British Cycling membership booms

Cycling’s governing body in the UK, British Cycling, is experiencing record membership levels in 2008, up 11% year-on-year and thanks in part to the success of Team GB, according to…

Howgills treasure hunt

MBR's resident poet has decided to serenade with a delightfully cryptic clue for this month's Killer. See if you can work it out!

Kielder to link with 7Stanes

Work has begun on two long distance trails at Kielder Forest costing a total of £850,000 and linking the English forest to the 7Stanes biking centre across the border at

Trek Top Fuel 2009

We're still in Durango for Trek's 09 product launch, and this is the latest race development

Copnall claims fifth title

Jenny Copnall has claimed her fifth British Mountain Bike Cross Country Championship title, winning in the New Forest – she takes up the story for MBR…

Gary Fisher Press Camp

Andy's currently in Durango checking out the Fisher and Trek bikes. Here's the first news of the Gary Fisher Roscoe trail bike

Dartmoor local wins killer

After a monumentally long wait, at last the Dartmoor Killer bottle has been found. Just as we were beginning to lose faith that it would ever be unearthed, with speculation…

Saint Danny of headcam

Danny tells us in the latest issue of mbr (August, in the shops on Wednesday 16) how he ‘hammered the beejeezus’ out of the all-new Shimano Saint 2009 groupset. Well…

MegavaBLOG numero Trois

We're not sure why numero deux isn't showing up - but here's the third installment anyway

Andy’s MegavaBLOG

Megavalanche is one week away and nerves are beginning to jangle...

Watch Gee’s winning run

GEE ATHERTON TAKES GOLD AT WORLDS If you weren’t lucky enough to catch Gee Atherton’s winning run at the World Championships at Val Di Sole, enjoy it here.

Two Brits in XC top ten at Worlds

After the dominant showing by the Brit downhillers here at Val di Sole, it was time for the XC riders to make their mark. And they did so in spectacular…

4X results from Worlds

It was always going to be difficult to match the drama of the downhill finals, but the Four-Cross (4X) didn’t lack surprises of its own.

Brit gold rush at Worlds

YEEESSSS! On a truly remarkable downhill finals day the unthinkable actually happened. Britain won not one, but three — that’s right THREE — gold medals.