Mountain Biking Galleries

Santa Cruz start afresh with a new Nomad

Santa Cruz start afresh with a new Nomad

Santa Cruz hit the drawing board and started afresh for the new Nomad. The shock sits super low and the new linkage works well with a coil shock. But it's still the hard-hitting trail bike it always was. 2 Jun 2017
Bike Check: Chris Panozzo's Santa Cruz Tallboy

Bike Check: Chris Panozzo's Santa Cruz Tallboy

Known more for his downhill speed than his XC pedigree, Chris Panozzo is mixing up his racing at the moment, and took part in the recent Port to Port MTB stage race - here's a look at his XC rig. 1 Jun 2017
Escape the Winter the gallery

Escape the Winter the gallery

Stuck at your desk, longing for images of summer? Maybe you just need to look north. Join us on this great escape as we take a fat bike journey through Tropical North Queensland. 10 May 2017
Schurter and Belamoina on top in Albstadt!

Schurter and Belamoina on top in Albstadt!

The 2nd round of the UCI XCO World Cup in Albstadt had racing down to the wire in both the men's and women's races. While you know the results, here is a full gallery from the weekend of racing, thanks to photographer Philip Gale. 30 May 2017
Henderson back on the World Cup podium

Henderson back on the World Cup podium

The second round of the XCO World Cup was full of excitement, with a new winner in the women's race, and a new contender in the men's. 29 May 2017
TESTED: Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL

TESTED: Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL

Chris Herron hits the trails with the Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL and returns with results. 10 May 2017
McInerney and Johnston cinch Port to Port crowns

McInerney and Johnston cinch Port to Port crowns

The final stage of Port to Port has long been the thorn in the side for the race organisers. How could they get riders on the right mix of trails, along the coast, to a beach finish, without needing neutral sections? 28 May 2017
Port to Port's Queen stage delights the field

Port to Port's Queen stage delights the field

The 3rd stage of Port to Port is truly the Queen stage, being the longest and toughest of the event - but also the best! 27 May 2017
Ward wins the Port to Port Sundown Shoot Out

Ward wins the Port to Port Sundown Shoot Out

The Sundown Shoot Out is an institution for Port to Port, based right out of the beer garden at Lovedale Brewery at Crowne Plaza. 26 May 2017
Lose yourself down the Rabbit Hole

Lose yourself down the Rabbit Hole

Stage 2 of the 2017 Port to Port took riders from wine country and into the Pokolbin State Forest, for a climb up and long descent done the Rabbit Hole. 26 May 2017
Trek go big with the new Session 9.9

Trek go big with the new Session 9.9

After a perfect season in 2016, Trek worked hard with the Atherton's to develop a faster Session - and the new Session 9.9 is here. There's a hard-hitting 27.5" model, and a 29" frame and fork option for the speed obsessed. 23 May 2017
Playing in the sand at Port to Port

Playing in the sand at Port to Port

Stage 1 of Port to Port was met with sunny skies, crisp trails, and an enthusiastic group of riders ready to race. 25 May 2017
Panozzo and Whiteman on top of the box at Stromlo

Panozzo and Whiteman on top of the box at Stromlo

The latest round of the MTBA Gravity Enduro went to one of Australia's first and best mountain bike parks - Mt Stromlo. Check out the gallery from Nick Waygood. 22 May 2017
Pivot's all-new Mach 5.5 carbon trail bike

Pivot's all-new Mach 5.5 carbon trail bike

Pivot launch the new Mach 5.5 carbon an aggressive trail machine built to tackle any obstacle playfully! Read on for more of our first ride impressions. 19 May 2017
Alpine days in Davos

Alpine days in Davos

The Swiss might be famous for cuckoo clocks and making their trains run exactly to the second, but never forget what stunning riding the country has to offer in the majestic mountains. 16 Feb 2017
TESTED: Santa Cruz Hightower C-S

TESTED: Santa Cruz Hightower C-S

29er trail bikes might not be your jam, and our tester wasn't so sure either - until he jumped on board the Santa Cruz Hightower and let it rip on the trails. Check out Adam Macbeth's thoughts on the the Hightower in 29er form. 14 May 2017
Unearthing Central Otago

Unearthing Central Otago

Take a trip back in thyme to discover New Zealand’s trails that were formed by the famous gold rush more than 150 years ago, but are now a real treasure for mountain bikers. 16 Feb 2017
Through the lens: Australian Marathon Championships

Through the lens: Australian Marathon Championships

The National Marathon Championships flew all the way to Townsville for the 2017 edition. A long way for some, but just about anyone who made the trip reckons it was certainly worth it. 3 May 2017
Atherton and Fayolle on top in Lourdes

Atherton and Fayolle on top in Lourdes

The first round of the UCI World Cup Downhill was held amidst news of big wheels, but attention quickly turned to who would be fastest down the mountain. 2 May 2017
FIRST LOOK: Merida E160 900E pedal-assist enduro bike

FIRST LOOK: Merida E160 900E pedal-assist enduro bike

With the EWS round in Derby looming, our photographer needed the right steed to pilot the courses - as fast as the racers. Merida's new eONE-SIXTY 900E is the mountain biker's e-bike, built for high speeds and rough terrain. 26 Apr 2017
The AMB100's seasonal shift

The AMB100's seasonal shift

Four years in and it was time for a change - and when Rocky Trail Entertainment suggested the AMB100 moved to April, we were right behind the shift. And looked like everyone on course was happy with the move! 23 Apr 2017