Winter is not easy for the mountain bike enthusiast. And for some, it is sheer months of agony with no riding available due to snow. But it is indeed a good time dream, plan and scheme the year's adventures.
So here is a cool starting point of destinations around the world.
Andes Pacifico - Santiago, Chile
Whole Enhilada - Moab, Utah
Rude Rock - Queenstown, New Zealand
Top of the World Trail - Whistler, Canada
North Shore - BC, Canada
Saalbach Hinterglemm Big Five Challenge - Leogang, Austria
Aosta Valley - Italy
Great Divide Route - Canada to Mexico
Gravel riding - Hekla, Iceland
Epic mountain bike rides are one of the reasons we love the sport, and whilst we might not all share the same definition of an epic ride, we can all agree that there is nothing better than having an awesome MTB ride. We've put together our favourite rides across the world that we've done, are planning on doing or would love to do. From the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains to the perfect trails of New Zealand, are these the best places to ride in the world?