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.

Our bikes are an important tool. Whether we use them for commuting, exercise, or enjoyment, they must stand the test of time and keep us in the saddle for as…

The evolution of e-bikes continues apace, with Trek revealing a radical new 29er pedal-assisted version of its Supercaliber. With most e-bikes configured in trail or enduro trim, the idea of…

Deviate cycles have been one of the prime movers in the high-pivot mountain bike revival. The Scottish brand has now expanded its product portfolio with a new version of the…

Sweet Protection Hunter jersey

Sweet Protection’s Hunter Merino jersey is a thin long-sleeve wool top with a bike-specific fit. This means the waist and torso are slightly tapered in, while the arms and shoulders…

Thule Rail 12L Pro

The Rail is Thule’s enduro/ aggressive trail backpack. It comes in lots of different sizes and they all use a 2.5-litre reservoir, but only the Pro model (tested) comes with…

Scott Perform Evo HY'16

There are three models of Perform Evo in the Scott line and they all use the same two-litre reservoir. As the size increases, so does the price. The difference between…

Leatt DBX Cargo

Leatt is constantly expanding its accessory line and the latest addition is this 10-litre DBX Cargo trail pack. It’s at the top end when it comes to price, but it…

Fox Utility Hydration Small

We asked Fox to send the medium-sized Utility Hydration for this test – it has the same size reservoir but 12L of storage – but it was out of stock.…

Evoc FR Day Protector

We contacted Evoc to get one of its Protector backpacks, because they have these removable back protectors that are great for an uplift or downhill session. For some reason the…

ERGON BE2 ENDURO

The Ergon BE2 Enduro is unusual in that it comes in two sizes, large and small, and within each size there is a large range of adjustment.

camelbak skyline lr10

Camelbak Skyline LR 10 has a 3L bladder and 7L of storage capacity and is the perfect size for trail riders who don’t need to carry everything with them.

Zwift has become an integral part of training life for many riders and if you would like to show your off-road riding fitness, the platform will oblige. Partnering with the…