trail

TESTED: Pivot Shadowcat Pro XT/XTR trail bike

TESTED: Pivot Shadowcat Pro XT/XTR trail bike

Pivot's all-new Shadowcat shows that small wheels and fun go together in this nimble and capable package. 1 Mar 2022
Anatomy of a downcountry bike

Anatomy of a downcountry bike

Mike Blewitt explores what a downcountry bike actually is. 20 Oct 2021
The Modern Trail Landscape

The Modern Trail Landscape

There's new trails popping up everywhere in Australia, and everyone has an opinion on them. Will Shaw looks into some common comments and questions when it comes to new and existing trails. 20 Oct 2021
FIRST LOOK: ZLV-IND MAXGOAT Carbon Wheelset

FIRST LOOK: ZLV-IND MAXGOAT Carbon Wheelset

ZLV-IND's MAXGOAT Carbon Wheels claim to be a jack of all trades wheelset at a very competitive price. Here are our initial thoughts. 27 Sep 2021
Fox Creek rises from the ashes

Fox Creek rises from the ashes

Fox Creek was one of Australia's best known riding destinations until the devastating 2019 bushfires led to its closure. After lots of hard work, Fox Creek is rising from the ashes. 16 Sep 2021
TESTED: G-Form Protection

TESTED: G-Form Protection

Georgina von Marburg puts G Form's protection offerings to the test. 9 Sep 2021
TESTED: Unparalleled Dust Up Shoes

TESTED: Unparalleled Dust Up Shoes

We test the Unparalleled Dust Up flat pedal shoes. 19 Jul 2021
TESTED: MET Terranova MIPS Helmet

TESTED: MET Terranova MIPS Helmet

The MET Terranova MIPS helmet is a trail oriented helmet promising comfort, safety, and value for money. Tim Bardsley-Smith sees how it stacks up in a crowded market. 16 Jul 2021
TESTED: 7iDP knee and elbow pads

TESTED: 7iDP knee and elbow pads

7 iDP (Seven Protection) touts its pads to offer the best of both worlds in protection and pedal friendliness, Jared Rando sought to find out 15 Jul 2021
TESTED: Merida Ninety-Six RC XT

TESTED: Merida Ninety-Six RC XT

Merida's Ninety Six RC XT is a full carbon cross-country race bike with some nifty features. 10 Jul 2021
The life of a trail builder

The life of a trail builder

The life of a trail builder might not be what you think - we caught up with Ryan de la Rue for insights into how he got started, and why. 8 Jun 2021
TESTED: NS Bikes Define 130 1

TESTED: NS Bikes Define 130 1

The NS Define 130 is the perfect bike to answer your questions about shorter travel trail bikes. 5 Mar 2021
TESTED: ilabb Don Series

TESTED: ilabb Don Series

See how these new threads from New Zealand stand up to Aussie riding conditions 23 Dec 2020
Busting Myths in Mountain Biking

Busting Myths in Mountain Biking

Will Shaw busts mountain biking's biggest myths 19 Dec 2020
Thredbo's new Ricochet Trail

Thredbo's new Ricochet Trail

Thredbo's new Ricochet trail opens soon - adding another gravity trail to the mountain bike park. 12 Dec 2019
What I learnt racing Cape to Cape on a trail bike

What I learnt racing Cape to Cape on a trail bike

Cape to Cape is a 4-day mountain bike event in Western Australia - but does it matter what bike you take? 21 Nov 2019
The evolution of Maydena Bike Park

The evolution of Maydena Bike Park

When we first visited Maydena Bike Park, it was pretty hectic. Has it mellowed, or expanded? 28 Mar 2019
Mountain biking in Orange, NSW

Mountain biking in Orange, NSW

Will your next MTB trip be to Orange? The local club is hoping to cement Orange as Australia’s next MTB destination. 19 Feb 2019
TESTED: MET Roam helmet

TESTED: MET Roam helmet

MET's Roam helmet is their open face trail and enduro lid. 24 Jan 2019
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
Whyte's new trail and enduro bikes for 2018

Whyte's new trail and enduro bikes for 2018

Whyte have had modern trail geometry dialled for longer than most - here's what we're excited about for 2018. 1 Sep 2017