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MBUK brings you bucket list trails from Kyrgyzstan and riding redemption from the Mountain of Hell in its latest issue.
Plus, six of 2019’s trendsetting bikes are put to the test, from an enduro masterpiece to a hardtail cross-country whippet. There’s also winter prep with a waterproof jacket group test and 12 must-have winter essentials.
The Yurt Locker
Awesome untouched riding high up in the Kyrgyzstan mountains Dan Milner
Dan Milner is joined by Red Bull riders Rene Wildhaber and Tom Oehler, as they take on an epic journey to discover unridden 1,000-year-old trails in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.
Leaders of the pack
Six trendsetting bikes set to make 2019 a trailblazing year Mick Kirkman
The team test six handpicked trendsetter bikes of 2019 that could make next year your fastest ever.
Find out how 15 of the latest jackets performed Russell Burton / Immediate Media
15 of the latest jackets get the MBUK testing treatment to find out which will keep you dry this winter.
Intense M29 Elite
MBUK throws a leg over Intense’s latest speed machine, the M29 Elite Steve Behr / Immediate Media
MBUK gets a first ride on the exotic new 29er downhill bike from Intense. Find out first impressions of the latest speed machine.
To Hell and Back
Chris Jones proves wrong those who told him he’d never ride again Kevin Marchal
After being told he will never ride again, ex-serviceman Chris Jones and the charity Help for Heroes tackle the infamous Mountain of Hell.
How to razz a hardtail
Tips to help take your hardtail shredding up a gear Mick Kirkman / Immediate Media
Tips on how to get the most from your hardtail so you can slay the trail and have more fun than ever.
Keep the cold off, and the smile on your face, with this neck tube MBUK
Right on time. A free neck tube can be used numerous ways to keep your head, neck, cheeks or face warm and cosy, and free from the winter chill.