No self-respecting skills school would ever teach these tricks. They’re pointless and silly, and mostly just for fun… but is there something more going on…

The  trails we ride today are faster, more technical and more varied than they’ve ever been before. Thankfully then, the bikes we ride them on have…

In the last five years, bikes and kit have made quantum leaps in performance. Improvements have come thick and fast, and include seismic shifts —…

Ever experienced that ride-wrecking sensation of numb hands and massive loss of strength? A fun-killer that ruins the best descents, arm pump is something most…

A mountain bike wheel with a dink in it is a mechanical waiting to happen: 10 minutes with a spoke key however and it can be…

mates race

Competition without the stress, the mates’ race is friendly and fun. So grab a stopwatch, follow our guide and organise a race this summer. Why…

There are many great winter routes all over the UK – here’s our pick of the best

Forget to clean your chain regularly and the grime will eat SRAM and Shimano’s finest for breakfast. Here’s how to restore order once again. 1.…