Skills

Big wheels or small, suspended or rigid, no matter what you ride, being able to lift the front wheel is a handy skill to have.

More than just a novelty, riding 'skinnies' is a skill that can provide real benefits on the trail.

Entering a turn at speed on a skatey and unpredictable surface can be intimidating but as with most things in mountain biking, the correct technique and good line selection will see you through.

Are you ready for the winter chill?

Near vertical drops can be extremely intimidating but learning how to tackle them will boost your confidence.

Got an obstacle on your XC course that you just can't ride? Maintain momentum and gain valuable seconds for minimal effort with this technique...

Mud may be slippery and loose gravel will get your tyres in a drift but few trail surfaces compare with the unpredictability of exposed tree roots - here's how to approach it...

Here's the good oil on how to climb tight uphill switchbacks.

The 'art' of riding a rocky trail is indeed a fine art. Steve Thomas shows us the skills and tricks required to master it.