Some mountain bikers prefer fingerless gloves, while others like full-finger models. Some riders don’t wear gloves at all!
Alongside an excuse to drink cold beers with good friends, there are loads of benefits to watching professional downhill, cross country, and enduro mountain bike races.
Leaves make it harder to see obstacles on mountain bike trails and tend to provide unreliable traction, but they can serve to protect the soil beneath
Cyclists have been riding bikes on gravel roads for decades without the need for dedicated gravel bikes. The recent explosion in the genre is based purely on marketing.
Gravel bikes are far from necessary, but probably one of the best additions to the bike industry in a long time.
Now is the time to plan for your best mountain biking year yet! All of us can progress in our riding and in our experience, so let us know what you’re setting your sights on for 2020.
Clearly there are steps we can take to secure our bikes, but no method is fool proof. Despite our best efforts, many of us have had bikes stolen over the years.
A squeaky mountain bike might be no big deal to some riders, while for others even the faintest whisper is like fingernails on a chalkboard.