MOUNTAIN BIKING

We are lucky here in Australia. For many mountain bike riders around the world, winter riding means freezing temperatures, white powder, or icy brown sludge. Here there are very few places that have to contend with really cold conditions. But for those of us who...

Mountain bike trips are an awe-inspiring way of seeing a country, and I wholeheartedly recommend anyone who gets the opportunity to go on one, to grasp it with both hands. But before you set off, most people will need to do some training to get...

When the conditions get moist out on trails, mountain biking gets tricky. It certainly isn’t for everyone, but personally, I can’t get enough of it. I worked in Scotland for a few years after finishing university and the trails over there get some pretty heavy...

Once you have exhausted all the trails within cycling distance of your home, you will need to think about buying a bike rack. The right bike rack for you will depend on a number of factors, what kind of car you have, how many bikes...

Nobody wants to look like a novice, whatever you are turning your hand to. But at the same time, everyone has to start from somewhere. The mountain biking community are a friendly and helpful group. No doubt any experienced mountain biker will be more than...

If you are a mountain bike enthusiast, these apps are for you. Use these apps before, during, and after your ride to add a little something extra to your adventure. SINGLETRACKS Singletracks provides information on trail locations, lengths, difficulties and photos. It also has a review system...

As a pedal-pushing enthusiast, I have tried both mountain biking and road biking. I spent years pushing myself on the tarmac but almost as soon as I discovered mountain biking I was immediately a convert. It isn’t anything against roadies or the roadie community, it's...

The mountain biking community is a good-humoured lot, always up for a laugh. But I am going to get a little deep on you now. Growing up with the sport and spending the bulk of my formative years throwing myself down steep hills and churning...

There are plenty of places to really enjoy a great bike ride around Australia, many of them don't have to be far from home. Mountain biking is a great way to get a cardio workout into your life without the boredom of the treadmill. The...