Yes, we know, all kids are different. But once they’re strong enough to tackle a few natural trails, we reckon it’s worth getting them out into the hills.
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These loops avoid the honeypots. They may lack the drama of the stuff around Ladybower and Edale but you’re a lot less likely to have your spirit dampened by the…
Snowdon, The Gap, Cadair Idris - all great rides but they draw in the crowds. Instead, try our favourite loops far from the madding crowd.
Even up high, it can sometimes be impossible to get into the flow without stopping to say hello every few minutes. Better to get off the beaten track.
There’s nothing better than taking a break from a hot dusty trail to immerse yourself in cool, clear water. Here are a few of our favourite routes.
Winter's over and the mountains beckon - it's time to get wild again. Here are five great route suggestions from us to get you started.
How to find the best place to mountain bike near London. Look a bit closer through the urban sprawl and you’ll find some little gems hidden away.
It's summits that usually get tick lists but we argue that passes should too. And here are a few our favourites.
Five all-weather routes in the Peak District that you can have a good ride on all year round no matter what the weather decides to do.
Ben Damph's 24km doesn’t sound much, but this is a tough route, with a big climb and a big descent. The days are really short here in winter.
Stake Pass is brutal, intimidating, and downright hard, Stake Pass is also rewarding, fun to ride (when you’re not pushing) and achingly beautiful.
Slippery singletrack, rocky horror shows, huge sea views and some delightful wooded combes; this Lynmouth route has the lot.
According to Benji Haworth, West Yorkshire is the best county for mountain biking in the whole of the UK. Here's a classic Calderdale route.
With barely any climbing and just 11km long, this Clwydian Hills route looks a pushover. But the reality is a bite-size chunk of genuinely great MTBing.
Distance: 35km (22 miles). There’s something magical about climbing up into high mountains, and they don’t get much higher this Brecon Beacons route.
It doesn't matter how bad the conditions are, getting out on the trails always trumps the sofa or indoor trainer - here are five routes that save you from the…
Rare but beautiful - bright, crisp winter days are worth getting up early for. Here are five trails that'll roll in most conditions.
When daylight's in short supply try a ride that delivers maximum fun in minimum time and returns you to civilisation before sundown.
Like riding singletrack solitary? Or being alone on the loam? No problem, mbr has you covered with these five get-away-from-it-all rides.
Behind every famous ride there's a less well known but often equally stunning alternative route to tickle your fancy. Here's four alt classics.