The BikePark Wales‘ trail crew have been busy building an entirely new, natural feeling red trail called Root Manoeuvres. MBUK’s Al and Ed went to BikePark Wales for an exclusive first look at the technical and tricky trail. You can learn more about our time on the trail in issue 349, out on the 7th November. For a sneaky peek at the just-opened trail, check out our exclusive GoPro footage below…
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Alex started racing downhill at the tender age of 11, later going on to compete internationally representing the UK. At 19, he moved to the Alps to pursue a career as a bike bum clocking up moon-mileage riding the famous tracks in and around Morzine, France. In that time, he broke more bikes than he can remember. Alex then moved back to the UK when he landed a job working for Mountain Biking UK as their Features Editor — BikeRadar's sister title — as their features editor. Since working for MBUK, Alex's focus has moved to towards bike tech and he now wants to find out what bikes and components represent the best value for money regardless of discipline. Alex's current fleet includes his trusty commuter bike, a 2017 Marin Gestalt 3, his long term Orange Stage 6 RS enduro bike, a used and abused 2015 GT Sanction Pro, a Scott Voltage YZ dirt jump bike and a Deluxe Pro 2 BMX.
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