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.

With e-bike demand growing and designers producing ever more capable battery-assisted frames, conventional mountain bike components are struggling to keep up. Although there has been tremendous improvement between e-bike iterations,…

The brand that made its name as the flat pedal mountain bike shoe of choice, is transitioning to greater sustainability. FiveTen has revealed new versions of its Freerider and Freerider…

Specialized Epic Evo Expert

Specialized Epic Evo Expert is streets ahead of its rivals in sizing and geometry. Long reach gives you freedom to get creative on any trail.

Merida Ninety-Six

Merida Ninety-Six XC full-suspension range gets a fresh look and a down-country makeover. Available in two versions: 100mm RC and a 120mm down-country bike.

Haibike AllMtn 6

The e-bike specialist has specced its Haibike AllMtn 6 all-mountain model with Yamaha’s latest PW-X2 motor complete with InTube 600Wh battery.

Inspired by the Tectal, which introduced POC’s vision for trail helmets, integrating innovative safety technology into a lightweight and well-ventilated helmet, the Kortal Race Mips takes POC’s ideas even further.…

Amongst Saracen’s significant new mountain bike range, there is also a Shimano EP8 assisted Ariel E50. This is Saracen’s first foray into the integrated e-bike market and the E50 uses…

Saracen had a tremendous 2020, with Matt Walker taking downhill racing World Cup overall, on the brand’s Myst. Eventful changes are afoot at the Milton Keynes company, with Saracen updating…

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…