Mountain Biking Australia

Mountain Biking Australia Nov-Dec-Jan 2020


Mountain Biking Australia is 'the' magazine for enduro, trail-riding and cross-country mountain bikers. Written by experienced riders who know what they’re on about, Mountain Biking Australia features detailed, critical analysis of new bikes, parts, clothing and nutrition. The five in-depth bike tests in each issue give great insight beyond the manufacturers’ marketing spin. Brilliant photography gets you up close and personal with the all new gear. There are mechanical ‘how-to’ tips to help you maintain your gear, and technical riding pointers to help you ride better. A great read for MTBers the world over. Download your copy now!

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brave new world?

The mountain biking world is truly remarkable! In the space of 24 hours I had articles and news bits fly across my desk that took me all over the world. There was a trip to the Red Centre, an adventure race in British Columbia and a ride in Israel of all places. It just goes to show no matter where you go there will probably be a local MTB scene to welcome you. Adding to the excitement beyond our shores was the recent Eurobike show in Germany. One item that did stand out was the new Bianchi e-MTB which resembled a spaceship more than a bike. It was really an all-terrain vehicle, complete with headlights, but it’s unlikely it will make these shores due to power restrictions. The point in all…

how to buy the roof rack store australia way

Roof racks are a vital piece of gear for any intrepid mountain biker so it’s important you’re buying from experts. Unfortunately it’s not a case of ‘one size fits all’ but with the Roof Rack Store you can feel at ease. Located in Matraville, Sydney, the Roof Rack Store is a local business with international knowledge from brands such as Whispbar and Yakima. Here are seven reasons why the Roof Rack Store is the way to go: 1. Experienced staff2. Stock on hand3. Free shipping4. Huge showroom open to the public5. Free keying alike service6. Best brands7. Expert fitting service They even have a handy online Roof Rack Guide so you can get the right rack for your vehicle. The team at the Roof Rack Store have extensive knowledge about the Yakima and Whispbar range. First…

endura rehydration low carb fuel

With every drop of sweat you’re losing electrolytes, which can affect your performance. Endura Rehydration Low Carb Fuel is a scientifically advanced 5-electrolyte hydration complex that’s 99% sugar free. So if you prefer your energy from other sources, you can replace the electrolytes you want, without the sugar you don’t. A refreshing low carb rehydration formula to replace essential electrolytes lost during sweat and physical activity, support exercise performance, assist in the prevention of muscular cramps and spasms and relieve aches and pain. •99% sugar free• 5-electrolyte complex• Less than 1.3g carbs per dose•No artificial sweeteners or colours Delicious Lemon Lime and Grapeberry flavours now available at a Chemist Warehouse near you. RRP: $24.99 www.endura.com.au/lowcarb…

super b 35-piece bicycle tool set

Super B have a Premium range of tools aimed at pro mechanics in shops and servicing pro cycling teams. Tools in the Premium range are manufactured for both durability of the tool and the comfort and safety of the user. The Classic range of tools by Super B are aimed at the home mechanic who requires the right tool for the job but doesn’t need to set up a full pro workshop at home. Tools in both ranges are available individually or as part of tool sets. The TB-98550 35-piece tool set comes in a sturdy tool box and is perfect for a wide range of repairs done at home but is also a convenient kit to take to ride and race days. The tool kit covers basic servicing, repairs and cleaning through…

golden ticket to rapid ascent’s 2020 mtb events

Your Golden Ticket to Mountain Bike glory in 2020! That’s free entry* to Rapid Ascent’s three mountain bike events in 2020: • Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon – Forrest, VIC (100km or 50km): Saturday 22 February• Bike Buller MTB Festival – 2 day event at Mt Buller, VIC (Downhill or XC races): 7-8 March• The Redback – 4 days, 6 stage MTB event in Alice Springs, NT: 20-23 August Come and race Rapid Ascent’s most respected mountain bike events in 2020, from sweet single-track marathon courses, to super-fast downhills at Mt Buller; and experiencing the ultimate MTB holiday in Australia’s red center. The Otway Odyssey lets riders explore some of Victoria’s great bushland. Held near the appropriately-named township of Forrest in the Otway Ranges, the Odyssey showcases kilometre after kilometre of flowing singletrack. Throw in…

michelin force/wild am

The Michelin AM (All Mountain) tyre range was developed by Michelin engineers in conjunction with pro riders Nicolas Vouilloz, Karim Amour and Remy Absalon. The range is available in a Performance Line and a Competition Line, and with two tread patterns on offer, the Wild and the Force. The Performance Line casing features bead to bead protection with a 4 x 60 TPI casing to reduce punctures. This tough casing delivers reliability over many miles and the tread patterns and rubber compounds provide excellent grip and reduced rolling resistance. The Competition Line casing has a new generation 3 x 60 TPI casing with built-in Trail Shield technology, a high-density reinforcement ply, delivering exceptional strength whilst keeping the tyre weight down. Michelin pair this high tech casing up with their triple compound Gum-X3D technology,…