Mountain Bike Rider caters for off-road trail riding enthusiasts. Every issue contains all the latest news with extensive bike and equipment tests, plus free pull-out route guides and inspirational features.

best mountain bike tyres

We know our knobblies and so here are mbr's best mountain bike tyres of the moment. For every condition, type of terrain and trail, here’s a perfect tyre.

schwalbe hans dampf ii

Schwalbe Hans Dampf II is excellent on the rear now the tread is 50% bigger with more spaced out knobs for faster mud clearing and more bite.

msc gripper pro

At £38 for twin compound, All-Mountain casing, MSC Gripper Pro, the pricing is competitive. There’s also slurpier-edged triple compound model for £10 more.

maxxis minion dhr ii

Maxxis Minion DHR II WT arguably offers the most grip of all Maxxis models suitable for mixed conditions, and works fine year round.

bontrager xr5

The new Bontrager XR5 model we’ve tested in SE (Super Enduro) casing comes in 2.6in size with a lighter carcass under the ‘XR’ (trail) name.

best mountain bike stems

The best ountain bike stems are an important factor when it comes to the control of your mountain bike, but which one should you choose?

calderdale

Here are four of our favourite e-bike routes that can allow you to take on real mountain riding even if you only have a couple of hours to spare. >>>…