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Contents 9 // Editorial: Over, Round and Through. Chipps offers an unconventional tip for smooth trail riding: just miss most of it out. 10 // UK Adventure: Flat Planet. Chipps accepts a reader’s challenge to explore the ‘mountains’ of Lincolnshire. Are there even such things? 20 // The Big Column: Compromising Situations. Forget the marketing bollox. ‘Quite good’ is the new awesome – as Steve Worland explains. 22 // Column: Jaws was never my scene (and I don’t like Star Wars). Golf is not a sport and football is boring: welcome to Meerkat’s new reality. 24 // Jewel of the Isle: The Cycle Hub. Olly Townsend heads north to Newcastle’s very own cycle-friendly café. 26 // Tooled Up: Part One. Singletrack’s guide to the perfect toolkit. This issue we look at trail tools. 30 // Stat of the Art: What Pedals For…? The readers of pedal on. 32 // We Work Here: Life on the Front Line. Do mountain bike guides live the dream? Or is it just a daily nightmare? Olly spills the beans. 36 // International Travel: Bludgeoned by Awesomeness. Joe Schwartz saddles up for Canada’s BC Bike Race. All 350km of its twisty, technical, mountain bike nirvana self. 46 // International Travel: Aloha Oahu! Volcanic beaches, tropical forests and hand-hewn, virgin singletrack. We join Steffi Marth on her Hawaiian quest for the most enviable mountain bike holiday snaps of all time. 58 // The Big Feature: Over The Water. Northern Ireland’s mountain bike scene might have...

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