Why a holiday island in the Atlantic may just be the next MTB hotspot.
Madeira is a name that’s been popping up in mountain biking circles a lot recently, and it’s hosting its first Enduro World Series race this year. But why is an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean that was previously best known for its fortified wine (and the cake us Brits used to like to eat it with) suddenly the in place to go riding?
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The Hard Way
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Girls, Girls, Girls
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Cotic BFE Silver Special
£1,929 Cotic’s aggro hardtail gets fully stretched for full-gas riding
Wind Hill Bikepark,Wiltshire
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Vitus Sommet CRX (2017)
£2,999.99 Top-fun steed that shames a lot of ‘superbikes’
Swarf Contour Prototype
From approx £2,000 (frame & shock)* Forgiving, supple and confidence-inspiring short-travel speed machine
Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp Carbon 650B
£3,500 Latest Stumpy is a super-smooth trail bomber
Saracen Kili Flyer Elite
£3,499.99 ‘Longer and lighter’ evolution improves UK all-dayer
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