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ID Solutions for Lone MTB Riders

Stay Safe: Carry ID Mountain Biking can be a dangerous pastime. Most of the time we go out, ride our bikes and get back home in one piece, without incident. However, there’s always that one time… You might not know that I have Type 1 Diabetes, which is a mostly-invisible condition when I ride my […]

Northern Grip July 23/24 2016

Northern Grip – Rammy Gets A Bike Festival !

Northern Grip – a festival of MTB in Ramsbottom I read about this thing on Singletrack, and I had to ask for the details… so a nice man sent them to me. July 23rd and  24th in Ramsbottom, Lancashire A party in the Pennines to celebrate everything that’s great about riding mountain bikes. Riding during the […]

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New Year, New Note Book…?

2016: The Year Of New Lists If you’re anything like me, you’ll be starting your year off with a few new lists: Miles to ride your Mountain Bike Places to ride your Mountain Bike New skills to learn on your Mountain Bike Toys to put on your Mountain Bike Things to wear whilst riding your Mountain […]


T Shirts and Gifts from MountainBikingResources !

You Might Not Know This, But… the founder and main author of is a guy called Phill Connell (me, I’m writing this now in fact!). As well as being passionate about Mountain Biking, I’m a keen doodler and photographer. My doodles have become a range of T Shirt designs, now available on Phill’s RedBubble […]


Peter Sagan, What A Cracking Bike Handler!

The More I See Peter Sagan, The More I Like Him. I know he has his detractors but frankly, the world of cycling needs more entertaining all-rounders like him. Here he is trying out the latest Cannondale mountain bikes instead of the roadies that pay his wages… and he can really throw it around! Enjoy […]


New video by Chris Davies with Manu Bustelo – A Mountain Bike Adventure: Wales

Wales At Its Finest. Chris is a brilliant photographer, videographer and now fully licensed drone cameraman. I’ve been following his work and bumping into him occasionally since he photographed the inaugural #MTBMeetUp in Coed y Brenin in 2014. A genuinely nice chap, full of good advice, he works hard to convey the wonderful world of […]

Your Own Title with all the map details

Personalised Maps – Adventurers and MTB Riders Made Happy (and not lost)!

What’s Wrong With Ordinary Maps? In the UK, we’re incredibly lucky to have the Ordnance Survey. The maps produced are well known for their accuracy, usability and usefulness for planning new adventures. Walkers, cyclists, MTBers and adventurers of all kinds have been using OS Landranger and Explorer maps for years. So, there’s nothing wrong with ordinary […]

Trail Monkey loves the Pyga

PYGA Onetwenty650 Review – Full Sus, Full Fun

How did I hear about Pyga Bikes? For reasons we won’t go into here, but outside most peoples’ control, a bike I ordered took an age to arrive in the country. To keep me happy, the lovely Paul at BikeSwanky let me borrow one of his demo Pyga Onetwenty650 bikes. Bit of a master stroke, if […]

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RSP Astrum Rear LED Light Review

Dark Mornings, Darker Nights, Dangerous Cycling? It’s depressing reading about all the fatal cycling incidents on our roads this time of year. Like most MTB folks, I avoid roads most of the time but, let’s face it, there will be a time when you’re out on the road in the dusk or darkness – especially […]

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Lightweight Portable Pocket Bike Lock: Knog Milkman Review

Bike security is massively important: we all know this. If you tell me that you’ve never seen a post from someone you know who’s had a bike stolen, then you don’t use the internet enough. People who don’t care how hard you work or how much you love your bike, want to take it from […]

M-Caddy Saddlebag Fastening - Easy

Lezyne M-Caddy Saddlebag Review

Backpack or Saddlebag? I like to travel light. Most of my rides are about 1 hour’s riding in the evening after work, usually with a cappuccino stop around halfway. Because of this, it’s not feasible to take a pack out with me… Well, it’s not sensible anyway. So, I take a 750ml bottle with Nuun […]

Straight Jacket

Oakley Straight Jacket Sunglasses – Prescription – Review by Stuart McGregor

Oakley Straight Jacket Glasses Reviewed Hi, For my sins I wear glasses (short sighted) –  I have tried contacts but didn’t really get on with them. My regular glasses are Oakley, normal looking with metal arms and a thin frame. I chose Oakley after trying various different type including the specsavers/vision express cheapies/2 for 1 […]

ProductX Handlebar Mount

iPhone5 (or Samsung) Handlebar Mount Case from ProductX – Review

A Handlebar Mount For Your iPhone5 – That Doesn’t Cost A Packet New phones are released into the market at an alarming rate, so it was only a question of time before a competitively-priced iPhone5 handlebar case came along. I’ve been using a ProductX Action Camera Case with my iPhone4 for a while now, so when the […]