Get into mountain biking - video

Everything you need to know as a beginner mountain biker

If you didn't know it already then mountain biking is awesome. In fact, very few activities come close to matching the combination of fitness benefits with the freedom and the fun factor that riding a mountain biking can provide.

With the right bike and kit, plus a little bit of advice, you could well find yourself getting hooked…. and that's where we come in!

Here at BikeRadar we've compiled a complete video guide to getting into mountain biking, covering everything from where to do it to how to choose a bike and how much to spend. So, whether you're a road rider looking to switch to wider tyres or just fancy giving something different a try, be sure to check out the video below.

Get into mountain biking

Video: Get into mountain biking

New to mountain biking and have further questions? We'd recommend signing up to our thriving forum community, it's the perfect environment for friendly and informative bike-based banter.

Oli Woodman

Section Editor, UK
With more than 10 years of experience riding mountain bikes, Oli knows the good from the bad when it comes to gear. He's a total bike nerd and loves few things more than fettling with spangly riding bits. Also, he seems to have a talent for crashing hard but emerging unscathed.
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Loamy singletrack
  • Current Bikes: Marin Pine Mountain, Pinnacle Dolomite
  • Dream Bike: Honda RN01
  • Beer of Choice: Corona
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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