad planning, or hard as nails - these routes we found a bit too hard. Give them a go but take it from us, check the forecast beforehand!