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Meltdown: 2020 Mountain Bike Yearbook

THE 2020 Mountain bike yearbook




Meltdown is the 2020 mountain bike yearbook by Misspent Summers.

With fewer downhill World Cup and Enduro World Series races than usual in 2020, we decided to roll our downhill and enduro yearbooks (Hurly Burly and The World Stage) into one while adding a load more stuff from across the mountain bike world.

Meltdown includes photography and writing from the 2020 downhill and cross-country World Cup and Championships, Enduro World Series and select other events. Plus, numerous comment pieces from a total cross-section of mountain biking by people involved in just about every aspect of the sport.

It is a record of the year on the international mountain biking scene with extraordinary photography, top-class design and illustrations, thoughtful features and plenty of other fun stuff like the Ultimate MTB Geek Quiz and Analog Book-a-zine.

Meltdown costs just £20 plus shipping.

– 244 pages

– All the 2020 downhill and cross-country World Cup and Champs action

– All the 2020 Enduro World Series action

– Massive photo galleries from the best snappers in the sport

– Detailed and interesting reporting and comment from dozens of contributors

– Printed on FSC-certified high-quality paper by Cambrian Printers, Wales

– Production and distribution by Misspent Summers

– Photography by Sven Martin, Boris Beyer, Sebastian Schieck

– Contributions by various legends

– Will wow anyone you show it to

– £20

We thank you in advance for your support and purchasing our latest yearbook — as ever, it’s a product of love for mountain biking by everyone involved.

Stay tuned to Misspent Summers on our website, social media and newsletters for updates as we put together this mother of all mountain bike yearbooks.

A small note that we had planned to launch in January, but had several delays in production. If you pre-ordered expecting the book to be shipped before February and are dissatisfied, please get in touch.

The Misspent Summers team

Meltdown is being made possible by support from these fantastic brands, among others:


The World Stage 3: 2019
The World Stage 3 is the 2019 Enduro World Series yearbook, featuring every event from the 2019 series.
The World Stage 2: 2018
The World Stage 2 is the 2018 Enduro World Series yearbook, covering every race of the 2018 EWS season. Results, reports, photography.
The World Stage 1: 2017
The World Stage is the 2017 Enduro World Series mountain bike yearbook, covering the world’s leading enduro race series.
Hurly Burly 4: 2019
Hurly Burly 4 covers the 2019 UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup series and World Championships. The best photography, writing and design.
Hurly Burly 3: 2018
Hurly Burly 3 is the 2018 downhill mountain bike yearbook, covering the entire 2018 UCI DH World Cup and Championships season.
Hurly Burly 2: 2017
Hurly Burly 2 is the 2017 downhill mountain bike yearbook by Misspent Summers.
Hurly Burly 1: 2016
Hurly Burly is the 2016 downhill mountain bike yearbook. It remembers a landmark year of highs and brutal lows and it was the first of our yearbooks. Get your piece of history.
Eskapee Anthology 2
Eskapee is mountain bike culture. And Anthology brings Eskapee’s celebrated storytelling to life, from online to beautiful paper and ink.
Eskapee Anthology 1
From online to in print, Eskapee joined teams with Misspent Summers to create this beautiful, memorable, landmark print product. A beautiful coffee table book about mountain biking.
Deathgrip Movie Book
Deathgrip book documents the 12+ months of shredding and filming that went into the making of Clay Porter and Brendan Fairclough’s landmark movie project.

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Harriet Jones: Management
Sven Martin: Photography
Boris Beyer: Photography
Sebastian Schieck: Photography
John Parkin: Legendary

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