Editorial: Work up to the widdly bits

Chipps reminds us not to try to skip to the end… When I was about 16 I borrowed an electric guitar from a friend, with the usual teenage ambitions of……

Beinn Dorain: Scotland’s Great Pyramid

Ever seen that big pointy lump of a hill on the way to Fort William and wondered how it rides? Pete Scullion goes to find out. Words & Photography Pete……

I ❤️ My: All-Season Ridewear

Amanda shares with us the kit that gets her through ride after ride, day after day, through all the seasons. I’m a big fan of layering and I like to………

Classic Ride 149 – Britain’s Newest Bridleway

James Vincent takes on the classic Borrowdale Bash, complete with new official off-road start. Words & Photography James Vincent If ever there was a route that showcased all there is……

Daytrippin’ Kit Essentials

Benji brings you a kit list for a pilgrimage to the mountains, or just somewhere new and far away.

CamelBak M.U.L.E. Pro 14

CamelBak M.U.L.E. Pro 14 Review

“Hydrate or die.” This is one of my favourite ever marketing slogans. CamelBak came out with it in the nineties, and it has a point.

Specialized Gambit

Specialized Gambit Helmet Review

This Specialized Gambit is going to be a controversial one. It is a product I very nearly didn’t include. Why? Not because of its price tag.

Troy Lee Designs Resist Trouser

Troy Lee Designs Resist Trouser Review

I’m happy to say the Troy Lee Designs Resist Trouser completely confounded expectations and have proved to be an excellent.

Unparallel West Ridge

Unparallel West Ridge Shoe Review

Although these Unparallel West Ridge are high-top shoes, I usually don’t lace them all the way up the very top.

Torque Covert 7

Torque Covert 7 Crank Multi-Tool Review

This Torque Covert 7 multi-tool could be better. I’m happy to accept the cost-cutting aspect of it in exchange for the lower price tag.

Gusset Sleeper

Gusset Sleeper Push-on Grip Review

If you suffer from arm pump during rides, forget new bars/forks/wheels/bike, just spend ten quid on some Gusset Sleeper push-ons.

CushCore XC 29

CushCore XC 29 Review

The best solution to keeping the dreaded deflations at bay is a tyre insert. And in my opinion, CushCore XC is still the best option.

Scrub Alloy Trail Wheelset

Scrub Alloy Trail Wheelset Review

These Scrub Alloy Trail wheels from one-man-band UK outfit Scrub are what I’d actually spend my own money on.

Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil

Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil Fork Review

Time for some more preaching. Coil is better. Always has been. Always will be. Yes, some gravity racers prefer air. Are you a racer? I’m not.

Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station

Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station Review

The Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station is not for everyone, BUT for some folk this thing will be really, really useful to have.

International Adventure: Big Mountains, Small Details

In the vast Himalayan landscape, a solo trip is the stuff of dreams. Words & Photography Matthias Stitz It’s 4.30am. Dawn is breaking, it’s freezing, and I’m standing at the……

Interview | Rob Warner: ‘Look At The Time!’

Chipps quizzes Rob Warner, on lucky breaks, World Cup racing and how commentating saved him from himself. Words & Photography Chipps CAUTION, CONTAINS ALL OF THE SWEARS. NORMALLY WE TONE...

Double Yer Money Hardtails: Bike Test

Hardtails are not just for winter, and mountain bikes don’t have to be expensive. Benji looks at what your money can get you.

Voodoo Braag

Voodoo Braag Review

The Voodoo Braag is an exercise in seeing how low you can go with price while still ticking sufficient ‘proper mountain bike’ boxes.

Merida Big Trail 400

Merida Big Trail 400 Review

The Merida Big Trail 400 may not have some of the more boutique brands’ bits bolted to it, but it has absolutely nailed the essentials.

Trek Procaliber 9.6

Trek Procaliber 9.6 Review

Sure, you can ride the Trek Procaliber 9.6 whenever and wherever you like but the raison d’être of this bike is to perform between race tape.

Column: Weight For It

Benji argues that weight does matter (but not much). The following column will hopefully unite the warring tribes in mountain biking. From the weeniest of weight watchers, to the whatever-est……

Purposeful Adventure: Eager Beavers

Pete and Rosie rides over hills and crawl through undergrowth in search of Scotland’s thriving beaver population. Words & Photography Pete Scullion This Purposeful Adventure idea came about via the...

Last Word: Riding with Dinosaurs

Is Ian ‘@hardtail_only’ Storer trapped in the past or revelling in his eternal youth? There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY. JOIN US TO UNLOCK IT AND MORE.…

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