Look out for the latest issue of Mountain Biking Australia in your newsagent – it’s packed with meaty content and reviews.

We look at Schwalbe’s unique ProCore tyre system, put the new generation oval chainrings to the test, chat to three time world DH champion Fabien Barel about bike design, test out Today’s Plan online coaching system, look at how to take professional photos with your smart phone and heaps more.

You’ll also find reviews on the new Lapierre Zesty XM, Fuji Rakan, Trek Procaliber, Polygon Siskiu and Canyon Strive with destination features on Atlas and the Blue Tier in Tasmania as well as Zermatt in Switzerland.

 Grab a copy at your newsagent or get it on your iPad here!

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