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Battle of the super powers: 9 of the best trail bikes in comparison
There are some that hide amongst us, lighter and stronger than the rest. No, we’re not talking about superheroes, we’re talking about trail bikes. These modern day legends have to be good at, well, everything – flying like Superman up the climbs, and hammering like Thor on the toughest of descents. We test 9 of the best 130 -140 mm trail bikes to weed out those with true power and those who are just mortals in fancy dress: Battle of the super powers: 9 of the best trail bikes in comparison
How To Stop Back Pain When Mountain Biking
Back pain when mountain biking has become the most common “nontraumatic” injury experienced by riders and it quite simply doesn’t need to be that way. A few basic steps can get it sorted and stop you groaning when you have to reach down to tie your laces. Phil Mack at Peebles Physiotherapy in Scotland, is qualified and experienced to the max and has agreed to share some insider knowledge with us: How To Stop Back Pain When Mountain Biking
The best dropper seatpost you can buy
The first generation of dropper posts revolutionised the way we ride, allowing us to seamlessly transition from climbs to descents without having to get off the bike, delivering non-stop fun! The latest generation of dropper posts feature internal routing, impressive design, and exciting new technologies. In a market dominated by powerhouse brands, there are now some new players stepping up. Could this be the year of the underdog? It’s time to test eight of the best to find out: The best dropper seatpost you can buy
9 sexy bikes you probably haven’t heard of
When did our humble bikes get so sexy? With smooth curves and stylish lines they now look more like the stars of sportscar posters that used to hang on our bedroom walls. We check out 9 of the sexiest bikes from brands you may not have heard of, all brutal in effectiveness and handsome enough to stand in the halls of the Tate Modern: 9 sexy bikes you probably haven’t hear of
The most interesting bikes of the UCI XC-Worldcup in Albstadt
Nail-biting sprint finishes, gruelling head to heads at the sharp end of the races and spectacular scenery: the fourth UCI Mountain Bike World Cup had all of the ingredients for a seriously great race – and more. With riders taking on some of the season’s most awesome bikes and countless prototypes, we went hunting for the most interesting ones in Albstadt: The most interesting bikes of the UCI XC-Worldcup in Albstadt!
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