Mountain Bike Rider - March 2017 (MR0317)

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Mountain Bike Rider issue MR0317 published by Time Inc.

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Mountain Bike Rider - March 2017 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 Trail centre focus: Eastridge For three decades Shropshire’s Eastridge Woods has been the venue for more legendary races than you can shake a stick at. Enduro racing? Tick. Technical trails to play on? Yep. The future of mountain biking? It’s got it covered. Austrian singletrack: kids go free The do-it-all mountians: Austria’s North Tyrolean range really can entertain mountain bikers in search of gravity riding, families in search of good, clean fun and journalists in search of beer, sausages and kartoffeln. Bikes and gear Specialized Camber Comp 29 One of mbr’s favourite short-travel trail rippers, the Camber receives a few subtle tweaks for 2017. First rides Giant Reign Advanced 0 and the Orange Four RS. Longtermers Dave’s Trek Fuel EX 8 Plus, Jamie’s Transition Smuggler 4, Danny’s Nukeproof Mega 290 Pro, Jason’s Specialized Enduro Comp 650B and Roo’s Mojo/Nicolai G13. Product testing Fox Transfer Factory dropper post, Shimano ME7 SPD shoes, 7Mesh Revo Gore-Tex shorts, 7Mesh Revelation jacket and Upper Downs Neo jacket. Trail tools group test Light enough to put in your pack and carry all day, useful enough to fix a multitude of sins if your bike breaks – we test 16 multi-tools. image: https://keyassets.timeincuk.net/inspirewp/live/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2017/02/mbr-mar17-tools.jpg Bike test: Hardcore hardtails If you thought the humble hardtail couldn’t get any more potent, this quartet of Britsh-born trail terrors will blow you away with their modern geometry and lust for fun.Routes Urban fringe adventures Because it’s not always necessary to join the traffic jams to enjoy a good ride in. Godstone, Surrey Pentland Hills, Scotland Bingley Bash, Yorkshire Goyt Valley, Peak District Pull-out routes Gypsy Glen, Scottish Borders Three Hundreds Loop, Chiltern Hills Crug Mawr, Black Mountains Dark Peak Classic, Peak District Skills and technique Get back up The weather may be dismal but the future will look bright if you use the winter to plan and set new goals. Jump with style Finesse your aerial skills to look like a pro by following Sam Reynolds’ top tips. Six things to do before every ride Set your pre-ride routine to make the most of your precious time on the bike. How to adjust your Maxle Your lever should point up the fork or straight back, and have enough bite to cause a light imprint on your palm as you close it. Here’s how to set it right. Workshop: RockShox Monarch Plus Debonair can service A relatively simple job that will keep your RockShox Monarch Plus fit for a king; and save you a wedge of cash in repair bills. 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 Mar 2017
Month March
Year 2017