Can you read a podcast? Yes, you can: Downtime EP is the paper-and-ink incarnation of the best mountain biking podcast, bringing the ideas, vibe and entertainment of Downtime Podcast to a coffee table near you.
EP2 gets inside the minds of riders and racers, amateurs and pros, exploring and explaining a shared love of the sport through painstakingly compiled stories, photography, illustration and design.
In this issue we catch up with uphill addict Ben Hildred (Pedalling to Mars on a Packet of Crisps) and enduro specialist Katy Winton (The Lows and Highs of Being Pro). Chris Kilmurray discusses future-proofing the next generation of racers and Aaron Bartlett ponders Discovery’s takeover of the World Cup broadcast. Daisy Maddinson explores ways we can shape mountain biking into a more diverse sport, and Chris Hall chats sustainability.
Other features include a spicy adventure in Ecuador, a love letter to downhill, two stunning photo essays, and numerous opinion pieces, podcast extracts and insight.
Jackson Goldstone is photographed by Sven Martin for the cover.
EP2 is available now for £12.50 or a discounted rate for subscribers.
EP2 is kindly supported by Marin Bikes and Nukeproof.
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