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Orbea Occam LT or SL? Here’s how to decide

The latest update to the Orbea Occam sees it become two distinct models – the SL and the LT. Both trail bikes. But very different rides.

Got a 1UP bike rack? You need a JLOQ Locking Cam Lever!

Introducing the JLOQ Locking Cam Lever, a simple solution to locking your bike to your 1UP bike rack.

Calibre T3 Hardtails: High stoke, low budget

Calibre’s T3 Hardtail mountain bike lineup continues the brand’s tradition of producing proper, good value mountain bikes, with good quality components where it counts. The T3 lineup consists of the...

Death By Enduro – A Survivalist Epic

In the third and final part of our Pirelli Scorpion vlog series, Benji attempts the infamous Naughty Northumbrian Enduro.

Magura Vyron MDS-V3: The Original Wireless Dropper

The V3 is intended to be more intuitive to use, generally faster to react, faster to extend, easier to set up, and easier to maintain.

Bluetti AC180 – Take a bit more home away from home

Yes, there is a time and a place for heading off grid, unplugging everything, and getting back to nature. But sometimes you need to take a few mod cons with...

I’m rubbish at XC racing (but I love it!)

Part two of a Pirelli Scorpion vlog series, Amanda puts XC tyres to the test at a midweek XC race at the most brutal location she could find!

From Burnley to Whistler, how far can you push trail tyres? 

Part one of a three part Pirelli Scorpion vlog series, Mark tries the trail tyres at home then heads off to ride Whistler\'s longest downhill!

Pirelli Scorpion mountain bike tyres explained

The complete range of Pirelli Scorpion mountain bike tyre has evolved into a comprehensive offering of high-performance rubber.

Isuzu D-Max: The Perfect Pick-Up Truck For Off-Roading

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Off-roading is not just a hobby - it\'s a way to connect with nature, explore unseen trails, and experience the thrill that only rugged terrains can offer.

What Type of Bearing Do You Need for Your Hubs?

This beginners guide to cartridge bearings is brought to you by 123bearing.co.uk For a bike to roll smoothly it requires bearings. Modern sealed bearings not only minimise friction but also...

Cotic FlareMAX Gen 5

Cotic FlareMAX Gen 5: First Looks ‘N’ Feels

This Cotic FlareMAX Gen 5 is the brand\'s 29er short-travel ripper. Besides looking very pretty in the bluebells, what is it all about?

Do I Need Bike Insurance? Your Bicycle Insurance Questions Answered

This article is produced in association with Velosurance Bicycle insurance isn’t for everyone, but cycling is becoming increasingly popular, and because of this, the risk of accidents and theft is...

Here are all the things wrong with dropper posts

Dropper posts are the best thing to happen to mountain biking since disc brakes. But a lot of them leave a lot to be desired still.

A deep dive into Industry Nine wheels

We take a look at Industry Nine and their legendary, US-made, high-engagement wheels. Carbon or alloy rims, 24 to 32 spokes, 25 to 31.5mm internal rim widths, all of the…

Kids Ride Shotgun Dirt Hero

Kids Ride Shotgun Dirt Hero off-road balance bike

Say hello to the Kids Ride Shotgun Dirt Hero. The Kiwi company has launched Magura-equipped, off-road balance bike that can be fitted with 12in or 14in wheels. Looks rad!

Simply better than laces: 12 BOA® off-road cycling shoes

The BOA system has been a replacement technology for laces since the mid 90’s but how was it invented and by whom? There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A…

Vitus Bikes Team

Vitus Bikes: A Brand for Real Riders

In the bike world, it could be said that we’re all a little guilty of following the crowd. But occasionally, someone will come along, shake things up a little, and……

Saracen Ariel 60 Pro

First Look: Saracen Ariel 60 Pro

The Saracen Ariel 60 Pro model here is both fab looking on paper and in the flesh. From the MInion DHR IIs to the ODI grips, it is lit.

First Look: Orbea Occam M10 LT

Occam LT is the wilder Occam. More aggressive geometry, Fox 36 forks. 10mm more travel at each end. Looks like a very handy burly trail bike.

WTB: Cultivating Success

This story was originally published in Singletrack World, Issue 144. Hannah heads to the birthplace of mountain biking to meet a company that is part of mountain biking’s origin story....

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Choosing the best disc brake for you

When choosing the best brake for you and your riding, split the decision into calliper design, rotor style and brake pad material.

Issue 145: Precious Cargo: MET Helmets Factory Visit

Amanda reckons what you put on your head is worthy of closer examination and makes a visit to MET Helmets. Words Amanda Photography Ulysse Daessle Mountain bikers often have different……

Camelbak M.U.L.E range overview… a pack for every occasion

Camelbak’s popular MULE hydration pack has been part of their range for a number of years. For the modern era of mountain biking, Camelbak felt it was time to give…

Starting at the Deep End Part 2 – The Glasgow Adventure

After a baptism of fire, Sanny reckons it’s time to kick back and brake for cake. Words and pictures by Sanny. Video by Mark Huskisson. After my surprisingly successful science...

Starting at the Deep End – Part 1

What happens when you take a lapsed mountain biker who hasn’t ridden for a very long time and take him out on an old school classic ride? Words and pictures...

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Where the wild things aren’t – A Cairngorm bikepacking adventure

Charged with having an adventure, Sanny and Kev take young Toby on his first ever big summit ride in the heart of the Cairngorms. Will he love it or will...

And the winner of the £500 Altura voucher is…

The lovely folks at Altura gave you the chance to win a £500 voucher to spend on whatever takes your fancy from the Altura range. A simple question, a click...

Troy Lee Designs Swelter Glove

How to get through winter with Troy Lee Designs (Video)

Get through winter riding with this great range of all-weather riding kit from Troy Lee Designs featuring, trousers, gloves and jackets.

Fox Racing Outerwear – Layers For All Occasions

Even though we’ve been enjoying some unseasonably warm and dry weather for this time of year, we’re not quite ready to bust out the shorts and t-shirt just yet. Fortunately,...