The world’s best downhill mountain bikers gave the 2016 season one hell of a send off at the World Championships in Val di Sole, with Rachel Atherton wrapping up the perfect calendar year and Danny Hart putting the cherry on top of a rampant return to form.
But does that mean that it’s all over now till next April? Do we now have to go back to watching Countryfile and trying to pick out lines behind Alan Titchmarsh’s head every time we need some inspiration?
The answer is no. And not just because Alan Titchmarsh doesn’t present Countryfile.
Now’s the time to take all that stoke you’ve gathered up over the past six months and get yourself outdoors. Here are some suggestions we have for what you should do now the downhill mountain biking season has come to an end. You may notice a pattern.