With a dizzying array of natural and sculpted trails, and a diverse community of passionate, friendly riders, Sheffield is a true pinner’s paradise.

We take a look at the people, ideas and companies that are seeking to offset and eventually eliminate mountain biking’s hidden environmental impacts.

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…

sonder bikes

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…

btr fabrications

Quintessentially British, the hardcore hardtail is a singletrack institution. We head to Frome in Somerset, the birthplace of a Belter or two.