Get a hit of riding enthusiasm for this winter with the latest issue of MBUK, featuring a six-page mud-riding masterclass, a waterproof jacket grouptest and a wild adventure in the Lake District. Plus, we test eight of next year’s most exciting bikes and thrash Antur Stiniog’s new trails. All this and loads more are crammed into this month’s mag.
First out of the gate
This month’s biketest crosses genres to bring you reviews of eight of next year’s hottest bikes, from Ribble’s new titanium hardtail to Scott’s latest Gambler downhill bike and everything in between. Grab your copy of the mag if you want to know how 2020’s leading bikes stack up.
Inside the tornado
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Brendan Fairclough’s emotional, terrifying and extraordinary week at this year’s Red Bull Rampage. Find out just how it feels to throw down some on some of the world’s scariest lines.
Possibly the most essential item of kit you need for winter is a good waterproof jacket. We put 15 through the wringer to find the best for you, across a range of budgets.
One of the most recognisable and intimating UK bike parks has had a revamp to make it more beginner-friendly, including two new flow trails and a new red and black run. Elliott Heap and Owain James join our Ed to show just how much fun this place offers.
Pick up a mag, make a brew and take 10 to check out Sam Hill’s Ferrari-red Nukeproof Mega 290c superbike, Tahnée Seagrave’s take on Red Bull Formation, Steve Behr’s scariest moment from snapping pics for three decades, and loads more. Best take 15 then.
Planning next year’s trips is a brilliant way to keep you motivated to ride through the winter, so this month’s mag comes with a 2020 calendar packed with inspiring images.