What’s in the latest issue of MBR?
News: Plans for a new gravity trail centre in Snowdonia take shape. Petition calls for greater bike access.
- New for 2012: Big report on all the major trends from the Interbike show. We explore both electronic and hydraulic shifting. Do they represent the future and if so which one? Plus spotlight on flat pedals and dropper seatposts.
- First ride: Yeti SB66 first ride
- First look: BMC Trailfox Carbon TF01 X0. Is it better than the aluminium version?
- Tested: Maxxis High Roller II 3C tyre, Answer Rove AM stem, Oxford Digi pressure gauge, tech T-shirt head2head, Spank Spike pedals and Chain Reaction custom wheelset.
- Paul Burwell has spent nine months aboard Shimano’s XTR groupset. How has it held up?
- The final rundown on our fleet of longtermers. We reveal the final scores for the Santa Cruz Tallboy, Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Evo, Lapierre Zesty 214, Scott Genius 20, Cube Stereo Race, Saracen Ariel X and Genesis Latitude 00
- Beautiful Scottish coast2coast feature. Plus ride your own Scottish coast2coast in a day for the chance to win a bike and holiday in our Killer Loop treasure hunt
- 63 ways to improve your ride. Tips, techniques and inspiration covering everything from stitching up airline baggage rules to cleaning your bike
- Best of British Trail Centres: Hamsterley Forest
- Grouptest: Windproof jackets. Three hardshells and three softshells face the elements
- 4 free pull-out routes: Dartmoor, Langsett Moors, Torridon and Ullapool to Bonar Bridge coast2coast
- Skills: 5 technique myths busted
- Workshop: Front mech adjustment
November issue out Wednesday October 19 until November 15