Details of the best place to mountain bike near London. Look through the capital's urban sprawl and you’ll find plenty of little gems hidden away.
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The great escape. Turn your back on the city and you’ll find wild riding on your doorstep.
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.
Five classic climbs that used to be complete killers. That is until pedal assist electric mountain bikes came along.
The Endura MTR shell is a superb lightweight, packable jacket that definitely bridges the gap between packable and all-day waterproofs.
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.
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…
Trail centres, Snowdon, The Gap, Cadair Idris - all great rides but they draw in the crowds. Instead, try our favourite loops far from the madding crowd.
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.
It's summits that usually get tick lists but we argue that passes should too. And here are a few our favourites.
The Brecon Beacons are a tough proposition at the best of times - add in stormy weather, a late start and a lack of lights and things can start to…
The fickle British climate loves to mock our sun-dappled dreams but a deluged North York Moors make for a spectacular consolation prize.
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.
We revisit this iconic Lakeland route but this time we mix classic Walna Scar Road with some detours from the back of an envelope...
One of the toughest routes here, although nowhere near the longest. 30km/19 miles Ride time: 6-8 hours Why ride it? Challenging granite trails and some great climbs Where to eat?…
There are a few classic Brecon Beacons loops, but none that really match this one for a big day out. This really is among the best rides in the country.…
This Blanchland route here is a mecca for soulful, moortop, mud-in-your-eye mountain biking that’s as good as anywhere in the world.
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.