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Are These The BIGGEST Innovations in Road Cycling History?

Are These The BIGGEST Innovations in Road Cycling History?

You could argue that the bicycle has been mostly unchanged since the 19th century, but there have been a number of innovations which have changed cycling tech forever. From the introduction of carbon fibre frames, to the rise of electronic groupsets from SRAM, Shimano and Campagnolo. We’re going to look at seven, but, if we’ve… Continue Reading

Riding A Hardtail At A Downhill Bike Park!

Riding A Hardtail At A Downhill Bike Park!

There’s no denying that Hardtails are hardcore, but are there any benefits of this for you? Can riding a Hardtail make you a better rider? Join Neil Donoghue at @BikePark Wales for a seriously tough riding session where he runs you through some Hardtail thoughts and answers all of your hardcore queries. So strap in,… Continue Reading

West Kernow Way, electrified! | Cycling WKW on the new Giant Revolt E+

West Kernow Way, electrified! | Cycling WKW on the new Giant Revolt E+

We’ve been lucky enough to get some time aboard the new Giant Revolt E+, with its powerful Shimano EP8 motor and new RideControl Go single-button system. What better way to try it out than head down to Cornwall for a lap of the West Kernow Way? Sponsored by Giant. See the new Revolt E+: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/gb/revolt-eplus-2022… Continue Reading

Rich Payne | Meet The GMBN Presenters

Rich Payne | Meet The GMBN Presenters

Born in Wells Somerset, Rich Payne developed his love & passion for mountain biking as a youngster in the local Mendip hills with the likes of Rachel, Gee and Dan Atherton! He began his career in the MTB industry with his dad, attending local races & events together where Rich would develop his talents, moving… Continue Reading

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On A Bike Ride

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On A Bike Ride

Getting out on your bike is always a good idea, but there are some things you can do on a bike that certainly are not. From taking off your jacket in crosswinds to riding topless, we take you through the worst ideas and biggest mistakes you can make on a bike ride! ____________________ 🚴 With… Continue Reading

Yeti’s first e-bike, 160E T1: first ride review | Is it worth £11,899? | Mountain Bike Rider

Yeti’s first e-bike, 160E T1: first ride review | Is it worth £11,899? | Mountain Bike Rider

Yeti’s long-awaited e-bike is built to race with a complex six-bar linkage that claims to bring efficiency under power and composure on the roughest descents. But can it win the hearts, minds and wallets of the buying public? We take one for a spin to find out. Click here to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MBRmagazine?sub_confirmation=1 More at: MBR:… Continue Reading

Smoothing Out the Trail and Staying in Control | MTB Skills

Smoothing Out the Trail and Staying in Control | MTB Skills

When the trails get rough, there are a handful of things you can do to keep the bike under control and rubber side down without being forced to apply those brakes too much! Here are a series of tips from Neil Donoghue to help you keep the trail smooth. ____________________ Subscribe to Global Mountain Bike… Continue Reading

Sunset Ridge and Big Sister at Hawes with Alex Petitdemange

Sunset Ridge and Big Sister at Hawes with Alex Petitdemange

Sunset Ridge represents the pinnacle of the Hawes tech-trail experience. Big Sister was just being completed when we filmed this and this trail offers more of a “flow” experience. Doing these two in succession offers a well rounded trail experience with just about everything you could ever ask for as a bicycle enthusiast. Nice work… Continue Reading