Mountain Biking Features

TESTED: EIE Carbon rims and wheel build

TESTED: EIE Carbon rims and wheel build

Not all direct sale carbon rims are created equal - here's a long term test of a pair we've been on since early summer. 28 Jun 2018
X FACTOR: Outside is free

X FACTOR: Outside is free

Why do you ride? It’s one thing as a cycling coach, mountain biker, and all-round navel gazer that I ask people, and myself, with great regularity. 16 Jun 2018
Tropical Itineraries

Tropical Itineraries

Four ways to experience the best of Tropical North Queensland 15 Jun 2018
Speakers Corner: Ice Cream buckets and bell ringings

Speakers Corner: Ice Cream buckets and bell ringings

Have you had a big crash and kept on riding? 13 Jun 2018
TESTED: Granite Designs HEX stand

TESTED: Granite Designs HEX stand

An easy transport bike stand. 13 Jun 2018
Hydration Strategies

Hydration Strategies

You might be surprised to find that staying hydrated on the bike is actually significantly more complex than simply filling your bottle and taking a sip every now and then. 12 Jun 2018
The Blue Derby Pods Ride

The Blue Derby Pods Ride

World class trails, world class food and world class natural accomodation. Why you should try the 'Blue Derby Pods Ride' ! 9 Jun 2018
TESTED: Dakine bike roller bag

TESTED: Dakine bike roller bag

Do you need a bike bag that can swallow any bike and doesn't break the bank, then I think this is what you have been looking for. 9 Jun 2018
TESTED: Super B Torque Wrench

TESTED: Super B Torque Wrench

Are you doing your own bike maintenance? Then you need to invest in a torque wrench. Here's one we've been using. 6 Jun 2018
TESTED: USWE Patriot 15

TESTED: USWE Patriot 15

A versatile bag for riders who like to charge. 6 Jun 2018
Maintaining fitness over a season of racing

Maintaining fitness over a season of racing

Maintaining your fitness over a season of racing can be hard. We originally wrote this article for the summer season, but you can easily adhere this to winter racing or general fitness with a few tweaks. 5 Jun 2018
TESTED: DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 30

TESTED: DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 30

As long as I have been riding bikes I’ve always heard people say that the best upgrade you can make to your bike is the wheels. 4 Jun 2018
TESTED: Ride Farr Farr Barr

TESTED: Ride Farr Farr Barr

There are plenty of handlebars on the market - how about one especially for ultra-endurance riding? 1 Jun 2018
Navigating Noosa's trail network

Navigating Noosa's trail network

Head north or south or east or west... either way you go, get yourself to Noosa and sample over a 100 kilometers of hinterland trail. 1 Jun 2018
TESTED: Yakima Highroad

TESTED: Yakima Highroad

Yakima's best top loader gets an update. 29 May 2018
The brains behind the genius

The brains behind the genius

The science behind Scott bikes Genius. 28 May 2018
PTR: Knapsack Reserve

PTR: Knapsack Reserve

Knapsack Reserve. Your gateway to Blue Mountains mountain biking. 26 May 2018
RECIPE: Roasted Beetroot and Sardines on Sourdough

RECIPE: Roasted Beetroot and Sardines on Sourdough

Simple. Nutritious. Delicious. Sardines are not everyone’s cup of tea but they sure do pack a good nutrition punch. 25 May 2018
Trails by rail in Switzerland

Trails by rail in Switzerland

Singletrack meets railway tracks in Switzerland’s mountain paradise. With a country set to run like clockwork, and looking like a train set - why not get to the best spots by train? 23 May 2018
Say goodbye to flat tyres

Say goodbye to flat tyres

Flat tyres can plague mountain bikers, and make a ride terrible. Here are some options to help you ride flat free! 22 May 2018
TESTED: Shimano XC5 shoes

TESTED: Shimano XC5 shoes

Shoes for the adventurous. Trail days and bikepacking gurus these may be the shoe with sole for you. 22 May 2018