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Think of that amazing feeling as the fire crackles by your feet, with your 4×4 parked beside you, as you decompress from a day spent shredding the most unreal trails. For mountain bikers, this could well constitute the ultimate experience. But it can get even better as we dialled up the road trip antics a notch and invited our readers Anna and Amir from Zurich on the road trip of a lifetime.

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Bike trips to Canada usually follow a fairly similar route: fly into Vancouver, taxi to Whistler, and embark on three weeks of party laps at Whistler bike park. Now while we’ve got nothing against railing the world-class A-line and Dirt Merchant trails, there’s so much more in this vast land that’s worth riding. We headed to British Columbia’s eastern region to get better acquainted with three amazing places.

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Spain’s Sierra Nevada isn’t just a treat to ride, this stunning landscape is also a haven of tranquillity. With the expert hospitality of Pure Mountains, everything falls into place for us to escape the daily grind and have five amazing days of riding, discovering the intricate bonds between Serrano ham, mountain biking and beer.

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As we excitedly unloaded the test bikes in Ballater for our short-travel group test, we knew we were in for a treat. However, little did we know that we were about to experience some of the best riding we had so far experienced in Scotland. If you love riding, Ballater should be high on your destination wish-list.

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What are the hallmarks of a mountain biker’s ultimate family holiday? Easy answer: riding as much as physically possible. But when adult commitments and parental responsibilities put the brakes on your riding time, you may want to consider the Dolomites Bike-Weeks in the idyllic village of Olang in South Tyrol.

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