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Sir Chris Hoy pens Flying Fergus kids' books

Former track cyclist Sir Chris Hoy has taken the wraps off his new children’s books, part of the Flying Fergus series. The first two titles in the series will The Best Birthday Bike and The Great Cycle Challenge, to be released in late February 2016. They were written alongside award-winning author Joanna Nadin, and focus […]

Giro Empire VR90 shoes

With a lightweight but durable upper, a stiff carbon sole clad in soft Vibram rubber, and a lace-up closure, the Giro Empire VR90 shoes are a great option for cross-country riding, and good for fair-weather cyclocross. More aggressive trail riders might find the shoes lacking in protection on the sides of the feet, but the […]

Watch Claudio Caluori’s greatest hits from 2015

The ultimate Claudio megamix Claudio Caluori of Switzerland poses for a photograph during the first stage of the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship at the Red Bull Crashed Ice in Quebec City, Canada on November 26, 2015. // Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool // P-20151128-00304 // Usage for editorial use only // Please […]

BikeRadar gear of the year: Aoife Glass's 2015 picks

It’s been a bumper year for women’s cycling in 2015, with new pro teams, increasing financial support, more media coverage and, of course, more and more gear designed for women at all levels of road cycling and mountain biking.  I joined BikeRadar in the spring, shifting over from my previous role as deputy editor of […]

Last chance to win a Lapierre Zesty – video

This is your last chance to win a Lapierre Zesty AM 527 – click here to enter the competition. Check out the video explaining more about the bike’s conception and development over time. ADVERTISEMENT Keep tuned for the next part in the series – the new issue of MBUK is out on the 11th of […]

RockShox' Yari fork is a lot like a budget Lyrik

When you’re trying to cut corners on a bike build, cheaping out on the suspension is never a good idea. But affordable doesn’t always mean inferior – and that’s what RockShox is hoping to demonstrate with its new Yari suspension fork. Unveiled earlier this summer, the Yari can be thought of as a Lyrik for […]

Boost your bunnyhops: explosive movements take you higher

You may have seen our original bunnyhop video, which featured a couple of ways of working it. Now Matt Legg-Bagg from Bristol’s Pedal Progression runs through how to get those hops higher. Related: How to bunnyhop The bunnyhop movement is an explosive one – the more you put in, the more you’ll get out. Big movements with your […]