Tag Archives: Mountain Bikes

Laurie Greenland’s Santa Cruz V10 – Pro Bike Check

Laurie Greenland’s Santa Cruz V10 – Pro Bike Check

World Cup downhill mountain bike racer, Laurie Greenland, recently landed on the Santa Cruz Syndicate after years aboard Mondraker. He talks us through his Santa Cruz V10 as he prepares for the 2022 race season.

Setup highlights
Santa Cruz V10 MX (mixed wheel size)
Bike weight – just under 17kg
Medium frame
8mm extension headset cups
770mm wide Burgtec bars
Thin grip preference
Particular about cockpit and lever positions
62.8 – 63 degree head angle
Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 tires, front and rear, no inserts
Suspension settings are “faster side of neutral”

#MTB #downhill #DH

How To Get Started In Mountain Biking

How To Get Started In Mountain Biking

So you think mountain biking looks awesome and want to give it a try but you just don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! In this video, we break down the essential things you need to know to have a fun day riding off-road for the first time! Subscribe to Global… 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

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

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

My First Major Mistake! 😳| Blake Builds Van Life Ep.4

My First Major Mistake! 😳| Blake Builds Van Life Ep.4

In this episode of the Blake Builds Van Life series, we install the wiring to be able to charge e-bikes, fit a boiler for hot water for the shower and unfortunately, Blake makes his first big mistake! All in an effort to build what Blake thinks is the ultimate mountain biker’s van life conversion! In… Continue Reading