Sheffield is home to a thriving mountain bike scene, built upon the natural topography of the city and grown by a psyched community of riders, diggers and advocates of the sport. Ride Sheffield are one of the most active volunteer groups in the city, grafting to maintain and protect the built and natural trails, as
Every mountain biker remembers their first time: You’re on a bicycle, which makes sense. But you’re riding over rocks, across streams, and over all types of different terrain, which (at least at first) feels like it makes no sense at all. It’s fun and exciting, yet nerve-wracking and terrifying all at the same time. It
We ask the most famous man in trials for some tips of the trade… Looking for some tips on how to get into trial cycling? We had the chance to sit down with Danny MacAskill recently at the Fort William World Cup, and we asked him for some basic hints and tips about how to
I’ve been teasing people on social media but now all is revealed. Say hi to my new 2018 Inspired Hex 🙂 I’ve wanted to try 26″ again for the past couple of years but I felt the older Hex needed some upgrading. I put it to Inspired and justifiably they were a bit reluctant as
First off, a disclaimer: I’m a mountain biker. Always have been, always will. And as the founder of a mountain bike adventure company, I’ve made it my career. So I’m more than a bit biased when thinking… road bike vs mountain bike, when planning my next ride. Secondly, I don’t have anything against road riding.
When deciding on the best type of bike, think about: What are your fitness goals? Where are you planning on riding? Who do you plan on riding with, and what kind of riding do they do? What have you had in the past that you liked or disliked? How important is ride quality and what
Blake and Martyn set out to find out whether a Fat Mountain Bike is capable of riding street. They test it on stairs, rocks and even a kids playground! VIDEO: https://youtu.be/cFLS344B3is
You can also ride a road bike on some sick singletrack, but it’s probably not gonna be as pleasant as riding a proper bike for that use. It’s similar the other way around, just less dangerous. The main concern about riding a mountain bike on a road is not even a concern at all, it’s
A Cape Town veterinarian is building some of the best bicycles you can buy in South Africa. Dave Mercer’s mountain bikes are custom built. His latest offering is a dual-suspension mountain bike to rival anything available from an international big bike brand. As the world readies for trade wars and tariff barriers, it’s good to
Tubeless tires have become pretty much standard on higher-end mountain bikes, but they can be difficult to mount, and sometimes still end up leaking air. With that in mind, British bike tire manufacturer Tannus is introducing a product that is claimed to give tried-and-trusted tubed tires some of the same qualities as their tubeless counterparts.