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This issue’s cover stars are our very own Amanda and her partner Rhys! Taken by James Vincent during their bikepacking overnighter in the Lake District, we like how it shows that loading up and sleeping out doesn’t have to mean being weighed down and missing out on all the fun of great descents.
Amanda and James Vincent head out for a night on Hotel Helvellyn, skipping crisp white sheets and even, as it turns out, sleeping bags.
We take three fast and light bikes to the races: Short-travel full suspension bikes from NS, Scott and Trek.
Barney Marsh heads to the Peak District to tackle that old favourite, Jacob’s Ladder. Why isn’t it any easier than he remembers it? Has his bike not got better?
Grab your sword and shield and head with Pete Scullion to the Dyfi Valley in search of Arthurian myths, legends, and legendary trails.
Antony de Heveningham gives us a peek into the effort and admin that official trail builders put in (on top of all the back-breaking digging).
We bring you a selection of helmets to protect your head through a range of riding styles, from XC to DH.
Sanny sets aside his fear of water to paddle his way to a trail that would normally be out of reach of a day trip.
Markus Stitz takes us to the highest pass in Scotland for what he hopes will be a descent worth climbing to.
Julian Morel rides the Tour de Mont Blanc, unaccompanied and unaware of what lies ahead of him.
Pete Scullion talks not having a coach and what’s the best trail dog option with this effervescent EWS racer and Gowaan Gal.
Charlie serves up another post ride feast – this time he claims it’s an e-bike specific recipe.
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