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Bike documents riding and its culture with more depth than any other publication. Featuring the work of mountain biking’s most accomplished writers and photographers, every issue is an illumination of the trends, personalities, destinations and gear that influence and inspire the singletrack lifestyle.
In This Issue
VALLEY OF LIGHT
Tucked away in the northwest corner of Italy, the often-overlooked Aosta Valley boasts some of Europe’s fi nest and most accessible alpine riding.
While many national parks in North America shun mountain bikes, one park in the Canadian Rockies is moving in the opposite direction, and it’s working.
In the gear section, we test the Salsa Deadwood, Norco Sight 9.2 and Liv Pique Advanced. Plus, how do the Mavic XA Pro Carbon and Stan’s Bravo Pro stack up in a head-to-head test? Our pro gear tester Ryan Palmer weighs in.
SKETCH: MAN-MADE MACHINE
Reg Mullett is Alberta’s most motivated two-wheeled adventurer.