Free bike hooks with October's issue of MBR!The new issue of MBR is in the shops from Wednesday 19 September — and here’s what we’ve got for you this month…

  • Your storage problems solved with FREE bike hooks!
  • All-out fun that doesn’t cost a fortune… hardtails from Boardman, Cannondale, Ragley, Scott and Specialized on test, all for under £850
  • It’s all in the mind! Coaches and professional riders teach you the tricks they use to ride harder and improve faster
  • We ride the South Downs Way and share ideas and tips for long-distance riding
  • All-mountain wheelsets can boost your confidence and make light work of gnarly conditions — but which are the best?
  • Your complete guide to the best riding in and around Plymouth
  • Don’t fork out for a new rear mech — we’ll teach you how to fix the one you’ve got!
  • PLUS new bikes from Devinci, Rose and Rocky Mountain, the new jewel in the crown of Whistler Bike Park, loads of gear on test, mountain biking in Slovenia and loads more.

Want to ride smoother, jump higher and maybe even win some races? You don't need a new bike — you need a new mindset

There's a bewildering array of hardtails to choose from at £850 — and here's your guide to the best

Top quality bike parks, an endless network of deserted singletrack and beer at a euro a bottle. Slovenia, this must be love

The Devinci Dixon, now in carbon, heads up more news and views on the bikes of 2013

Ready to put in the hard yards? We take on the South Downs Way

MBR's City Limits series hits Plymouth, home to XC and downhill thrills galore