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This month’s MBUK is stacked full of inspiring stories, epic locations and essential winter preparation. We test six of the hottest bikes for 2019, tackle the science of rear suspension, get dirty in some of the UK’s best riding spots and much more
TO HELL AND BACK
After being told he'll never ride again, ex-serviceman Chris Jones and a team from the charity Help for Heroes tackle one of the world’s most demanding gravity races – the infamous Mountain of Hell.
THE YURT LOCKER
Dan Milner takes Red Bull riders René Wildhaber and Tom Oehler deep into the mountains of Kyrgyzstan in search of untouched 1,000-year-old singletrack. This wild location hosts brutal challenges and euphoric rewards.
We put 15 jackets to the test and discover which will keep you keep you cheerful in the most miserable conditions. Plus, pick up a copy to check out our 12 must-have winter bike and gear essentials.
LEADERS OF THE PACK
We test six trendsetting 2019 bikes, from an ultralight cross-country hardtail to an enduro sled at the cutting edge of design, plus four different definitions of trail bike in between. Grab a mag to discover what’s hot!
HAVOC BIKE PARK, WEST YORKSHIRE
This small but mighty bike park tucked away in West Yorkshire will get your blood flowing. Best suited to gravity riders with an appetite for mixing natural trails and manmade features.
Right on time, our free neck tube can be used in numerous ways to keep your head, neck, cheeks or face warm and cosy, free from the winter chill.
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.