The latest issue of MBR is out now, and as ever it’s packed full of inspiring ideas and routes to help you find new places to get out and ride.…

Originally launched in 2014, the Maxxis Shorty is a cut down mud spike in the same vein as Specialized’s Hillbilly. Released four years earlier, Spesh’s tyre brought to market downhill…

Canyon Hip Belt bum bag

Money belts might have fallen out of fashion with the advent of wireless payment technology, but a little bit of their ‘style’ and function lives on in the Canyon Hip…

Get ready for high speeds and huge jumps – the Red Bull Hardline is back for 2023! This July, get up close and personal with some of the best riders…

Santa Cruz 5010 C GX RSV MY23

The Santa Cruz 5010 has a reputation as the playful, capable bike in the stable that’s ready for fun times. Of course, it’s evolved over the years, and there are…

*Sale now ended* The bike bargain bonanza continues with YT Industries joining the springs sales rush with a limited-time offer across its entire product range. Until the XXX, and depending…

Cast your eye over the freshest goods to hit the MBR desk this month, with plenty of products to keep you protected from the elements, protected from hard hits, your…

Log onto Scott’s website, search for hardtails, and you’ll see the XC focused Scale dominates the options. With no long, low and slack hardcore hardtail in sight, it’s apparent that…

The Trek X-Caliber 8 is a sure-footed 29er hardtail mountain bike, with plenty of reliable elements that boost its score to impressive levels, but a few missteps that hold it…

Spank Oozy 280 saddle

In a previous group test we reviewed the Spank Oozy 220 saddle side-by-side with the Oozy 280 and there are two minor differences – the rails on the 280 are…

A cyclist riding through standing water.

Cyclists of a more fairweather persuasion might opt to spend the colder months avoiding the wind and rain on their indoor trainers, but there’s no question winter is one of…