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Send it sideways: master the whip

Before you start learning to whip your bike (that is, sending the back end of your airborne ride sideways, before stylishly straightening up and landing), it’s crucial you’re comfortable jumping. You don’t need to be travelling ridiculously fast, but should be able to pop nice and high off a jump – bigger is better for […]

Morgaw Forsage saddle

Morgaw’s Forsage saddle is built around a reinforced nylon base with moulded ribbing on the underside for stiffness. It’s padded with EVA foam, wrapped in the usual microfibre outer. Morgaw’s unique selling point is a clever built-in shock absorber design, which places removable elastomers between the rails and the saddle, adding an element of flex. […]

Canfield Yelli Screamy

The bike-creating brothers Chris and Lance (yes they’re American) Canfield built their reputation with bomber downhill machines. It’s little surprise then that their 29er hardtail is more trail rager than uptight cross-country machine. That said we were surprised how rapid and forgiving the Yelli Screamy was when we lit up our local trails while putting […]

Anna Glowinski shows you how to ride no-handed

Learning how to ride no-handed is another skill that looks effortlessly cool when done right, and has lots of practical uses. As with learning to wheelie though, it might seem like everyone knows how – except you. Don’t panic, here’s Anna Glowinski to talk you through the first steps. It begins with finding a long, […]

Nukeproof Horizon Pro flat pedals

Developed by the CRC/Nukeproof team – including former DH world champ Sam Hill – the Horizon Pro pedals offer up 10 pins per side, a slightly concave, 100mm wide platform and a reasonable weight of 444g the pair (with chromoly axle). You can adjust the height of the six pins at the front and rear […]

Cervelo P5 SIX Di2

Cervélo’s P-series time trial bikes have become revered among the clock-chasing fraternity, with good reason. Always innovative, Cervélo sets the standard for others to beat, but can the P5 still cut it? Bespoke bar The cockpit has a bespoke and fully adjustable one-piece 3T carbon stem and base bar, with carbon extensions. The narrow base […]

25 signs you’re a cyclist for life

Hooked on cycling? The longer you spend even just thinking about time on two wheels, the more you find yourself equipped with specialist knowledge, or very important decision making processes, that show just how far this sport has really taken you. Here are 25 tell-tale signs you’re a cyclist for life. If you identify with […]

Former cross country World Champion builds replica Rio Olympics course

Now that’s commitment Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa performs at the UCI World Tour in Mont Sainte Anne, Canada on August 2nd, 2015 // Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool // P-20150803-00025 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. // Four time cross country World Champion and Olympic gold medal winner Gunn-Rita […]