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Pick up your copy of MBUK 410 to get the latest from the world of mountain biking – plus two amazing free gifts!
This issue is our annual Trail Guide special, with 84 pages of great UK riding venues. We hang out with Kiwi pinner Brook Macdonald to see what we can learn from his 'Bulldog spirit', check out the women showing the boys a thing or two down at the dirt jumps and bring you some great tips for finding that elusive flow on the trails.
Reviews-wise, we've got tests of e-hardtails, knee pads, new bikes from SCOR and Cotic, and more.
We also ride from summit to sea on Exmoor with Trash Free Trails and revisit Chicksands Bike Park. Grab your copy now!
We hang out with downhill top dog, Brook Macdonald, to get the lowdown on the Kiwi racer's aggressive style, racing pedigree and what it's like to live life on the bleeding edge of the sport.
In this month's biketest, three rigid frames with motor assistance are put through the wringer. Does the addition of new tech on classic bike design help when riding proper trails?
Ladies who launch
Champion rider Emily Horridge checks out the homegrown female talent rocking the freeride scene. With women's freeride taking off around the world, we discover what it's like on home turf.
Our Will takes a tour of Galfer Bike's Barcelona factory to find out what goes into making their pads and rotors. Find out how these masters of stopping power design, test and manufacture their kit.
How to find your flow
Whatever level of rider you are, there comes a point when you enter the zone and everything becomes easier. That feeling is called flow, and we've coach-to-the-pros Olly Morris to give his essential tips for attaining that elusive state on the trail.
Summit to sea
Our map man Max Darkins explores the wild coastline of Exmoor National Park. Accompanied by the expert litter-pickers at Trash Free Trails, he embarks on a purposeful mission from the moorland hills to the Atlantic cliffs.
And that's not all…
This issue of MBUK is jam-packed with all the latest and greatest bikes, product reviews and news stories from the mountain biking world. We've got new bikes from Canyon and Santa Cruz, along with pages of product reviews that include Cane Creek's DB Kitsuma air shock. Plus, check out our Trail Crew report from Chicksands Bike Park in Bedfordshire.
Every print copy of MBUK 410 comes with not one, but two incredible extras. First up is our annual Trail Guide, newly expanded and updated for 2022 with all of the best riding spots in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. And as if that's not enough, we're also chucking in an exclusive stem top cap for your beloved bike – with two designs to collect. Don't miss out!
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