Our latest collection of 2021-22 mountain biker gifts made up of: books, calendar and accessories includes three coffee-table yearbooks – Spent, Hurly Burly, and The World Stage. We have also included our beautiful 2022 mountain bike wall calendar, a positive-vibes mug, and a special-edition high-quality art print (only 14 available).
Please read the note about postage at the foot of this page before ordering.
Hurly Burly 5 is the 2021 UCI Downhill World Cup and Championships Yearbook, covering every round of the 2021 series and the World Championships across 260 pages of high-quality photography, event reporting and opinion features. The perfect downhill mountain biker gift for a or follower of the UCI World Cup series.
The World Stage 4 documents the entire 2021 Enduro World Series in 228 pages of high-quality photography, event reporting and opinion features. Includes all nine EWS rounds plus images and results from the EWS-E series. The perfect mountain biker gift for a fan of the Enduro World Series.
Spent is the 2021-22 mountain bike yearbook by Misspent Summers. Five hundred pages of photography, writing and artwork about the best sport in the world, made by a bunch of grown children who love nothing more than jumping on a bicycle and hitting the dirt.
The 2022 Misspent Summers Mountain Bike Calendar features 14 stunning images by three of mountain biking’s top photographers: Sven Martin, Boris Beyer and Sebastian Schieck. Printed to the highest standards in Wales on FSC-certified paper using carbon-offset energy. Includes Doodles and Notes sections.
Downtime Podcast, one of mountain biking’s most popular podcasts with over three million downloads and a list of guests that reads like a who’s who of gravity mountain biking, branches out into print media with Downtime EP.
With this tea towel – which is a durable, absorbent and frankly pretty cool – remind yourself every cloud has a silver lining. Especially rain clouds – without them our trails would be hardpacked and cracked.
A poem by Jon Gregory from the brilliant Analog MTB Zine, printed on lovely textured Hahnemühle art paper – some of the best paper you’ll find, anywhere. Will look great on your wall and remind you to go ride a bicycle for the ultimate feeling of freedom.
There Is No Hero Dirt Without Rain. Motivation to look on the bright side of any rainy day takes the form of this 10oz ceramic mug, made in Wales by our friend Wayne from Llangollen. White mug with a nice blue print.
A note about postage
Please note that due to Covid and Brexit disruptions with production and postage, we cannot guarantee delivery before Christmas. We are doing our best to ensure earliest possible delivery for all orders, but we’d rather not get anyone’s hopes up. This isn’t specific to our company: global supply issues (paper and packaging shortages in the case of our business) and Covid and Brexit-related driver shortages and cross-border customs delays mean it’s very hard for any UK business to plan effectively at present.
Thank you for your understanding, support and patience.
We hope you enjoy our latest yearbooks – we’ve been working on these for a long time now and we are confident they are our best work yet. Misspent Summers is a minuscule company run by two mountain bikers mostly in their spare time, supported by a team of freelancers and friends and made possible by advertising from some of the sport’s biggest brands and the purchases of our awesome customers.
Thank you in advance for following our company, reading our books and telling your friends and family about our products.
FOUNDER-DIRECTOR: James McKnight
CO-DIRECTOR: Ben Winder
CHAIRMAN: Mike Rose
SOUND SCIENTIST: Victor Lucas
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Chris Jones
DOOD OF DOODLES: Jon Gregory
Anna Buick, Chris Hall, Pete Scullion, Ric McLaughlin, Paul Aston, Chris Kilmurray, John Parkin, Chris Jackson, Pedro Ballin, Alan
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