Flying with a Mountain Bike: Top Tips for riding abroad

Flying with a  Mountain Bike: Top Tips for riding abroad

Sometimes we travel further afield to see what mountain biking abroad is like. Different destinations offer different terrain, styles of riding, culture and experiences. In most cases you can hire bikes when you arrive, however, you have spent a lot of money on your bike and you know how it behaves and handles. Therefore, you will may want to take it with you. There are […]

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Antinatüral MTB & MX Apparel:

Antinatüral MTB & MX Apparel:

Working in the mountain bike world you come across some really cool brands. One that I have recently discovered is Antinatural. They offer riders something different to the usual big brands, and their clothing looks and performs just as well. Who are Antinatural? Antinatural is a british brand, focussed on race and race inspired mountain bike clothing. Their focus is freedom of movement and comfort. […]

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Best Mountain Bike Upgrades: It is fun to customise

Best Mountain Bike Upgrades: It is fun to customise

Unless you are spending lots of money on a brand new bike, it is rare that everything on it is perfect for you. There are a couple of reasons that you may want to change things around. One reason, is that certain components don’t suit the type of terrain you ride. Additionally, as you get more experienced, your style of riding will evolve, and you […]

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Trek Fuel EX 5: In depth Review of the 2018 model

Trek Fuel EX 5: In depth Review of the 2018 model

The 2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 has gone through some changes from the 2017 version. These changes have brought it up to date and made it a very capable and rugged bike. Who is it for? The Trek Fuel EX is a cross-country bike that is good for beginners and experts alike. It is ideal for those riders who like to go long distances. This […]

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Trek Remedy 8 : In Depth Test of the 2018 model

Trek Remedy 8 : In Depth Test of the 2018 model

The Trek Remedy range is one of Treks most popular full suspension platforms. Trek Remedy riders are equipped with a versatile bike that feels at home when riding hard on technical terrain. Who is it for? If you ride terrain with technical descents, but need something that will get you back up the hills, the Trek Remedy is a great option for you. This is […]

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Coed y Brenin: North Wales Mountain Biking

Coed y Brenin: North Wales Mountain Biking

While on a trip back to the UK, we managed to get a couple of days mountain biking in Wales. We went to Llandegla and Coed y Brenin. Coed y Brenin is the UK’s largest purpose built trail centre, and has a great variety of riding to keep all mountain bikers happy. What is Coed y Brenin all about? Nestled in the forests of Snowdonia […]

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Mountain Biking North Wales: LLandegla

Mountain Biking North Wales: LLandegla

Mountain biking North Wales is popular with British riders. Welsh mountain bike trail centres, such as Llandegla, and Coed Y Brenin, offer riders varied and fun trails. These trail centres are relatively easy to access, and they attract mountain bikers from all over Britain. At the end of the mountain bike season in Morzine, we decided to go back to where we first started riding […]

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Maxxis Mountain Bike Tyres: Which ones are best for you

Maxxis Mountain Bike Tyres: Which ones are best for you

You only have to look around at the bikes in any bike park to see that Maxxis are one of the most popular mountain bike tyre brands. However, I see lots of questions on social media about which ones to buy. Here are the most talked about Maxxis tyres and what each of them are good for. Aggressor The Maxxis Aggressor tyre is popular with […]

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Mountain Bike Chainguides: How they can help you

Mountain Bike Chainguides: How they can help you

When I found out about mountain bike chainguides, it was a revelation. Before I fitted one on my old Scott Genius, riding bumpy trails, frustratingly made my chain come off on pretty much every run. I knew I needed to make some modifications, so I did some research and decided that going to a 1 x 11 drivetrain and fitting a mountain bike chainguide. Benefits […]

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Mountain Biking La Thuile

Mountain Biking La Thuile

Lift accessible long natural trails are super fun. When they come with spectacular views and a proper Italian pizza, it makes mountain biking La Thuile a superb experience. A Day Trip To Italy Living in Morzine is pretty ideal to get quick access to some of the best mountain bike trails in the world. Many of the trails we have here, are nice and smooth(ish), with […]

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