Destinations

This classic MTB riding area was recently given a new lease of life.

High in the Italian Alps, Steve Thomas pads up for a big job and finds more than he’d bar gained for.

Most mountain bikers know about the great riding on offer in New Zealand but Wellington isn’t the first destination that comes to mind—this anomaly needs to change!

Western North Carolina isn’t the first place that comes to mind when planning a MTB trip to the USA, but sometimes taking the road less travelled brings its rewards.

In the world of singletrack, investigative journalism is a wonderful thing. Late last year this role took me past the barriers and red tape to ride Tasmania’s then yet-to-be opened Hollybank Mountain Bike Park as well as the trails of Derby, which were still a work in progress at the time.

Sicily has it all; fine food, fine trails, fine food, history, volcanoes, beautiful coastlines and fine food. If you’re lucky there may even be a little mud, rain and snow thrown in, as Huw Kingston found out!

Cappadocia, in central Turkey, is one of the most spectacular places on earth. Steve Thomas finds that it’s also home to some the best and most unusual mountain biking around.

Located up in the top end of Western Australia, Karratha isn’t the place you’d expect to find a vibrant MTB community. But Travis Deane discovered that this part of the Pilbara isn’t all about red earth and mining.

From oxygen depleted 4,000 metre high mountain passes to rugged coastlines and dark damp forests, Taiwan is much more than just a manufacturing heavyweight—it’s overflowing with natural beauty too.

Ever wanted to try a fatbike? Perhaps you’ve got one and really want to put it to good use. In either case, this fully supported Cape York adventure could be just the ticket.

The East Gippsland region is emerging as a hotbed for mountain biking. With everything from relaxed rail trails to well developed singletrack networks, there's something to suit all tastes and abilities.

The Albury-Wodonga area contains some of the country’s best-kept mountain bike secrets. But not for much longer, as Albury local Craig Sheather lets the cat out of the bag.

This rugged and mountainous route on the west side of the South Island takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery New Zealand has to offer

A classic multi-day New Zealand MTB adventure that's loaded with singletrack and scenery.

Steve Thomas explores the Jade Dragon; a huge 5,000-metre plus glaciated mountain near Lijiang, in China’s extreme southwest.