Buyer's Guide Cross-country mountain biking might prioritize speed over puncture protection, but the best XC tires are durable, grippy and pliant enough to keep you in control on the trail
review There’s a lot to like, but in terms of all-round performance, the Hutchinson Skeleton Racing Lab tires lack the precision of its rivals
Review The Italian company’s lightest and fastest tire has been designed to help you carry more speed through corners but what about climbing and straightline performance?
Review With a proven compound that's rich in grip, feel and durability, you can't go wrong with the Vittoria Barzo
Review If racing as fast as possible is your modus operandi, the Specialized S-Works Fast Trak will sate your need for speed
Review Trusted compound and width variety makes the Maxxis Aspen one of the fastest cross-country tire options on the market
Review Few tires grip and roll as effectively in dry and dusty conditions as the Vittoria Mezcal, but can they do the job when the trail turns to slop?
Reviews Factor's foray into the mountain biking discipline has yielded a capable and playful machine with the contemporary geometry numbers to match
Buyer's Guide The best mountain bike tires will provide plenty of traction to your riding experience while balancing durability, control and speed
News The Lando XC and HT represent a logical progression for Factor, combining elements of the brand's off-road lineup with contemporary mountain bike design
News Strategic location of EPS crumple zones said to reduce cost, weight and waste, with improved helmet safety and ventilation
Spy Shot A new rear end hints at a potential update in the works for Canyon's Lux XC, a bike which is currently leading the 2022 Absa Cape Epic
Buyer's Guide The best mountain bike forks will add speed and control to your riding. Here are our top picks for every mountain bike discipline
Feature The 2022 Absa Cape Epic kicks off with a 24km Prologue at Lourensford Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa on Sunday. Here's our pick of who to watch...
News Andorran brand Forestal Bikes has awarded sole distributor rights to Silverfish UK to maximize visibility and growth in the UK
Pro Bike Bike Perfect takes a closer look at the nine-time XCO World Champion's special-edition Scott Spark RC
Review POC has adapted its Omne recipe for the gravel/mountain bike market and the result is an impressive helmet with one of the best fits in the business
Buyer's Guide Upgrading to the best mountain bike wheels is one of the most significant modifications you can make to your bike, resulting in better overall control and more speed on the trail
News Hans Becking and Jose Dias win the day but NinetyOne-songo-Specialized take the overall win at the Cape Epic
News Bulls 2 stamp their authority on the 2021 Absa Cape Epic with an emphatic win on a wet and muddy Stage 6
News The men's podium splits wide open as Buff Scott MTB put the hammer down to claw back more time on the GC
News A drama-filled day caused a massive shake up on the GC in what marked the shortest stage of this year's Absa Cape Epic