Kids 20" Dream Bike Build

​My 6 year old son is getting to the point where he needs a decent bike for riding the trails at our local centre. We are lucky to live within riding distance from a park with a good set of trails, so he is loving the berms, jumps and particularly the blue trail descents.  He's been riding a Cannondale Quick 20 . This ...
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Bike Weekends in the Alps

  The alps has always been popular amongst adrenaline seekers. Skiers and snowboarders from around the world visit its famous slopes every year to test out and improve their skills.  However, outside of the ski season, these slopes become home to crowds of adventurous mountain bikers. Looking to take advantage of the stunning vista and ep...
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Kids 16" bikes - lightest and best on the market...

Kids bikes are big business, and recently, due to some clever and inventive small manufacturers, there has been massive growth in kids bike tech over the past 10 years. This competition from upstarts such as Islabikes and Earlyrider is why the big players in the bike world are pushing more and more investment into making their kids bike r...
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How to be a diy e-Bike YouTube superstar!

The environmentally minded amongst us will likely be aware of the growing trend for electric bikes, otherwise known as eBikes.  Acting as an eco-friendly hybrid between a scooter a push bike, eBikes are popping up in towns and cities around the world. However, for creative and mechanically minded bikers, a DIY approach is preferred. With fasci...
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MTB Drivetrains: 2x10 vs 1x11

2x10 or 1x11? Don't worry, we aren't revisiting primary school maths. But tackling a discussion that burns brightly in the mountain biking world.  Visit any MTB forum online and you will likely see some healthy debate around which drivetrain set up is the way forward. These discussions are usually ignited by someone seeking advice on which set...
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Bike Parks in the UK - 6 of the best

Fancy a day at the park? As the popularity of mountain biking continues to grow we are seeing more and more bike parks popping up across the UK.  These new facilities offer bikers the opportunity to squeeze more riding into a shorter period of time, helping them improve their skills and ultimately have more fun. In this article we explore...
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Where to stay near BikePark Wales

Bike Park Wales - where to stay
South Wales has an enormous amount to offer the average mountain-biker. And there are few better illustrations of this than BikePark Wales, near Merthyr Tydfil. Much like an alpine ski-resort, it's crisscrossed with colour-coded trails that'll challenge every rider: green ones for beginners, black ones for veterans, with blue and red ones in betwee...
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