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Top 5 | The best places to ride in Scotland

After the 2nd round of the 2014 Enduro World Series was hosted in the Tweed Valley, the entire world caught a glimpse of the amazing riding on offer in the knuckle end of the UK. Scotland’s soft heather covered hills, craggy, majestic highlands have been a dream destination for adventure seekers for many generations, but Read more…

Travel | The Sibillini Mountains of Italy in Autumn

The Sibillini Mountains in autumn offer a spectacle of rare beauty. The golden yellows, reds, ochre of oak, beech, wild cherry, elm and flowering ash, contrasted with bright green mosses and conifers. Taking the old trails is almost a privilege so they are hidden in the dense woods! Like a soft carpet, the dry leaves Read more…

The Big Picture | A Wander Through the Land of Fire and Ice

It was harder than I had expected to wrench ourselves away from what had become a glorious Scottish summer. For weeks at a time the sunny days had rolled in to the eastern highlands, and following another rider down the trails was dangerous if you didn’t want a mouthful of airborne loam-dust. Way back in Read more…

Race Report | First Enduro Race – Singletracks Morella

Morella is one of the most beautiful villages of Spain. Its strategic location has made Morella the scene of many events, from prehistoric times to the nineteenth centuries and every time it was re-built with their history, their shape and identity. Today´s result is an amazing medieval city erected on a mountain, surrounded by almost Read more…

Travel: Two wheels / one love – The Jamaica Fat Tyre Festival

Mountainbiking on Jamaica? Endless white beaches, Bob Marley and Reggae music are usually the first things that spring to mind, but that you can ride a mountainbike here, we don’t quite believe it. We’re the last travellers to arrive in Montego Bay on this evening. Unfortunately as is so often the case the bikes don’t Read more…

Travel: A Mission To a Place Less Ridden – South Africa

Ewald Sadie is an action sports and outdoor photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. This is a recap of his his trip to find some unridden terrain with Matthieu Hamel: After a very successful shoot at a secret location somewhere in Cape Town, Matthieu and I decided to make another mission to some place Read more…

Ici c’est Bien! EP3 – Adventures in Corsica

The end of the season is coming and, after Slovenia, I needed to find a sunny place to ride. As usual, my criteria are to find new horizons where I can go deep in a different culture and with hilly landscapes where I can play. After some time to reflect, Corsica naturally made its way Read more…

SRAM Does New Zealand: “Always Summer Somewhere”

We always dream about journeys to places like this, but for most mortals these reveries rarely become a reality. When it was decided that a group of us would spend seven days on the roads and trails of New Zealand’s South Island, hovering largely around the Craigieburn and then Nelson area, most of us were Read more…

Travel: Scenic Trails at the Maestrazgo MTB Centre in Spain

Sometimes we don’t have to go far to make big discoveries. We always try to look as far as our eyes or pocket allow but often we do not realize that there are great places within our own borders. For me, this is the case in the area Maestrazgo, a very interesting place to bike, Read more…

Licking Sweat Off Your Parched Lips in Moab

Driving south on Highway 191 into Moab is a sure sign that I’m almost there. Just pulling into town I can feel my stress level lowered by 50%. Then, after a ride and a cold beer, it’ll will go down a bit more. What is it about Moab that’s so special? Is it the two Read more…