Mountain Biking Features

TESTED: Crankbrothers Mallet E Pedals

TESTED: Crankbrothers Mallet E Pedals

It's time to hop back on board the Crankbrothers band wagon because these Mallet E pedals have knocked it out of the park. 21 Apr 2017
Gravity Check: Do it all.

Gravity Check: Do it all.

Chris Panozzo ponders just what it means to have one bike to do it all. 20 Apr 2017
TESTED: KTM Lycan 272

TESTED: KTM Lycan 272

Have KTM created a well-built bike that is a ‘true mountain bike’? Is it the one bike to do it all ? 19 Apr 2017
VAN LIFE : An Oregon Odessey pt 2

VAN LIFE : An Oregon Odessey pt 2

With the great mountain and everything ending in Hood now behind us, Simon and myself head deeper into Oregon on our Vanlife odyssey. Bend is our destination and the arid alpine trails call to us. But with America’s Independence Day coming up, it’s not just the trails that are urging us on. 18 Apr 2017
TESTED: GOPRO HERO 5 SESSION

TESTED: GOPRO HERO 5 SESSION

Albert Einstein famously observed that “insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting the same result”. Fortunately for GoPro, its team appear to have taken this sentiment to heart with the impressive upgrade to the company’s tiny Session camera, the Hero5 Session. 17 Apr 2017
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? 17 Apr 2017
How to set up SRAM Eagle

How to set up SRAM Eagle

Hopefully someone was kind to you or you were kind to yourself and now you have a SRAM Eagle group set. If you were that lucky, we’re going to talk you through how to install it. 16 Apr 2017
How to nail fire road hairpin corners

How to nail fire road hairpin corners

Hairpin (180 degree) fire road turns are one of those things which can be a whole lot of fun, or a whole lot of bad news. They are fairly common, both on race courses and fire road links on trail networks and to be honest, sometimes I don’t mind a good slide around them. 15 Apr 2017
TESTED: Funn Zippa lite chain guides

TESTED: Funn Zippa lite chain guides

A chain guide is the ultimate security when you're racing against the clock and we have the low down on some of the latest and lite'st from Funn. 14 Apr 2017
X Factor : Partners in Crime

X Factor : Partners in Crime

Riding relationships, why it's good for you to find that wheel to follow. 13 Apr 2017
TESTED: Giant Anthem 2

TESTED: Giant Anthem 2

The Giant Anthem 2 is at the point where value-for-money and performance intersect. The refined geometry coupled with solid component choices for suspension, gearing and brakes make it an ideal first ‘proper’ mountain bike or a bike for the budget-conscious weekend warrior alike. 12 Apr 2017
Queensland's mountain bike hot spots

Queensland's mountain bike hot spots

Our latest issue draws your focus to Queensland, and with the number of trails being developed up north, it makes sense. but there's more on the go than what we covered. Here's your guide to some of Queensland's MTB hot spots. 11 Apr 2017
Townsville Shines

Townsville Shines

There’s a real pull that’s attracting more and more riders to sample the testing tracks in and around North Queensland’s unofficial capital – and it’s not just because of the aptly named Magnetic Island! 11 Apr 2017
The future is Bright

The future is Bright

Think that Victoria’s mecca of MTB can’t get any better? Think again, as the thriving town goes even further to cement its position as one of the best places to ride in the whole of Australia. 11 Apr 2017
Caffeine 101: How to make caffeine work for you

Caffeine 101: How to make caffeine work for you

Caffeine is one of the few legal ergogenic aids that has substantial evidence behind it. So, how do you use it to get the most out of your legs when you’re on the trails? 10 Apr 2017
TESTED: Craftworx Dirty Harry Carbon wheels

TESTED: Craftworx Dirty Harry Carbon wheels

In a time where the cycling world has gone carbon mad, Brisbane-based wheel builders Craftworx have watched the popularity of carbon mountain bike wheels rise from the sidelines. Until now. 9 Apr 2017
Speakers Corner: Trail Fatigue

Speakers Corner: Trail Fatigue

Can you ever have too much trail ? 8 Apr 2017
AMB # 160 PHOTOCOMP WINNER!

AMB # 160 PHOTOCOMP WINNER!

YOU COULD WIN AND HAVE YOUR SHOT PRINTED IN OUR NEXT ISSUE TOO! 4 Apr 2017
Chris Panozzo: looking ahead to the Shimano Enduro Tasmania

Chris Panozzo: looking ahead to the Shimano Enduro Tasmania

Chris Panozzo has checked in after the opening round of the EWS, as he heads off down to Derby, Tasmania, for the 2nd round. Who's on form, and who has something to prove? 4 Apr 2017
TESTED: SRAM Eagle X01

TESTED: SRAM Eagle X01

SRAM launched Eagle last year, and the two 12-speed group sets are flung up against some stiff competition in the upper reaches of drivetrain hierarchy. Anna Beck looks how Eagle X01 stacks up. 3 Apr 2017
TESTED: KUAT NV 2.0

TESTED: KUAT NV 2.0

In the perfect mountain biking world, we would just ride perfectly formed, endless trails right from our front door. However, the reality of the geography means that we do need to regularly get our bikes from home to our riding destination. With so many disadvantages associated with packing a bike into a car, van or ute a bike rack is an option for safe and secure travel. 27 Mar 2017