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MBUK Issue 323 – in the shops now!

Issue 323 of MBUK is out now and is jam-packed with awesome features, amazing rides and tons of kit reviews. There’s a new three-part series documenting the evolution of a classic – this issue looks at the Lapierre Zesty with words from Lapierre engineer Herve Layes and top racer Nico Vouilloz. Alongside the feature is a competition […]

Cotic's 650b Rocket is ready to blast the trails

Cotic – based, appropriately, in the Steel City of Sheffield – has been building a small but diverse range of largely steel bikes for more than a decade. Along the way it’s also built a cult following of fans, drawn to its simple yet effective road and mountain bikes. The Rocket was Cotic’s second full-suspension […]

Trek's Farley 9.8 is like whipped chocolate – big and fat but still light and fluffy

Trek’s Farley range of fat bikes has always taken a different tack with slightly smaller-than-typical tyres that work reasonably well on snow but are more versatile everywhere else. The new upper-end carbon fibre Farley models take that philosophy even further with larger-diameter 27.5×3.8in tyres that supposedly offer the same benefits that bigger wheels do for […]

2016 Adventure Cross dates released

The MBR-Cycling Weekly Adventure cross series is back for 2016! Now in its 3rd year the adventure cross series consists of 5 events located in North Yorkshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire and Scotland, taking in the some of the best on and off road cycling the UK has to offer: Save upto 25% on your rides for […]