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The latest issue of MBR is out now, packed full of inspiring ideas and route maps to help you find new places to get out and ride.

What about the magazine itself? Here’s a taste of what you’ll find inside…


Lee quarry, Lancashire

With its funding cut and a winter of storms battering the trails, the future of Lee and Crag Quarry looks grim. We head north to discover if local enthusiasm and money can save one of the UK’s most interesting trail centres


Snowdon, North Wales

Defying the wet and windy weather and tackling Wales’s highest peak has never felt as wild, as demanding… or as exhilarating

Trans Cascadia, Oregon

Oregon state has some of the best trails your furtive mind can imagine. Thank goodness someone had the good sense to run an enduro event there, then



Orange Four 

Yes it looks just like the iconic Five, but the new Four is lighter, uses Boost technology and represents a new chapter for the Halifax brand


SRAM brings its 1x drivetrain technology within the reach of every rider, plus new brakes and wheels

First Rides

Santa Cruz Hightower CC, Pace RC127, Boardman Pro and Kinesis Maxlight



James Smurthers introduces his new BMC Speedfox with 150mm travel

Product testing 

Giro Montaro lid tested, and more


We test a dozen trail saddles, and sort the comfortable perches from the pain-in-the-bum platforms

Enduro race bikes 

The latest Nukeproof Mega takes on Giant’s brilliant Reign, the Spesh Enduro and carbon Norco Range



Flat pedals masterclass

Ride flat pedals? Olly Wilkins shows you how to gain the maximum control and power when you’re not clipped in

Full control skills

Don’t be bullied by sniper roots and rocks, learn how to boss the trail and take control


Fit Fox volume spacers 

It’s never been easy to fine tune the spring curve on your Fox Float shock, using volume reducing spacers


Big Pictures


Real-world riding

Born-again rider


Reader photos

Ride guide



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