Smuggler Trails - Col de Ferret

Centuries ago outlaws accidentally created some of the worlds best border crossing singletrack. In this issue we check out the Col de Ferret, connecting Switzerland and Italy under the watchful eye of Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc.

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Competition
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Editorial
2020 was definitely a rollercoaster ride. The magazine was on hold, just as the rest of life. For 2021 however we are back with a new Editor, an action packed issue full of stories, tests, interviews and tips. Find out how you can support IMB, and what other plans we have cooking in the kitchen.
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Writing Irish history - Oisin O'Callaghan
The 17 year old Oisin absolutely killed it in his first World Cup season with YT. Multiple wins and a Junior World Champion title are just the beginning if it’s up to him. We had a chat to find out what makes him so fast, and what he has planned for 2021 and beyond.
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Smuggler Trails - Col de Ferret
Centuries ago outlaws accidentally created some of the worlds best border crossing singletrack. In this issue we check out the Col de Ferret, connecting Switzerland and Italy under the watchful eye of Europe’s highest mountain, Mont Blanc.
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Trash Free Trails
Dom Ferris is the brainchild of Trash Free Trails, an organization that tries to tackle a global problem with local action. Learn all about his Trashmob crew, purposeful adventure and how you can make a difference in your own community.
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Technique
Clive focusses on looking ahead, how it will influence your riding and how it will make it easier to implement the previous lessons into your riding.
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Trail Guide - Mallorca
Jordi takes a trip to the Spanish Isle of Mallorca. Known as a beach and party resort, but still packed with singletracks and even a bike park!
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Angry Insider - The Guide
It’s very rare that everyone says exactly what they think. In this regular column however we give industry professionals the chance to let off steam, anonymously that is. In this issue we cornered an MTB guide to pick his brain on what’s going on in his mind while herding bikers in the high alpine.
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Getting Dialled - The First Aid Kit
Easy to forget, hardly ever used but oh so important once the rubber side goes up. We have a look at how to improve your first aid kit with some handy products you probably never heard of.
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Tried and Tested
Even with a massive shortage of bikes, we managed to get some amazing bikes on test for you. Read our honest opinion on the CUBE Stereo Hybrid 160, Merida Big trail, Transition PBJ and a selection of parts by Kids Ride Shotgun, Melon Optics and OneUp components.
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Lightroom
The spot to awe at a big selection of jaw dropping bike pics.
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Movie Night
Watch the most popular MTB videos from the last couple of months right here!
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