Mountain Bike Tips Beginners Should Know: 10 things I wish I had been told

Mountain Bike Tips Beginners Should Know: 10 things I wish I had been told

I remember being new to mountain biking and learning something new every time I went out on my bike. There is no substitute for experience, but here are some mountain bike tips beginners will benefit from. They are in no particular order, but, these will give you a bit of a head start and enhance your time on the trails, without having to learn the […]

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How to Choose the Best Bike Pumps

How to Choose the Best Bike Pumps

This may not be the most exiting subject, but keeping your tyres inflated is pretty important. Choosing the best bike pumps is will ensure that you have the optimum amount of air in your tyres. This is essential before you go out on a ride and while out on the trails. There are a lot of bike pumps to choose from, so here is my […]

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Winter Bike Tyres: How to buy the right ones for your ride

Winter Bike Tyres: How to buy the right ones for your ride

When the weather changes to something a further from dry and dusty, the riding experience changes somewhat. Winter means riding through slippy mud, snow and ice. It also means that you will come across more leaves and branches fallen from trees, thanks to wind, rain and snowfall. Luckily, a good set of winter bike tyres will help you cut through the mud and give you […]

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Mountain Bikes for Women

Mountain Bikes for Women

Image courtesy of @wolf.girl.mtb The term ‘Mountain bikes for women’ is a bit of a strange one. You may be thinking that there is a definitive way that bikes are made for women that is different to men’s mountain bikes. Unfortunately, this is not the case and there are many approaches manufacturers design mountain bikes for women. Different approaches of design to mountain bikes for […]

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Kids Balance Bikes

Kids Balance Bikes

Kids balance bikes are two-wheeled bikes with pedals. They are designed to teach toddlers from 18 months how to balance on two wheels. After a short period with a balance bike children will be able to ride, jump and coast without help. The idea of kids balance bikes, is to not need tricycles or stabilisers, therefore, children can quickly progress to proper pedal bikes. Kids […]

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Best Children’s Bikes: Get them off to a good start

Best Children’s Bikes: Get them off to a good start

There is a saying, “Teach your child the love of bikes, that way they will never have enough money for drugs”. Now is the time to get them riding. Depending on their age, you may want to get them a balance bike, in order to learn those first skills or their first mountain bike. This should be a child’s first taste of freedom, not a […]

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Wahoo Kickr Trainer: Everything you need to know

Wahoo Kickr Trainer: Everything you need to know

If you want to keep your bike fitness up over the winter, but struggle for motivation to go out in the cold, a turbo trainer is a great idea. They are also good for those who are pushed for time or recovering from an injury. This is because you can simulate your ride without leaving the house. They all keep you off the roads when […]

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Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet: The best ones the market

Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet: The best ones the market

If you ride downhill or technical enduro trails, you are going to need a proper full face mountain bike helmet. They give you the protection you need and help with your confidence, so you are not held back worrying about your pretty face. You may think they are overkill and you will find a full face mountain bike helmet bulky to start with. However, you […]

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The best Enduro Mountain Bike Helmets

The best Enduro Mountain Bike Helmets

Enduro mountain bike helmets are used by riders who want a bit more protection than regular bike helmets. This is understandable, as enduro riders usually ride more technical terrain. Enduro mountain bike helmets have more coverage than regular bike helmets and they have more clever safety features to keep your head intact. There is a huge amount of enduro mountain bike helmets on the market, […]

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Mountain Bike Helmet: How to choose the best one for you

Mountain Bike Helmet: How to choose the best one for you

Mountain biking is risky, but we can manage the risk by protecting ourselves. Nobody should go riding without wearing a mountain bike helmet. The terrain we ride in has lots of hazards that can turn a simple fall in to a serious injury that can be prevented, or reduced by a good mountain bike helmet. The other great thing about mountain bike helmets, is that […]

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