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We catch up with downhill superstar Greg Minnaar and legend-in-the-making Jackson Goldstone, bring you our guide to the best trails at home and far, far away, and put loads of the latest kit through the wringer, in a mag that's chock full of awesome bikes, adventures and people!
This issue we head out for a ride and a chat with the Greatest Of All Time, Greg Minnaar. He gives us some insights into his strengths and weaknesses, how he feels about the current race scene and the precision needed to stay at the top of the game for nearly two decades.
Pole Bicycle Co have a unique take on bike design and manufacturing. We find out more about the man behind the brand and check out the development of their new, CNC-machined Machine enduro bike.
Olly and Ben's Excellent Adventure
Olly Wilkins and Ben Deakin take a whirlwind trip to the Philippines to ride, race and take in all the craziness that happens when visiting such a unique destination for the first time. Volcanos, donkeys, local delicacies and a buzzing riding scene deliver the experience of a lifetime.
There's gold in them thar hills
Jackson Goldstone, a talented kid from the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, show's why he's got a bright future in mountain biking, impressing us with his down-to-earth attitude. The sky's the limit for this 14-year-old.
In it to Whinlatter it
This month, the Wrecking Crew head up to the Lake District and check out Whinlatter trail centre. Following local riders, we discover if the trails are as dramatic as the landscape.
The latest products are put through their paces, including 15 pairs of trail shorts. We see how much control you can buy for less than £1,500 with our budget full-suspension bike test and put tools, pads, clothing and much more through the wringer.
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Luke Marshall is a technical writer for BikeRadar and MBUK magazine. He's been working for both titles since 2018 and has over 20 years of mountain biking experience. Luke is a gravity-focused rider with a history of racing downhill, previously competing in the UCI Downhill World Cup. Educated to a degree level in engineering and with a penchant for full-throttle speed, Luke is more than qualified to put every bike and product through its paces to bring you informative and independent reviews. You'll most likely find him on a trail, enduro or downhill bike riding the off-piste tracks around south Wales and the south west of England. He often makes an appearance on BikeRadar's podcast and YouTube channel.
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