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Shred team update

Getting ready for the start It’s about this time of year, as your feet are freezing into your shoes as you bash out a few winter...

Shred team update
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Gaylord of the Chainrings

The following series of events in no way represents the views or opinions of Bikemagic. Or me for that matter. GREAT A misty haze surrounded me as...

Gaylord of the Chainrings
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More rights of way for bikes?

It’s been a while since anything terribly interesting happened to Rights of Way legislation for cyclists – 37 years, no less. The 1968 Highways Act...

More rights of way for bikes?
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Riding the West Highland Way

7am in Milngavie – 97 miles to go The plan was simple. Take two riders of complementary strengths and weaknesses (me: local, OK on the technical...

Riding the West Highland Way
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Mullane's back with a bang

You can’t keep a desperate man down. Imagine you are a twenty year old lad with two spankin’ Cove DH bikes in the garage, a pile...

Mullane's back with a bang
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The dog's Balearics

Singletrack, Mallorca-style Think of Mallorca and there’s a fair chance that you think of Magaluf, bars, discos and drunken British tourists. But you may not have...

The dog's Balearics
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Over the bars

There are many “special moves” in the world of mountain biking, but most of them are concerned with the dull old business of keeping things...

Over the bars
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A glimpse of summer

Shred/Bikemagic.com’s Andy Carnell (Pic: Simon Kirk) There’s nothing better than getting back to your home town with a tan and a little sunstroke to find that...

A glimpse of summer
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A short ride in the Tien Shan

Ice and deserts – a winning combination High altitude dirt road, four hour descents and stunning mountain scenery – my little mini-expedition from Urumqi through China’s...

A short ride in the Tien Shan
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Ned Overend

Ned Overend is, quite simply, a legend. Coming to mountain biking from marathon running and road racing, he found himself racing against, and beating, riders...

Ned Overend
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Shred rides with Wade

Simmons Wades in at the deep end Ladder-drop X-up Gappage Shred/BM rider Mullane gets in on the act It’s not every day that we get to wag off work...

Shred rides with Wade
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Take it to the Max

High speed fun in Dyfi Forest “Whuuuumppp!” The tyres slip across the compacted rock of the berm, edging towards the lip. The exit appears just in...

Take it to the Max
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Dog followed

Gary Fisher opens the new Follow The Dog trail Sunday 13 March and, although it was my own suggestion, getting out of bed at stupid o’clock...

Dog followed
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Ice cream on the rocks

Climbing away from Lake Como “One last climb, then ‘gelati’ and cakes!” It all sounded so good in theory, except for one minor detail – that “one...

Ice cream on the rocks
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Grin and bear it

Glorious BC backcountry singletrack I’ve been riding mountain bikes for nearly 15 years. I’ve seen some strange things on the trails, burnt out cars, steamed up...

Grin and bear it
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Old men can't jump

Al wonders if brighter trousers are the answer Impending middle age brings with it an eternal truth. Summers rush by, kids get taller, houses bigger and...

Old men can't jump
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Greetings from China

Keeping the roads ice-free, Urumqi style At -21°C, snow doesn’t melt. It gets packed down into a lethal sheet of ice with a density roughly equivalent...

Greetings from China
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Bikemagic changed my life

Some of you may recognise my alter-ego Horace Fogsworth as having been a regular on the Soapbox until about a year ago, which was when...

Bikemagic changed my life
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Pedallling up Andalucian peaks

We’d earned this, languishing in an Andalucian ice cream parlour, shovelling down a well-earned litre of exotic flavours. Only 5 hours earlier we’d been sitting...

Pedallling up Andalucian peaks
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Better Lakes than never

Just get off and push They were waiting at the gate for me, visibly shivering. With tyres on the edge of traction and an ice sheet...

Better Lakes than never
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Letter from New Zealand

The clouds are turning peculiar shades of yellow against a darkening, yet somehow still vivid blue, background as the sun sets over the hills. And meanwhile...

Letter from New Zealand
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Mainly off the plain

And they’re off – the pack heads for the hills It’s six o’clock on a Sunday morning and I’m soooo tired, remind me again: Just why...

Mainly off the plain
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