Mountain Biking Safety Equipment

One nasty crash on a bike could set your young rider’s confidence back quite a bit. To bolster the love of bike riding with your child, you need to take every safety precaution available to stack the deck in your favor. Unforeseen crashes happen. Be prepared. Here are just a few ideas to help protect

MTB, BMX, & Trials Bikes – Which to choose?

Mountain bikes are made for riding over rough terrain. They’re made to go fast and cover lots of ground. Trials bikes are made for negotiating technical obstacles. They’re geared low and made for maneuverability. BMX bikes are made for doing tricks and riding skatepark. They’re built to be and indestructible. Let’s start with the mountain

How to train for Enduro mountain biking

Professional mountain bike coach Alan Milway gives his tips on training for Enduro, including a few of the best places in the UK to practice. Enduro mountain biking blends the best parts of Downhill racing with adventure and riding large distances. It’s a fantastic day or weekend with friends, as well as an amazing race

How wide should your MTB handlebars be?

Cross-country mountain biking is all about having the weight, angles and millimetres perfect for your riding. We analyse just how wide XC fanatics should have handlebars. Cast you mind back 10 years and the idea of rocking up at an XC race with 740mm wide bars would be tantamount to heresy amongst the Lycra-clad, leg-shaving