Mountain Biking News

Fox Rollercoaster and RedAss Downhill: Rocky Trail gravity racers descend in Thredbo

Fox Rollercoaster and RedAss Downhill: Rocky Trail gravity racers descend in Thredbo

The annual Rocky Trail Gravity Weekend at Thredbo this year brought Round 2 of the Fox Rollercoaster Superflow Series as well as the RedAss Downhill Enduro NSW/ACT State Championships to the popular trails in the Koszciusko National Park. 12 Apr 2017
Practice makes perfect - dialling lines in Derby

Practice makes perfect - dialling lines in Derby

Practice has begun in Derby, for the Shimano Enduro Tasmania, which is Round 2 of the Enduro World Series. Our man on the ground, Tim Bardsley-Smith, caught some of the world's best out ripping the trails. 7 Apr 2017
FIRST LOOK: SwissStop Catalyst rotors

FIRST LOOK: SwissStop Catalyst rotors

The Swiss brake pad masters have branched out, adding the Catalyst rotor to their braking line up. We've just had some land on the work bench, along with some fresh ExoTherm pads for testing. 5 Apr 2017
AMB Issue #160 - This is Queensland

AMB Issue #160 - This is Queensland

The latest issue of Australian Mountain Bike magazine is at your newsagent. Take a peek inside the issue as we explore the trails of Queensland, and dig in to find out what makes the Sunshine State such a good place to be a mountain biker. 28 Mar 2017
The Hurt begins! National Champs Day 2

The Hurt begins! National Champs Day 2

All the highlights from day two of the Australian National Championships in Canungra, QLD. 17 Mar 2017
Australian National Championships: Day 1

Australian National Championships: Day 1

All the highlights from day one of the Australian National Championships in Canungra, QLD. 16 Mar 2017
2020 Downhill World Championships head to Saalfelden Leogang

2020 Downhill World Championships head to Saalfelden Leogang

In 2020, our next Olympic year, the Mountain Bike World Championships will be split. While XCO will be in Albstadt, downhill will be in Saalfelden Leogang. We heard from some of the top riders on what they think about the Austrian location. 8 Mar 2017
2017 Shimano MTB GP to launch at Glenrock

2017 Shimano MTB GP to launch at Glenrock

The much-celebrated Shimano MTB GP series is about to get started for 2017. The first round heads to Glenrock, the trail centre by the beach. 7 Mar 2017
Pioneer Stage Two

Pioneer Stage Two

Day two of The Pioneer mountain bike stage race revealed the true character of the race, as riders were lead along a long and hilly route, where the sting was truly in the tail. 6 Mar 2017
RRR to draw riders to Tropical North Queensland

RRR to draw riders to Tropical North Queensland

The RRR mountain bike race must be the longest running mountain bike race in Australia, having first run in 1991. This winter, racers return to Tropical North Queensland for the classic event that takes you from a rural setting, through the rainforest, all the way to the reef. 1 Mar 2017
Big weekends for Nankervis and Mullens in the Otways

Big weekends for Nankervis and Mullens in the Otways

This weekend the Otway Odyssey returned to Forrest, Victoria. But the classic Australian mountain bike race had a sister event too - the Great Otway Gravel Grind. Once again, riders from Bendigo proved their some of the best in the country. 27 Feb 2017
According to YT - size doesn't matter with the new Jeffsy

According to YT - size doesn't matter with the new Jeffsy

Not even one month after presenting the new 2017 bike range YT is at it again, rolling out another trail bike – the Jeffsy 27. 16 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage Seven - no gifts

Pioneer Stage Seven - no gifts

The final day of The Pioneer mountain bike stage race tok riders from the heights of Snow Farm to Queenstown, with a quick jetboat ride thrown in too. 11 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage Six - Snow Farm beckons

Pioneer Stage Six - Snow Farm beckons

Stage Six of The Pioneer mountain bike stage race mixes the sweet singletrack outside Wanaka with a behemoth of a climb - all the way to Snow Farm at 1500m. 10 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage Five - find character

Pioneer Stage Five - find character

Any week-long stage race has a Queen stage - the day which is the longest, and typically the hardest. And Stage 5 of The Pioneer mountain bike stage race, with 112km and 3578m of climbing truly matched the definition of a Queen Stage. 9 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage Four - battling Ben Ohau

Pioneer Stage Four - battling Ben Ohau

The sun was shining again on Stage 4 of The Pioneer mountain bike stage race, as the riders left the cool shores of Lake Tekapo, heading to the sunny shores of Lake Ohau. But first, they had to battle Ben Ohau. 8 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage Three

Pioneer Stage Three

Riders are in Tekapo, some are using Lake Tekapo as an ice bath, others are spread under the stretch tent. And just about everyone is glad that The Pioneer crew chose to not subject them to alpine misery today. 7 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage Two

Pioneer Stage Two

On day two of The Pioneer mountain bike stage race, the true nature of the event reared its head. Gone was the short nature of day one, instead riders were greeted with a true test, from rutted trails, steep climbs, and long rocky descents. 6 Feb 2017
NZ Olympic cyclist Hayden Roulston to line up at Mototapu

NZ Olympic cyclist Hayden Roulston to line up at Mototapu

One of New Zealand's Olympic cyclists, Hayden Roulston, will swap out his road and track bikes for the mountain bike in early March, as he takes on the iconic Mototapu race between Wanaka and Queenstown. 6 Feb 2017
Pioneer Stage One

Pioneer Stage One

Stage One of the Pioneer headed to Christchurch Adventure Park, as riders tested themselves on the gravity trails and steep climbs ahead of their journey to the Alps. 4 Feb 2017
AMB #159 Photocomp's winner!

AMB #159 Photocomp's winner!

YOU COULD WIN A CAMELBAK AND HAVE YOUR SHOT PRINTED IN OUR NEXT ISSUE! 31 Jan 2017