Articles tagged with "MTB"

Islabikes Pro Series: superbikes for children

25 May 2016

The Islabikes Pro Series launches today. Do these superbikes for children create a completely new market?

Editorial: young riders on EPO…?

10 December 2015

18-yr-old time trial champion Gabriel Evans has admitted to using EPO. This is the first time that such a young club rider in domestic UK racing has been found to have used drugs. How confident are we that our own kids could never find themselves in that awful position?

Kit Review: ShredXS Downhill shorts and Freeride jersey

16 October 2015

Junior cycle clothing brand ShredXS belongs to MTB-mad kids Jessica and Fraser. We tested the mainstays of their range, the Downhill MTB shorts and the Freeride jersey.

Review: Trek Fuel EX Jr

28 September 2015

Trek’s new Fuel EX Jr is a quality, full-suspension junior MTB. Does it justify its big price tag? And what difference does a full-sus bike make to a skilled young mountain biker anyway?

Youth MTB racing in the USA

07 July 2015

Here in the UK young MTB riders soon find out how to get involved in racing and develop within the sport. But how are things done in the USA, the original home of mountain biking? Sixteen-year-old US champion Veda Gerasimek (“Darth Veda”) tells us all about it.

Youth cycle racing – which way now?

14 June 2015

We’re living in a golden age for youth cycle racing – it’s surely the best time ever to be a young rider? But lots of experienced parents & coaches think it’s a bit more complicated than that, and British Cycling has announced changes which will affect every child. So here’s Youth Cycle Sport’s take on the current state of youth racing.