We make the pilgrimage to southern Scotland and Ae Forest, one of the 7stanes trail centres, and find the riding – and cake!– is well worth the long journey. Local brothers, Frazer and Callum McCubbing, showed the MBUK Wrecking Crew around the cracking trail centre loop and downhill tracks at Ae. Grab a copy of the mag to find out more.
Frazer McCubbing leads out the MBUK Wrecking Crew at Ae Forest. Credit: Tommy Wilkinson
Biketest, how to and much more
We review sub-£2K, full-gas 29er/plus hardtails to see which semi-rigid turn slapping, flat out rig you should be spending your cash on.
We put four 29er/plus bikes head-to-head to find out which one comes out on top. Credit: Mick Kirkman
In our How To section, we lift the veil on riding techniques such as airing out of a quarter pipe with Manon Carpenter, hitting rooty drops, laying a flat table with Tom Cardy and drifting berms like a master.
Learn how to drift berms like a boss! Credit: Andy Lloyd
Not only that, we’ve got our hands on our 2018 long term test bikes, tested 15 soft shells and six goggles, plus Max Darkins, our route-guru, goes on a Big Ride around the Surrey Hills.
This month’s big ride is in the gorgeous and leafy Surrey Hills. Credit: Russell Burton
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