It’s the height of summer, there’s masses of daylight, it’s peak adventure time. Ride, ride, and ride some more. But don’t forget that recovery time is also important. Pull up a sun lounger, grab a cold beer, or hot cuppa, and take time out with our issue 107:
International Adventure – New Zealand: Rickie Cotter takes on the Tour of Areota. Settle down for a big read.
UK Adventure – Howgills: Team Singletrack go for an office day out in search of the ultimate descent.
UK Adventure – Knoydart by Boat: Pete Scullion takes his bike on a boat to some of the most remote trail riding the UK has to offer.
Classic Ride – Dark Peak – There are countless reasons that the Dark Peak is truly deserving of Classic Ride status. We take in a few.
Grouptest – GPS units: We navigate our way round the many functions of GPS units – from teeny and light to fully-loaded. Which ones have us lost in the pit of despair and which have us on the right track? Featuring units from Garmin, Cateye, Sigma, Lezyne, and Mio.
Bike Test – Bikes for Mountains with capital M. Three capable longer travel trail bikes for hitting rocks with. Bikes are the Focus SAM, Scott Genius LT, Specialized Enduro.
Grinder – goods that have been lightly dusted with summer trail roost and reviewed by the Grinder team.
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Scotland Rules – After trips away to two big events, Tweedlove and Fort William World Cup, Chipps reckons he has all the proof he needs that Scotland has as much to offer as any far away destination.
Last Word – An extended version of our regular column. This time we air two different opinions on trail access rights, and the right way to go about getting them.