The 2018 Bayview Blast is just around the corner! This bike race in south-east Queensland has gone from strength to strength. Best of all, what was a 4-lap race now only relies on two long laps for most of the race, thanks to trail improvements and hard work. The facilities at the Bayview Conservation area […]
Mountain biking is one of the best (if not the best) sports in the world, although we’re all probably a bit biased. The rugged environment we get to ride our bicycles through creates so many challenges and many rewards, but also wears out many of the moving parts of our bikes if we don’t properly […]
There are very few items on a mountain bike which you can just set and forget. And if something was to come pretty close, it would be the higher range Shimano SPD clipless pedals, notably from the M540 up to the Shimano XT and XTR models. Save for a bit of a clean up and […]
Since its inception, the Cape to Cape MTB race in Western Australia has continued to grow in size and importance. From a humble beginning, the Cape to Cape MTB Race is now one of the biggest mountain bike stage races in the world, attracting over 1000 keen mountain bikers to the Margaret River region for […]
Sometimes the most technically difficult challenge on a trail can be maintaining traction on a steep climb. But with the right approach and technique, you will be amazed at what you can climb up.
Mountain biking can take you to many places, and some areas are always going to be harder to ride than others. Along with mud, wet tree roots and pea gravel – sand can be pretty hard to master. Whether you’re racing in central Australia, in a beach race, or maybe in the Crocodile Trophy – […]
Riding steep parts of mountain bike trails can be off putting, especially riding them ‘blind’ on new trails or in a marathon race you have entered. If you are on a designated MTB trail though, and not on some sort of wilderness expedition, chances are you can roll right down, with the right position and […]