MTB route Leersum Saturday, 23 June 2018 11:21 | Written by

Riding over 18km of narrow off-road trails with many ups and downs close to the trees, that is the MTB route Leersum. With slight elevation gain (310m) and only few moments of rest, this is a challenging route that runs through the natural area of the Utrecht Hill Ridge.

MTB route Sint Pietersberg (d'n Observant) Sunday, 22 April 2018 08:12 | Written by

Want to know in a 5km a crash course what mountain biking in the Netherlands has to offer? The MTB route Sint Pietersberg is a complete route with climbs, descents, technical trails, beautiful sceneries and runs completely off-road.

MTB route Riemst Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:06 | Written by

The MTB route Riemst gives you within 12km and 192m of elevation gain a simple taste of what this border region with the Netherlands has to offer. This route is excellent for the novice mountain biker who wants to climb a little, wants to enjoy the scenery and doesn’t feel a need to be challenged that much in terms of skills.

MTB route Amerongen Sunday, 18 March 2018 19:25 | Written by

The MTB route Amerongen also uses the well-maintained flowy trails of the Utrechse Heuvelrug, but adds more challenging trails into the mix. This MTB route has a variety of trails that offer a challenge for the average mountain biker and the nature areas invite you the watch the beautiful scenery when you’re not on the single tracks.

Grouptest: 6 Compact Bicycle Bells Reviewed Sunday, 25 February 2018 12:18 | Written by

You might shout to get hikers out of the way or just blast right past them. But there’s also a politer way, a way that the next time he sees a mountain biker, he doesn’t poke a stick in your front wheel. I’m checking out six compact bells in a price range up to 15 euro’s and subject them to several tests, including loudness, impact and ease of use. So, let’s first take a look at the contenders.

While it’s popular bigger brother, the Giro Synthe, has all the features at a premium price. The Cinder offers nearly all the same features at only half the price. MIPS is getting more and more integrated on new helmets, like the Cinder, but there still remains a lack of testing results. And I, involuntarily, took one for the team in this one...

A high-volume pump that comes with a digital pressure gauge is rarely seen on mini pumps. The Lezyne Digital Alloy Drive should be a quick, accurate and portable pump for those inconvenient moments during your mountain bike rides. Making sure that you continue your ride in no time with optimum tire pressures. With the classic Lezyne Alloy Drive as base for this digital version, the bar is set high.

Crankbrothers pedals are well known for their mud shedding capabilities, but also have a bad reputation in terms of reliability. That is why, since 2016, they have introduced new bearings and seals for all pedals. So, in order to check if it’s actually is an improvement, it was time for a long-term review. So after almost 4300km, 2 visits to a bike park and 6 XC races, its time to look back and see how well they managed.

MTB route Theux (blue) Saturday, 09 September 2017 11:42 | Written by

On the edge of the Ardennes, where the elevation differences clearly influence the scenery and trails that aren’t yet very challenging, is where the MTB route Theux (blue loop) lies. With the 835m of total elevation gain at 35km of route, it’s more like a warming up for the Ardennes with a main emphasis on the beautiful scenery.

MTB route Assen (Baggelhuizen) Saturday, 08 July 2017 19:35 | Written by

With multiple MTB races a year and a MTB route, Assen is an attractive location for mountain bikers. The recreation area Baggelhuizen that has been chosen for this, features a mix of water, beach, forest and slight altitude differences. These are all ingredients to make an interesting MTB route.

MTB route Grolloo Sunday, 02 July 2017 19:35 | Written by

A short novice MTB route through the forest with a few singletrails over nearly flat terrain in the province of Drenthe. The MTB route Grolloo can, with its 15km and 118m of ascent, be considered novice route of a warming up for the adjacent MTB route Gieten.

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