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Quick Poll: What makes a great trail?

What defines a good trail and makes it better then all the rest?

Quick Poll: What makes a great trail?
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Dig your own trails: Paul breaks out the shovel

Paul Haysom has cracked out the spades and wheelbarrows and taken to building his own trails

Dig your own trails: Paul breaks out the shovel
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Mountain biking in Sardinia

Sick of the clichéd mountain bike holidays, Dave Barter heads to the Italian island of Sardinia in search of rough and ready trails

Mountain biking in Sardinia
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Basque coastal riding

http://vimeo.com/17673051 The Coastal Video “This is from an autumn day’s riding on the coast here. The water is the Bay of Biscay and it...

Basque coastal riding
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That's snowbusiness

The magic of snowbiking You’ve doubtless seen the wintery pictures in the mags – bike riders shooting down ski slopes, ploughing through snowdrifts, getting all speedway...

That's snowbusiness
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Guide to new Chamonix Bike Park

Chamonix Bike Park  1 of 3  Chamonix, at the heart of the French Alps has always been an emotive name within mountain biking, with its wealth of...

Guide to new Chamonix Bike Park
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Raven, we're raving

Stats Derwen Green trail Grade Green (easy) Distance 9.2km Climb 506m Derwen Blue trail Grade Blue (moderate) Distance 4.7km Climb 307m Gorlech trail Grade Red (difficult) Distance 19km Climb 1,071m Raven trail Grade Black (severe) Distance 18.5km Climb 725m Brechfa Forest is...

Raven, we're raving
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Blast from the past

Where we’re stood might look like just a junction of fireroads at the top of a hill, but one of them isn’t any old fireroad....

Blast from the past
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Too easy?

“These trails are too easy…” It’s an often-heard comment these days. As more and more purpose-built trails are launched, so people seem to expect each...

Too easy?
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The North Face trail

Did anyone order a berm? (Left) Over the boardwalk (Right) Don’t fancy yours much Quite a view (Left) Sue Thomas officially opens the trail (Right) The penalty for...

The North Face trail
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That's snowbusiness

That Snowbiker (that’s my wife) Winter is heading our way, it’s starting to get colder, and the bottom line is this: snow and ice are no excuse...

That's snowbusiness
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Christmas gifts for Glentress

No business like snow business (Pic: Pete Laing) Glentress Forest in the Scottish Borders is a deservedly popular riding destination, and with winter approaching so fast...

Christmas gifts for Glentress
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Shining Bright

Right, America has Moab, Canada has the North Shore, Europe has the Alps. What then does Australia offer the trail rider?   The only place that immediately...

Shining Bright
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Jealous, us? Ute Valley Park

Ute Valley Park   Length : several loops, mileage is dependent upon loop taken Duration : main loop is about 45mins Surface : all sorts, heavy earth, light sandy...

Jealous, us? Ute Valley Park
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Serious R'R in Colarado

Big thanks to our BIKEmagic members Kim and Craig who sent in these reviews of the trails they’ve been riding while over in Colorado Springs,...

Serious R'R in Colarado
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Trailfocus: Leith Hill

If you live in the south east and haven’t been to Leith Hill, then you are missing out on the best terrain around. Nearly 1000...

Trailfocus: Leith Hill