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Full of great gear, rides and riders, this is what you can find in MBUK this month

MBUK has packed in an awesome mix of travel, new kit and top riders in this month’s issue, to keep you up to date with the hottest and best mountain biking from around the world


The hot list

MBUK tracked down the best new releases from Eurobike to show you what’s hot for 2019.

The Motion Ride E18 linkage fork was a real head turner at Eurobike
Dan Milner / Immediate Media

British steel

Four British designed steel hardtails, from Cotic, Sick Bicycles, Stif and Stanton, are put through their paces in this month’s bike test to find out how hard-core hardtails can be.

Four British designed steel hardtails get the bike test treatment
Mick Kirkman / Immediate Media

The land of opportunity

Dan Milner descends on Aínsa in Spain to find out why this pre-Pyrenees landscape is becoming a haven for enduro riding.

The wild Aínsa landscape makes for some epic riding
Dan Milner / Immediate Media

1x cranks grouptest

15 pairs of single-ring cranksets are put to the test, from lightweight XC models to tough enduro sets.

15 single-ring cranksets tested
Mick Kirkman / Immediate Media

Unno Burn first ride review

Rob Weaver throws his leg over the beautifully crafted Unno Burn to bring you his initial impressions of how this boutique bike tackles the trail.

Rob rides Unno’s Burn to see whether this boutique bike lives up to the hype
Steve Behr / Immediate Media

Free gift

The latest issue comes with a free elasticated utility strap that can be used to attach anything to your ride, from a spare inner tube to an enduro-approved banana.

MBUK’s free gift this month, an elasticated utility strap
James Blackwell / Immediate Media