Mountain Biking Features

TESTED: Giro DND Gloves

TESTED: Giro DND Gloves

Minimal bulk and maximum strength – that’s what I’m after in a set of mountain bike gloves. Plenty of gloves offer the former, but combining it with the latter isn’t always possible. 16 Oct 2017
TESTED: Pedalit bike care range

TESTED: Pedalit bike care range

Often overlooked, quality bike care products can make a real difference to your ride. We put the Pedalit bike care package to the test to get that extra performance and sheen from your drivetrain. 14 Oct 2017
Zucchini, Carrot and Egg Fritters

Zucchini, Carrot and Egg Fritters

Quick, easy and so nutritious. These fritters are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory ingredients to revitalise and energise your immune system. 12 Oct 2017
The 5 best sports for Cross Training

The 5 best sports for Cross Training

When training becomes a struggle, it's time to branch out. Here are some of the best sports and activities for the mountain bike enthusiast looking to cross train. 8 Oct 2017
First Look: Specialized Epic Expert

First Look: Specialized Epic Expert

The Specialized Epic was completely re-worked for 2018. Here's our first look of the Epic Expert. 7 Oct 2017
Beemac beasts McKayos!

Beemac beasts McKayos!

The third time is a charm up at Falls Creek for the McKayos race - bring on 2018 already! 7 Oct 2017
TESTED: TRP Quadiem G-Spec brakes

TESTED: TRP Quadiem G-Spec brakes

When the new YT Mob downhill team was created, Aaron Gwin sought out TRP to be their suppliers. So what make's these brakes draw in a World Cup Series champion? We had to put them to the test. 6 Oct 2017
TESTED: Trek Powerfly FS 7

TESTED: Trek Powerfly FS 7

The Trek Powerfly FS 7 is based off of the awesome Fuel EX trail bike, an impressive spec list and designed to shred. The question is. Do you want an e-MTB? 4 Oct 2017
Flying high in Central Otago

Flying high in Central Otago

Sometimes the best trails are accessed by air. Smell the lavender and follow the ribbons of wide open single track in Central Otago. 2 Oct 2017
Losing weight without losing performance

Losing weight without losing performance

Coming out of winter hibernation with a little more bulk than we had going in can be frustrating. But, rapid weight loss can kill your performance on the bike. Instead, here’s how to lose the winter weight, while still smashing your competitors. 30 Sep 2017
TESTED: SWISSSTOP Catalyst Rotors

TESTED: SWISSSTOP Catalyst Rotors

Brake rotors can be an easy piece of kit to not pay much attention to. Until they’re warped, you ride in big hills, bad conditions, or you have an Avid rotor from the “turkey gobble” era. And then you realise that your brake rotors and pads have EVERYTHING to do with your ride. 28 Sep 2017
XFACTOR: New Bike Day

XFACTOR: New Bike Day

In our world, New Bike Day is better than any birthday or Christmas. 24 Sep 2017
TESTED: Zelvy I9 Carbon 29 PDL Wheel Set

TESTED: Zelvy I9 Carbon 29 PDL Wheel Set

Looking to upgrade those stock wheels ?? These Zelvy I9 Carbon 29 wheels might just be the right mix you're after. 22 Sep 2017
2017 World Champs AMB designer Robert Conroys picks

2017 World Champs AMB designer Robert Conroys picks

The last in our special series revealing the secrets behind some of the best photos taken at the 2017 World Championships in Cairns 21 Sep 2017
Mountain biking the Massif

Mountain biking the Massif

The Tour Du Mont Blanc, also known as the “TMB” and “Three Countries Tour”, is one of the world’s iconic long-distance hiking trails. But it is also open to mountain bikes. 20 Sep 2017
2017 World Champs: Dave Acree's picks

2017 World Champs: Dave Acree's picks

The second in our special series revealing the secrets behind some of the best photos taken at the 2017 World Championships in Cairns. 18 Sep 2017
How to take drops at speed

How to take drops at speed

For any drop, there’s definitely a sweet spot when it comes to the right speed to hit it. For novice to intermediate riders, the right speed is much more important to get right. 18 Sep 2017
TESTED: Solo MTB Clothing

TESTED: Solo MTB Clothing

There is always a need for fresh threads on the bike. Why not take a look at this new comer. Solo Clothing, kit to put a smile on your face. 16 Sep 2017
Focus hit the trail hard in 2018

Focus hit the trail hard in 2018

Focus continue to grow into 2018, with refinements and new models hitting the floor of the dealer 15 Sep 2017
2017 World Champs: Ben Sykes' picks

2017 World Champs: Ben Sykes' picks

The secret behind some of the best photos taken at the 2017 World Championships in Cairns. 14 Sep 2017
RECIPE: Sesame, pepita and nut bars

RECIPE: Sesame, pepita and nut bars

These bars are the ideal companion for long rides or fun adventures that require some serious fuelling and good tasting snacks. 13 Sep 2017