October 5, 2012
The next issue of the magazine is coming together very nicely, so we thought we’d give you all a quick look at just a few of the things that are going to be contained inside Issue 77’s glossy, heavyweight pages.
We’ve got our very own Jenn heading across the sea to a land without snakes – but plenty of snakebites – as she takes part in the Irish Gravity Enduro series.
The intrepid Polish twosome travel to the Canary Islands in search of winter sunshine, singletrack and sunbathing, just as Mother Nature intended…
Benji heads to Pearce Cycles to find out what goes on behind the scenes at the busy bike shop, race series organisers and uplift providers.
It’s hard work, it’s legal and it’s every bit as addictive as the title might lead you to expect. Dave Anderson and friends discuss what draws them to the mountains, featuring the Italian Dolomites, the Highlands, Otztal (Germany), the Alps, Ecuador and Peru (the Andes, obviously).
In our fitness feature our group of experts take on your fitness questions, so if you’re wondering the definitive answer such topics as riding when pregnant, they’re your guys.
In our regular bike test, we’ve picked a trio of bikes that’ll be just the ticket for Lakeland epics, with the Liteville 301, Orange Five and Genesis Grapil. We’ll also be giving our thoughts on the Singular Buzzard and Turner 5-Spot as well as a load of other products in our Grinder section.
In our regular pick of columns Benji ponders finding trails then not telling anyone about them, Dom Perry wonders what qualifies a rider to be up a mountain on his own and Matt Wragg contemplates when, how and if to stop riding.
Our tech section takes on the tricky issue of sizing bikes – can it simply be reduced to numbers or is there more to it than reach and stack?
We also interview bike building pioneer and the brains behind Voodoo Cycles, Joe Murray.
It’ll be out on the 25th October and there’s still time to subscribe, so head to: