Starting Out Or Sizing Up – Mountain Biking Kit Lists

Unless you have a habit of living with your head under a rock, you will have likely noticed that bicycles are a bit of a thing in the UK at present. Whether you’re someone new to riding, or perhaps looking for a new challenge; getting those two-wheels off-road is one of the best things you…

The UK’s Best Mountain Bike Trails (As Chosen By You)

image credit: Natash Ramasay Like all cycling, mountain biking is on the up in the UK; a recent estimate put the worth of the UK bike industry at over £900m. Whether you’re a hardened downhiller replete with full-face helmet and neck-brace, or a lycra-clad cross-country climber, as a pastime riding off-road is hugely varied; and…

Aspect Media tease us with their latest preview of Antidote

UK action sport film-makers Aspect Media have been beavering away the past couple of months on their latest mountain bike offering, Antidote. Today they’ve just released a teaser segment from the film, featuring British pros Danny Hart, Sam Pilgrim and Sam Reynolds – We’re particularly big fans of the Sam P’s caravan jump!   Doug…

Staying Healthy in Winter

If your sport of choice is mountain biking – or even cycling – you can be forgiven for being put off getting in the saddle during the winter. The cold itself is definitely an issue, but more of a problem are the icy roads (which are potentially lethal), the freezing headwinds and the lack of…

Bike-packing: the next big thing?

One of the key motives of those who went backpacking –  at least originally – was a desire to save as much money as possible, to ensure they could travel for as long as possible. So they spent hardly anything on food, often did not do too much during the day, and visited countries which…