Always fancied giving mountain biking a go but not sure if it’s for you? We’ve got good news: mountain biking is for everyone. Consider it official.

The prospect of venturing off-road can seem daunting, but the truth is mountain biking has never been more accessible. From gentle novice trails to guides to show you the ropes, there’s plenty to help you take the plunge into this highly addictive sport.

We’ve put together all the essential info and mountain biking tips for beginners.