The best hardtail mountain bikes under £500 tend towards cross country (XC) and recreational riding. These bikes are designed to travel quickly and efficiently over reasonably smooth tracks while still being robust enough to tackle rougher trails.
The best road bikes come in many different styles but all feature cutting edge design and technology to help you ride faster and more efficiently.
As well as cutting edge frame technology, the best road bikes feature new component technologies like electronic gear shifting, hydraulic disc brakes and carbon wheels to help give you a performance advantage.
Winter road bike tyres are heavier, more durable and slower than your summer tyres. But, they offer great puncture protection.
When the weather closes in, the temperature drops and the heavens open, you’ll need rubber that’s up to the job. Great for UK trail conditions.
When you’re heading off the beaten track you’ll want a pair of loose fit, flexible and durable MTB shorts to ride in comfort. Make your ride more enjoyable.
The best carbon mountain bikes are tough enough for aggressive riding on the most challenging downhill and enduro trails. 29er & 27.5" wheels available.