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Grit Issue 7

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Episode 7 of GRIT on sale 03 March 2016.
Contains 116 beautiful pages of gritty awesomeness.

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Good things in GRIT007 –

  • The Kannibaal – The 2015/2016 season is the victory lap for Sven Nys. Oliver Townsend celebrates the Kannibaal from Baal, while Casey Robertson provides a breathtaking illustration of the most important cyclocross racer that ever rode through the mud.
  • The Road to ‘Cross – In the first installment of her column for grit.cx, UK women’s National cyclocross champion Nikki Harris takes us inside her race at the 2016 Cyclocross World Championships in Zolder, Belgium. She then talks about her short off season and transition to the road campaign this spring and summer.
  • Better Nutrition – David Joachim has written more than 40 cookbooks, and he also knows a lot about riding bicycles. Looking for a tasty way to get calories during a long day on the bike? Joachim suggests bringing some sausage and a knife.
  • Chasing Winter in Glencoe – With beautiful detail Tom Hill shares the story of his frozen adventure with Tim Pulleyn as they set out for Scotland for a cold and hard adventure up to Glencoe, and then back down where they encounter melting snow and soft terrain. The photography in this piece will inspire you.
  • Stormy Days in West Wales – Jon Parker hits the legendary Cross Mountain race in Wales, and discovers the weather is less than desirable, yet he continues on to finish this incredible event that attracts mountain bikes, cyclocross rigs, and everything in between.
  • A Rouleur in America – Henri Manders, from the Netherlands, won a stage of the Tour de France in 1985…the brutal stage that finished in Roubaix that year.  In 2014, Henri suffered a stroke, and his doctors told him to take it easy. So what did he do? He set off for a solar-powered electric-assist bicycle tour of the United States, of course. Ted Burns shares this touching story.
  • Rider Profiles, Better Beer!, Round-the-World bikes, custom bikes, Simon says, rated & reviews + more…
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