best hydration packs

Find the best hydration packs with our grouptest that compares hydration packs and bladders from mid-size through to all-day ride capacity.

Whyte S-150C

The Whyte S-150C looks set to be the new benchmark 29er trail bike. It feels more solid than a YT Jeffsy and more capable a Specialized Stumpjumper.

With barely any climbing and just 11km long, this Clwydian Hills route looks a pushover. But the reality is a bite-size chunk of genuinely great MTBing.

Distance: 35km (22 miles). There’s something magical about climbing up into high mountains, and they don’t get much higher this Brecon Beacons route.

Don’t underestimate the severity of this Elan Valley route; it has more ups and downs than the Welsh rugby team and hass plenty of technical interest too.

This Gower route is stuffed with a great network of trails — many of which offer superb views over the coast.

Big mountains don't get better than this

One of our favourite trails of any year. A true mountain epic. Here is the downloadable GPS file of the Snowdon Ranger route.

kona wah wah 2

The Kona Wah Wah 2 takes the original Wah Wah's a large platform, thin profile and grippy pins and brings them bang up to date for today's trail riding.