Mountain Biking Features

How to tune a kid's bike

How to tune a kid's bike

Christmas has been and gone, but that birthdays coming up fast so here are a few tweaks that will make any bike better for children. 3 Feb 2018
FIRST LOOK: Orbea Rallon

FIRST LOOK: Orbea Rallon

The Orbea Rallon had an impressive overhaul, and it means Orbea has brought their enduro machine straight to the head of the class. 2 Feb 2018
A Pioneers new path

A Pioneers new path

The 2018 route for The Pioneer is tracing a completely different course across the topography of New Zealand’s South Island. 1 Feb 2018
FIRST LOOK: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

FIRST LOOK: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

Dakine take their roller bag series and add some serious volume to make a verstaile, easy to use bike bag. 31 Jan 2018
TESTED: Clif sports nutrition

TESTED: Clif sports nutrition

Clif have a wide range of products from bars, gels and bloks to help fuel your ride. 31 Jan 2018
RECIPE: Pumpkin and ricotta gnocchi

RECIPE: Pumpkin and ricotta gnocchi

This is gnocchi with a slight variation - perfect for fuelling hungry athletes with a good balance of carbohydrates and protein. 29 Jan 2018
If I knew now what I did then…

If I knew now what I did then…

What would tell your younger self if you had the chance to turn the clock back? 26 Jan 2018
TESTED: Bontrager Velocis MIPS helmet

TESTED: Bontrager Velocis MIPS helmet

If you love racing and going fast, this is the helmet for you. 24 Jan 2018
7 things I learnt riding in snow

7 things I learnt riding in snow

What do you know about riding your bike in snow? Could it be your next mountain bike adventure this winter? 24 Jan 2018
Seven surprising nutrition facts

Seven surprising nutrition facts

Type “nutrition for cycling” into Google and you’ll come up with almost 26 million results. No wonder we are confused sometimes! 22 Jan 2018
Places That Rock: Dunsborough, WA

Places That Rock: Dunsborough, WA

Ten years in the making and tons of fun out in the west! 19 Jan 2018
What’s the deal with metric shock sizing?

What’s the deal with metric shock sizing?

What is metric and how will it make the lives of mountain bikers better? 17 Jan 2018
TESTED: Shimano S-Phyre XC9 shoes

TESTED: Shimano S-Phyre XC9 shoes

Great fit and comfort, allied with excellent grip off the bike and highly breathable. 15 Jan 2018
What's the best rim width for mountain biking?

What's the best rim width for mountain biking?

How wide is wide for mountain bike rims? We're set up to test 3 wheels with 3 different internal rim widths to find out. 12 Jan 2018
Pump up your skills

Pump up your skills

How a skills course can take your riding to the next level. 12 Jan 2018
Tips and tricks for tubeless setup

Tips and tricks for tubeless setup

If you're having trouble with your tubeless setup, follow this step-by-step guide. 8 Jan 2018
Wild Wairoa: New Zealand's best-kept secret

Wild Wairoa: New Zealand's best-kept secret

Have you ever ridden a trail that has a legacy that is passed on by whispers? That is so secret only a handful of people have ridden there? That was created as a personal mountain bike playground for a reclusive billionaire? 5 Jan 2018
TESTED: Scicon AeroComfort MTB 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag

TESTED: Scicon AeroComfort MTB 3.0 TSA Bike Travel Bag

The Scicon AeroComfort has been updated and comes pretty close to nailing everything you want in a MTB bike bag. 3 Jan 2018
Places That Rock: Vapour Trail, Stromlo

Places That Rock: Vapour Trail, Stromlo

The updated Vapour Trail in Stromlo Forest Park on the edge of Canberra is a jumper's paradise. 1 Jan 2018
TESTED: Smoove Lube

TESTED: Smoove Lube

South African company Smoove have developed a product that works brilliantly in Australian conditions. 29 Dec 2017
How to tackle long rock gardens

How to tackle long rock gardens

Rock gardens come in all shapes and sizes, but the big ones can be seriously daunting. Here's how to nail them. 27 Dec 2017