ExclusiveThe best MTB hardtails for 2016

Just because the mountain bike scene is obsessed with suspension it doesn’t mean the humble hardtail is out of action- we’ve seen loads this year.
Here’s our 10 best MTB hardtails for 2016!


ExclusiveEurobike 2015 day 1 gallery

Check out our photos from this Eurobike 2015 day 1 gallery featuring some ultra cool new kit. Plenty more to follow with details shots and specifications. Click back soon for more!

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Kinesis Sync Titanium 27.5+ build

We spotted this great Kinesis Sync Titanium 27.5+ build at Mountain Mayhem – based around the lovely looking 29in frameset designed by the UK company, but using the new plus size wheels to great effect

Carbon Cycles Exotic Magnesium flat pedal with Titanium axles

Exotic Mag-Ti flat pedal review

The Exotic Mag-Ti pedal body is made from extruded Magnesium, uses a lightweight Titanium axle and retails for under £90! Can this direct buy pedal be too good to be true?

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DMR Stage 1 saddle review

The DMR Stage 1 saddle from is focussed on general trail riding – it’s just about light enough at 278grams for XC duties, but is tough enough to take a few hard knocks. It also has a nifty feature on the underside for storing tools or an inner tube…

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ExclusivePedal Progression – the story of DMR

In Autumn 1995, two friends launched a small but instantly popular company called Damian and Matt Racing – or as you know it, DMR. For 2015 they are celebrating their 20th year of making mountain bike components…


Eurobike: DMR, Chromag & Answer

Choice is a fantastic thing sometimes, but with so many rad brands producing great bits of kit for our bikes, it can be a real mine field trawling through it all. But that’s what were […]


Review: DMR Vault Pedals

I can remember buying my first pair of DMR pedals back in 1997 after seeing Rob Warner and Tim Ponting sporting them in an issue of Dirt Magazine. They were bright orange with blue end […]


How 2 – Wiring Grips

Lock on grips swept into mountain biking like a whirlwind, removing all traces of regular ‘old school’ grips from anything other than cheap completes and the fossil records. But here we are and the old […]

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Review: DMR Muta and ZipGrip Grips

Those bits of rubber and plastic that hang off the end of your bars are the second point of contact you have with your bike and not something to hold back on. They are also […]

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Jimmy Pratt Trails Edit

Just good old style here from Jimmy sailing through the trails and having some fun at the BMX track, while Ben Mark captures the action for us and delivers a pretty cool edit. Watch it, […]