"Stiff, low-maintenance and high-fun" – that's how designer Keith Scott describes the Banshee range
All aboard the shipwreck express
Sardinian shredding
Czech out the new superflow trail
Testing the latest Thomson bike bits – it's a dirty job but someone's got to do it!
Tyler Whitfield might as well ditch his front wheel!
If this thing's as good as DVO reckon, the other fork companies are going to be green with envy
Hope's new Techbar handlebar and lock-on grips – the perfect finishing touch for co-founder Ian Weatherill's awesome-looking DH bike. Picture by James Costley-White
Throwing up a dust cloud
Got some new buddies to shred with...
Who needs a freeride rig when you can ride a trail bike like this?
It looked great in the publicity shots and in the (decaying) flesh the Evil Undead is even sweeter
Taking colour-coordination to a whole new level
Having a bit of fun on the bike...
Putting your money where your wheels are...
Snow messing about here!
The money shot
Orange Five 29. Picture by James Costley-White
On the way gnome..
A bit of tree climbing to get the right shot
Darren Berrecloth – does this man never slow down?!
Extreme pogoing? You know where to stick it...
Fabien Barel knows a thing or two about braking after winning three World Championships. Picture by Russell Burton
Breathtaking – when's the next flight?!
Steve Peat's hoarded a lot of clobber during his 15-year World Cup career!
Ben Reid – the fastest thing to come out of Ireland since Shergar!
Specialized S-Works Carbon Demo 8 + Shimano Saint + custom Hope kit = one helluva bike. Picture by Sam Needham
Jake Ireland shows you don't need a DH bike to style it up at Gawton. Picture by FlyUp Downhill
We're stardust man, it's where it all comes from Lars and Bars get philosophical
Gaëtan testing his new camera and capturing Vincent's skills frame by frame... Picture: Gaëtan Rey.
Trials riding, on an all-mountain bike? The elephants were all ears
Troy Lee Designs A1 helmet
Bird's eye view with Shifted Cinema copy
Brook MacDonald and George Brannigan have stepped in to fill the sizeable hole left by Aaron Gwin on Trek World Racing
Scoping out the next adventure
Brandon Semenuk does a pretty mean Rambo impression too!
If you're into popping and pumping rather than steamrollering through stuff, The Jester should be right up your alley. Picture by James Costley-White
You've got to be pretty confident in your tyres to ride on a frozen pond!
That crash at Rampage doesn't seem to have dented Mike Hopkins' confidence one bit!
There's nothing like a good ol' hardtail shred session to keep away the winter blues
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Local lads hit up Sheffield singletrack
Sams
The RatBoy getting sideways
Michal Prokop on his way to the checkout
There's nothing like a good crash to liven things up!
Transition Covert CF at The London Bike Show. Picture by James Costley-White
Get your drift on
Damage Inc - 4 mins of shred to get your heart racing!
Luana Oliveira is one kickass chick on a bike!
PRO's Atherton Star Series range was well overdue an update. Picture by James Costley-White
Wales has a lot to offer mountain bikers
Riding through the ash
But I want to stroke the moo cow
Hitting up the enduro in Southern Spain
The 322 is new for 2013 but sports the classic Orange single-pivot silhouette. Picture by James Costley-White
Greenhouse
Probably the weather that awaits most of us this weekend
Cellos? On a mountain bike video?
He may have retired but it's not stoppping him shredding
It's great to see Cedric back on the bike after his nasty smash at Val di Sole
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Rocky Mountain video mash-up
Jack Fogelquist and Brendan Howey thread their way through some prime BC forestry
Don't you wish this was your ride home?
The South Americans love their urban DH races – though you wouldn't know it from the looks on their faces! Tough crowd
Night riding at Inners with an uruly cable cam on the loose!
We reckon 2013 might just turn out to be the year of Stevie Smith. Ian Morrison's not too shabby on a bike either!
Tracey Hannah, fixed, riding and back at work
Pete hitting the jumps at Ribbesford
You may not be able to ride like Brendan Fairclough, but that doesn't mean you don't deserve a lift to the top too! He's riding Gethin Woods in this photo – the site of the new BikePark Wales. Picture by Steve Behr / Stockile
A moonwalk with a difference...
Doping is still rare in mountain biking – let's hope this isn't a sign of things to come. Picture by by e-MagineArt.com
Sam Hill on his new NukeProof Pulse
Fox say the new Rampage-Pro carbon is the most comfortable and best ventilated downhill helmet on the market
Collecting up the leaves
The Abus Kranium is no oversized paperweight – it's said to provide more protection than a standard EPS lid. Picture by James Costley-White
Bar-spin off a titchy little booter? Yes please
Getting stylish on the singletrack
It's a tough life being a pro rider, what with all the sweet bikes and holidays in the sun
Is that GoPro attached to a fishing rod?
With threats of legal action, it's going to be a while before the dust settles on this one. Picture by Steve Behr / Stockfile
Don't want to look like a motocrosser? O'Neal's latest mountain bike kit could be right up your street. Picture by Faye Brozek Sanders
A horrific crash in Rheola, South Wales in March 2011 left Tom with permanent nerve damage. He's determined not to let that stop him riding though, and his new Orange is the perfect tool for the job. Picture by Alex Tyler / Eyesdown Films
Snowy BC trails are perfect for winter shredding
Sun, sea and Spanish trails
Matt Moore goggles up ready for some winter shredding, with no mud or snow in sight
If we had this kind of riding outside our back door, you'd have to chain us to our desks!
Is this the best student summer job ever?
If a bike's got the Lacondeguy seal of approval, you know it can soak up a dodgy landing or two. Picture from Rasoulution
When it comes to glaciers, the Megavalanche has nothing on Greenland! Petr Kraus picks his way through the rocks. Picture by Mads Pihl/Red Bull Content Pool
Aaron Gwin's at the centre of an internet storm after leaving Trek World Racing for Specialized. Picture by Steve Behr/Stockfile
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3 RIDE BROS - the Polish version of The Athertons?
Who needs a snowboard to carve lines when you've got volcanic ash?
Sam Hill's got a new ride for 2013 and he's loving it! Source: www.chainreactionhub.com
Getting loose in the snow
Some of the best bits of footage from the year just gone...
Backflip over Ken Block... standard.
All of Santa Cruz's bikes are designed in Santa Cruz, California. Picture by Scott Markewitz
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Grant 'Chopper' Fielder gives his new Nukeproof Mega TR a good thrashing. Picture by Steve Behr / Stockfile
Floriane interview
Wink Grant - your local neighbourhood entertainer
2013 GT Zaskar 100 Hans Rey. Source: www.gtbicycles.com
Fancy some flat-out downhill, freeride and moto action? You've come to the right place...
Japanese BMXer Takahiro Ikeda isn't the type of man to let a phonecall spoil his granny bike fun!
Superstar Components
It might not be the most technical descent but those views alone earn it epic status
Thankfully Nico Quere's riding's a lot more impressive than his dancing!
Joe's gonna be a force to be reckoned with on the enduro scene this year
Bikes, sunshine and a trusty trail hound - what more can you want?!