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7 Reasons to buy your child a balance bike

Balance bikes for youngsters are rapidly growing in popularity, as many parents choose to teach their children to ride without relying on stabilisers or tricycles. We take a look at what makes a balance bike the perfect way to introduce your child to the wonderful world of cycling.

Review: Endura SingleTrack II Womens Shorts

Lucinda Smith has been putting Endura's popular Singletrack II women's AW16 shorts through their paces. How well will Scotland's finest hold up against the Welsh weather & trails?

Izone lights compared & reviewed

We take a closer look at the best-selling Izone ARC range of lights to find out what makes them so popular.

Review: KS Southpaw remote dropper lever

The basic dropper-post remote lever on a lot of bikes can leave a lot to be desired. For riders running 1x drivetrains, the KS Southpaw is the remote lever upgrade you’ve been waiting for.

Race Report: Mini Enduro – Forest of Dean

Changeable conditions and trails, a lot of laughs and a super relaxed atmosphere! Ben Stallwood shares his experience racing at the 2016 Mini Enduro from the Forest of Dean.

Pros & Cons of different bike locks

There are three main types of bike lock - Cable, Chain and D-lock. This short guide will tell you the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Best mountain bikes under £1000

Buying a new mountain bike with £1000 in your pocket can leave you feeling spoilt for choice. To help get you started, the bikes in this list have been hand-picked for the quality and value for money they offer within your budget.

Best cyclocross bikes under £1000

Hardly a week goes by without a new cyclocross event popping up on our radar. The fast, fun and friendly circuit racing format is an excellent way to spend a few hours on a Sunday, for both riders and spectators alike. If you want to go racing with a modest budget, these are the bikes for you.

What makes a downhill bike different to a regular MTB?

Big jumps, tall drops and more rocks than a Flintstones movie. Downhill bikes are designed for the most extreme side of mountain biking, but what makes them different to normal mountain bikes?

Felt Surplus 10 review

The all-new plus-tyre machine from Felt gets a grilling in this bike review. The top-of-the range Surplus 10 promises oodles of grip and plenty of smiles. But does it deliver?