Mountain Bike Rider - January 2017 (MR0117)


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Mountain Bike Rider issue MR0117 published by Time Inc.

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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… Features Must ride in 2017 We’re looking forward to a bumper crop of new trails this year. Here’s a rundown of the most exciting projects. 7 Endless Descents When it comes to downhills, you can never have too much of a good thing. Here are seven amazing descents that just keep on giving. Trail centre focus: Gwydir, Betws-y-Coed While its simplicity may be a turn-off for some thrill seekers, we find the newly extended Gwydir trail presses all the right buttons. Bikes and gear Genesis Tarn 20 Expanding its range, sorting its sizing and making the best of Plus-size tyres – Genesis has been busy creating another trail-ripping hardtail, the Tarn. First rides KTM Kapoho 273 and the Specialized Demo 8.1 Alloy. Longtermers Roo’s Mojo/Nicolai G13, Jason’s Specialized Enduro Comp 650B, Jamie’s Transition Smuggler 4, Benji’s Vitus Escarp3 29 VR, Dave’s Trek Fuel EX 8 Plus, Charlie’s Genesis High Latitude and the final verdict on Jamie’s Nukeproof Scout 290 Comp. Product testing E13 TRSR crankset, E13 TRS+ cassette, Renthal Traction Lock-on grips, Maxxis Rekon+ 3C Maxx Terra Exo 2.8in tyre, WTB Ranger 2.8in tyre, Crank Brothers Stamp pedal, Odlo Molina cycling jacket, Shimano XT disc brake, Mission Workshop Steppe hoodie. Winter boots group test No need to get cold feet about your weekly rides now the weather has turned. With the right footwear, your toes will stay toasty and dry. Entry-Level Trail Bikes We’ve rounded up four trail bikes that punch well above their sub £1,800 price tags. But which punchest hardest? Cannondale Habit 5, Giant Trance 3, Marin Mount Vision and Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus. Routes Go big, then go home Long rides to burn off that turkey tummy, and kick-start your 2017 in style: The Long Gap, Brecon Beacons West Highland Way, Scotland The North York Ridges, North York Moors Amberley, South Downs Dark Peak Epic, Peak District Pull-out routes Dunsop Bridge, Lancashire The Breamish Valley, Northumberland The Applecross Coffin Road, Scotland Firle Beacon, South Downs Skills: Step it up Have your skills plateaued? Time to raise your game and conquer those intimidating trail features. How to Keep riding at 60 Ned Overend has been riding and racing mountain bikes for four decades now, but how the hell does he do it?! Here are Deadly Nedly’s top age-defying tips. Workshop: Dial in your disc brakes Make the most of your brakes with these useful workshop tips and tricks. It's One Of The Biggest Colour Trends For SS17 But Can A Redhead Really Wear Yellow? But, of course. In Partnership with Snap Fashion Regulars Big Pictures Buzz Real-world riding Born-again rider Mailbox Reader photos Ride guide Afterimage

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Publisher Time Inc.
Title Mountain Bike Rider
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Jan 2017
Month January
Year 2017