Bike Tech

Can modern clutch style rear derailleurs affect the performance of some dual suspension bikes.

Despite being quite light (68kg), and running sag within the recommended range for my bike, I regularly seem to blow through all of the travel on my rear shock.

It concerns me that a $1,200 fork only lasts two years. Have you come across this type of thing before?

Exploring the wide rim phenomenon – what’s all the hype about?

Does carbon fibre really have a valid place in rugged mountain biking, where rocks and crashes post a constant threat, or should it remain the reserve of road and XC race applications? Raoul Luescher offers his expert opinion.

Beyond the race action and star spotting, the Cairns round of the UCI World Cup also offered a unique opportunity to see what the pros really ride.

Check out Josh Carlson's Giant Trance team bike set-up.

Custom Shock Tuning

Take a look at the custom tuning options for a regular Fox rear shock.

Triple chainrings, doubles and now single ring drivechains; we’ve never had so much choice in MTB gearing, but which is the best for you?

Enduro racing is touted as the next big thing, but what is it and what sort of gear do you need to get involved?

Taking a look at the popular MTB suspension designs in an effort to separate fact from fiction — let's get technical!

It’s hard not to be impressed when picking up a featherweight sub-8kg mountain bike but does really make a difference on the trail?

We take a look at some commonly used but often misunderstood terms - how's your suspension vocabulary?

We peel away the hype and look at what’s real and what’s not in the great wheel size debate.

What are all these dials on my suspension and how do I go about adjusting my forks or rear shock? Steve Hinchliffe looks at the dos and don'ts of suspension set-up.