- What would you like to see in the mag this winter?
I’d like a mud special.Posted 4 years ago
They could put a cross bike,fat bike,e bike and regular mtb with mud tyres on a very muddy circuit and see who wins.
There would also be a which bike clears the 100 foot bog test.
Then riders in white overalls doing a mudguard test to see who says cleanest.piedi di formaggioMember
Group ride, everyone has a hipflask (larger the better), but each filled with a different spirit. Every mile, you take a sip
Along the ride there are a series of challenges. The ability (or not) to complete the tasks is noted and results compared to give an ‘ideal’ ride tipplePosted 4 years agodragonMember
A wider spectrum of what mtbing is, rather than what niche is trendy. A look at where Endruro is country came from and is going.
The technology behind the latest steel tubes, including stuff like 953.
Apparently Reynolds 953 is UNS S45500 and 931 is UNS S17400, so fill your boots Googling them.Posted 4 years agolungeSubscriber
I’m a kit geek so I would happily throw away all the travel articles (bar any in the Midlands) and just read about bike set ups, new kit, old kit, niche kit, basically tech stuff.
I’d like to see stuff on the kind of riding I do, though I accept a “how can you get through Netherton tunnel without crapping yourself” type article will have limited interest.
Basically, I want a magazine for me. The challenge will be that by it being for me, no-one else would want to read it.Posted 4 years agonemesisSubscriber
I liked the OP’s suggestion.
I’d also quite like ST mag to do some slightly more leftfield things – eg build up two bikes at the same price one with a posh frame and basic components, the other with posh components and a basic frame. Ride and compare.
Or go trail centre riding on a really cheap bike – not deliberately the worst you can find but rather the best you can find at say £150 and see how it copes. Might be food for thought though maybe not something advertisers would like…
Or get some elite athletes from another sport and get them to have a go mtbing (maybe with prior coaching from Jedi, etc) and see how they get on
And a chamomile team review would be great too 😉Posted 4 years agoSaxonRiderSubscriber
It would be cool to have a ‘reader profile’ piece. Where a reader is selected to be featured, and we get a glimpse at what and how s/he rides; what inspires him/her… those kinds of things.
I was just up in the Northwest last week, and got to ride routes that some of you cover all the time. How cool would it have been had I actually seen an article with some pictures of one of you covering these trails and roads before I got up there? I think I would not have put it off for so long had I have had some introduction to the trails from the point of view of a rider like me, as opposed to one by a journo who gets paid to ride (with no offence to journos intended!).Posted 4 years ago
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