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.

Never underestimate the role of routemaster, especially when your ride-mates are expecting your Exmoor route to double as a pub crawl...

The best deals on bottom brackets, chains, cranks, rear mechs, cassettes, chainrings, shifters, whole groupsets and even chain lubes and drivetrain spares.

orange alpine 6

New version of the Orange Alpine 6, complete with improved cable routing and, wait for it, bottle cage bosses under the down tube.

santa cruz megatower

Is this new Santa Cruz Megatower a big wheel Nomad or something completely different? Here’s the low-down and our first ride review thoughts.

best mountain bike helmets

We tested the £100 Chronicle previously in last year’s helmet test but Giro Montaro is the next level up in the Giro mountain bike range.

best mountain bike helmets

The Endura MT500 helmet is pricey but you are getting a lightweight, well-vented trail lid that takes impact protection to the next level.

bontrager rally

Bontrager Rally MIPS features in-mould construction with an internal composite skeleton to increase the size of the vents without affecting hull integrity.

Dakine Hot Laps 2L waist bag

Dakine makes three different waist packs, and in terms of volume this Dakine Hot Laps 2L Waist Bag sits bang in the middle of the range.

best mountain bike handlebars

Pro Tharis 9.8 is a solid and dependable aluminium bar that’s ultra-stiff and hasn’t missed a beat over 100 of kms and various test bike duties.

best mountain bike handlebars

A set of the best mountain bike handlebars are a relatively cheap upgrade that will last you for ages. We’ve compiled our list of the best.