Mountain Biking UK - - LONG-TERM RIDES -

This month, the In­tense and I were spoilt with a trip out to Ver­bier in Switzer­land, where we rode with DH/en­duro le­gend Tracy Mose­ley (look out for a fea­ture in the mag soon). The moun­tains were big and the rid­ing was as epic as the views, but the tech­ni­cal ter­rain, tight switch­backs and mech-grab­bing rocks gave my nerves and the bike a few ex­tra scratches. While the bike ran fault­lessly, I was happy to have changed my brake pads be­fore go­ing – big moun­tains and 30-minute-plus des­cents cook brakes!­tense­cy­

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