xc

NUTRITION: Top Nutrition Tips for Fast Food Stops

NUTRITION: Top Nutrition Tips for Fast Food Stops

It is possible to eat take away foods without hampering your performance on the bike. Here’s how. 6 Feb 2022
TESTED: Bontrager XR1 Team Issue 29 x 2.2" Tyre

TESTED: Bontrager XR1 Team Issue 29 x 2.2" Tyre

Bontrager's XR1 tyres are their premiere XC racing rubber. 27 Jan 2022
Cam Ivory: Drive and Determination

Cam Ivory: Drive and Determination

Cam Ivory has been one of Australia's best cross-country racers in all disciplines for many years now. Georgina von Marburg sat down with Cam to discuss his past, present, and future. 28 Nov 2021
TESTED: 2022 Fox 34 SC 120mm

TESTED: 2022 Fox 34 SC 120mm

The new Fox 34 SC offers a raft of improvements over the old model. 22 Nov 2021
TESTED: Pirelli Scorpion XC RC 2.4"

TESTED: Pirelli Scorpion XC RC 2.4"

Pirelli have been coming out with lots of great tyres recently. Mike Blewitt has spent plenty of time on the XC RC 2.4's, and he's a fan. 21 Nov 2021
Giant brings the 2022 Anthem into the future

Giant brings the 2022 Anthem into the future

Giant's new Anthem range ticks all the boxes for a modern cross-country race bike. 19 Nov 2021
The ins and outs of club racing

The ins and outs of club racing

Leo Cerda breaks down the basics of club racing. 16 Nov 2021
Zoe Cuthbert: Ride Everything!

Zoe Cuthbert: Ride Everything!

Georgina Von Marburg chats with Zoe Cuthbert, a young rider enjoying every bike in the garage! 31 Oct 2021
Should you train with power?

Should you train with power?

Power is becoming cheaper and more available for mountain bikers. Should you be getting aquatinted with your watts? 28 Oct 2021
Should you be running shorter cranks?

Should you be running shorter cranks?

Shorter cranks have been favoured by gravity athletes for some time. Should you be considering them too? 26 Oct 2021
Anatomy of a downcountry bike

Anatomy of a downcountry bike

Mike Blewitt explores what a downcountry bike actually is. 20 Oct 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: BikeYoke Divine SL

TESTED: BikeYoke Divine SL

A lightweight dropper post is an enviable component for XC racers. Mike Blewitt shares his thoughts on the BikeYoke Divine SL. 21 Aug 2021
TESTED: Panzer EVO XC Inserts

TESTED: Panzer EVO XC Inserts

Tyre inserts for XC are gaining in popularity. How do Panzer's EVO XC Inserts stack up in the market? 13 Aug 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
TESTED: Orbea Oiz M Team

TESTED: Orbea Oiz M Team

Orbea may no longer be a gun manufacturer, having shifted from rifles to bicycles about 90 years ago. But that's not to say they don't produce weapons for the trails. 18 May 2021
TESTED: DT Swiss 232 suspension

TESTED: DT Swiss 232 suspension

Can DT Swiss' 232 One butt-in on the dominance of Fox and RockShox? 25 Dec 2020
TESTED: DT Swiss D 232 One Dropper post

TESTED: DT Swiss D 232 One Dropper post

Can an upside down short travel dropper post keep pace in the world of ever longer travel posts? 24 Dec 2020
Busting Myths in Mountain Biking

Busting Myths in Mountain Biking

Will Shaw busts mountain biking's biggest myths 19 Dec 2020
TESTED: Pirelli Scorpion 2.4" XC tyres

TESTED: Pirelli Scorpion 2.4" XC tyres

Pirelli's Scorpion 2.4" LITE range might be just the tyres that your down-country bike needs. 8 Oct 2020
Langvad and Gaze in World Cup triumph!

Langvad and Gaze in World Cup triumph!

The opening round of the XCO World Cup landed in Stellenbosch - and the new course didn't disappoint! 12 Mar 2018