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Shronaboy Farm Uplift Day

Emerald MTB was very excited recently to be invited to a WhatsApp group called “Shronaboy/kerry-uplift”. And when a post was added to the group stating that an uplift day was being planned for the 7th of April for a maximum of 30 riders, the entry fee was paid in minutes! Driving up on Sunday morning, through a farmyard and past sheep pastures we arrived at a field where a number of cars with roof racks and tailgate bike racks were already parked alongside a gazebo with displaying the Shronaboy Farm logo. Overlooking Lough Giutane, the views on this sunny morning... Read more »

Shronaboy Farm Uplift Day

Shronaboy Farm Uplift Day

Shronaboy Farm Uplift Day

Video: Dreamride Supercuts

Video: Dreamride Supercuts When we at Diamondback first started down the DreamRide vortex, we had no idea what we were getting into. We thought we’d asked them to make a video for a product launch. Instead we got a feast for the eyes: three tales that invite us into a world of wild adventures through mystical landscapes. Every spring when we head back out for the first rides of the season, we look at familiar trails with a fresh perspective. So to with DreamRide. Take a fresh look at scenes from all three films packed into one final edition, DreamRide... Read more »

Video: Dreamride Supercuts

Video: Dreamride Supercuts

Video: Dreamride Supercuts

ESI Silicone MTB Handlebar Grips

Of all the parts you can customise on your bike, handlebar grips probably don't appear at the top of your list. However, you will likely still love riding your bike even if you don’t have those carbon rims, or if your forks are not the latest model or the longest travel. But have you ridden a long downhill, a super rough descent, or an epic long day and found that your hands have cramped into a claw-like shape? Or that some of your fingers have lost all feeling? Chances are your grips are to blame. Along with your pedals and... Read more »

ESI Silicone MTB Handlebar Grips

ESI Silicone MTB Handlebar Grips

ESI Silicone MTB Handlebar Grips

6 Ways I Got Faster on My Bike

What mountain biker would not like to be able to ride their bike faster? That desire to ride quicker, better and harder is what fuels the whole mountain bike industry. It’s the selling point behind every new bike and component that is released. Why else would we spend thousands of Euros on a new bike, when in reality our old bike served us perfectly well? I am no different from any other mountain biker, if not worse. Having built up my last three bikes from parts myself rather than buying an off-the-shelf complete bike, the Internet browsing and comparing of... Read more »

6 Ways I Got Faster on My Bike

6 Ways I Got Faster on My Bike

6 Ways I Got Faster on My Bike