About the Author: Nathan Carvell

Cyclist, downhill racer, photographer, designer, maverick, general all-round gentleman. Mad about the bicycle and everything to do with it.

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Long Termer: Lapierre Spicy 516

With so many highly capable and down right desirable trail bikes on the market right now, it can be a bit of a mine field for the discerning rider looking for a dialed component package […]

Review: Royal Racing Drift Shorts and Jersey

Steve Peat and Nick Bayliss founded Royal Racing over 10 years ago as a core brand producing MTB specific kit and nothing else. Roll on to today and Royal’s kit can be found on some […]

Fort Bill: Pits ‘n’ Bits Yo!

Strolling the pits at a world cup means seeing rad product, many of which you’ll never be able to buy, plus the best riders in the world mingling, chilling and generally in the zone. We […]

Review: QimmiQ Energy Gels

Energy gels – some of you use them, some of you don’t, but before you start thinking of roadies, skinny tyres and lycra hold on.  It’s inevitable that your body will crave a feed at […]

Alex Bond – Short Travel

Alex ‘wonder stuff’ Bond is back again with a cheeky edit by Jacob Gibbins. Riding the Nukeproof Mega Al’ takes in some of the natural hills of North Wales to show what can be achieved […]


Ride Your Way 2: Bling – Full Movie

If you are one of those riders who just enjoys riding your bike whatever the discipline, then this movie is for you. Directed, filmed and edited by Ryszard Syryczyński this movie takes in a multitude […]

UCI World Cup: Round 1- Pietermaritzburg, RSA

So the downhill World Cup has well and truly kicked off in style and as Pietermaritzburg starts to recover from a week end of racing and a Sunday evening of partying, the mountain bike media […]