It’s a complicated and mostly boring story behind it, but the process of producing a printed magazine, sending it to the printer, and then sending it out to you, means that we have a cut off date for joining us. Here’s where it’s not boring: the cut off date is coming soon!
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The cut off date is coming soon!
Yes, if you want to get Issue 147 delivered to your door or screen, you need to join us by 25th January. That gives time for boring stuff like mailing lists, and licking of envelopes and stamps (we have have an especially trained slobbery Saint Bernard for this job, but he only works Wednesdays), and other dull admin tasks. Anyway, the important thing is:
You need to join us by 25th January to get Issue 147
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What’s inside Issue 147?
Cover by Nils Amelinckx
This crisp Lake District cover shows the reward for persistence and getting on up and out there. An unpromising start to the day gave way to sunshine and the perfect inversion. Nils Amelinckx bags his first Singletrack World cover.
Kit Essentials: Real World Forks
140mm forks appear to be something of the forgotten forks out there. All the hype and attention goes to Enduro and XC race forks. Zeb this, 38 that, SID the other. The middle ground often gets overlooked. But for those of us looking for a new fork for their shorter travel full suspension trail bike or their hardtail, 140mm is where it’s at.Join Benji as he conducts his real world test, for real world riders.
MTB Culture: The Aberdeen Scene
What does it take to create a thriving scene in a location apparently quite a long way away? Antony de Heveningham heads to Aberdeenshire to find out.
UK Adventure: Reyt Good Time
Amanda heads off on an overnight group ride that leaves the pressure at behind. Good vibes, with the Reyt Good crew.
Classic Ride: Jura
Markus Stitz sets you up for a solid adventure, in this route guide around Jura that’s sure to have you making plans for summer.
Bike Test: £2k (ish) Bikes
Can any of these bikes from Boardman, Jamis and Vitus wow us with their value for money? Benji and Rhys take to the trails in search of good value fun.
International Adventure: Kids In The Back(country)
Adventures with kids might just show you what you’ve been missing out. Tony Hutcheson makes the case for taking your kids along for the ride.
International Adventure: A Year Near Provence
Last year, Chipps chucked (most of) it all in moved to a small village in the French mountains. But how do you say ‘Show me to the good trails!’ in French?
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