Cycling Features

XC is not a swear word.

XC is not a swear word.

Cross-country racing has been a backbone of mountain biking for decades, pushing product development and riders, and getting riders into the sport. So what's changed? 9 Mar 2018
TESTED: Coffee Bars

TESTED: Coffee Bars

Coffee, coffee, coffee. If you love coffee try these. 9 Mar 2018
How to train for these five specific cycling goals

How to train for these five specific cycling goals

Want to hang with your fast friends, or complete a century without collapsing with exhaustion? Check out these simple training routines. 8 Mar 2018
FIRST LOOK: Funn Ripper pedals

FIRST LOOK: Funn Ripper pedals

Funn hit the pedal market with another clipless offering. 7 Mar 2018
TESTED: Scott Fuga plus helmet

TESTED: Scott Fuga plus helmet

Look fast, go fast, on a modest budget! 7 Mar 2018
The Rider: Revealed

The Rider: Revealed

Think you understand cycling’s most iconic book? Think again. According to its enigmatic Dutch author, Tim Krabbe, it’s often misunderstood. 6 Mar 2018
Tackling the CREB track

Tackling the CREB track

Finding adventure on the Cairns Regional Electricity Board trail. 5 Mar 2018
TESTED: Hitch racks

TESTED: Hitch racks

Go ahead, use those vacation days - these smart new hitch racks make hauling bikes simple. 4 Mar 2018
RECIPE: Pear, Ginger and Coconut Energy Bar

RECIPE: Pear, Ginger and Coconut Energy Bar

Homemade energy bars easier on the wallet and my taste buds appreciate it too. 4 Mar 2018
31 get fit tricks that work

31 get fit tricks that work

Because sometimes it's hard to maintain that cycling discipline. 2 Mar 2018
SKILLS: How to Bunny Hop

SKILLS: How to Bunny Hop

Bunny hopping is hands down one of the most important skills any mountain biker can develop. Not only is bunny hopping useful in its own right to clear gutters, logs, rocks or anything else on the trail, it’s also critical as a gateway skill in learning to jump and pre-jump correctly. 1 Mar 2018
Could you pick just one bike for the rest of your life?

Could you pick just one bike for the rest of your life?

Our Urban Cyclist considers a tricky dilemma - choosing a single bike to satisfy his many demands. 28 Feb 2018
Give your repair skills a quick fix

Give your repair skills a quick fix

Given the fact you can easily spend thousands of dollars buying a sweet mountain bike – it seems to make sense to know how to look after it properly and avoid costly repairs. 28 Feb 2018
Unboxing the Garmin Edge 1030

Unboxing the Garmin Edge 1030

Garmin's Edge 1030 is the all singing, all dancing GPS for any mountain biker who treats data and connectivity as king. 28 Feb 2018
TESTED: PRO Volture E-MTB saddle

TESTED: PRO Volture E-MTB saddle

What? A mountain bike saddle just for riding E-MTBs? How gullible do PRO think we are? 27 Feb 2018
How to choose the perfect cycling club

How to choose the perfect cycling club

If you’re a keen road cyclist, and you’ve seen other riders in your local area wearing club kit, you might be a bit curious about what benefits joining a club could bring. 26 Feb 2018
TESTED: Fi'zi:k Luna X5 saddle

TESTED: Fi'zi:k Luna X5 saddle

Part of a new range of saddles from the ergonomics specialists at Fi’zi:k, the Luna X5 is designed specifically for women and for off-road riding. 26 Feb 2018
AMB Alpine Guide

AMB Alpine Guide

Mountain biking could exist without mountains, but what visit to the mountains feels right without a mountain bike? 24 Feb 2018
Bikes of the XCO National Championships

Bikes of the XCO National Championships

Today is the first day of racing at the MTBA Cross-Country Mountain BIke National Championships - so what is everyone racing on? 23 Feb 2018
Port to Port's new course for 2018

Port to Port's new course for 2018

The Port to Port MTB course has had a few tweaks to bring it into shape for 2018, promising more trail and more fun. 23 Feb 2018
Summer sock doping

Summer sock doping

Five of the best sock options to keep you looking smart on the bike. 23 Feb 2018