Although I still prefer my magazines in print form, we are seeing more and more online magazines pop-up for FREE. Paper is a limited commodity and print is getting more and more expensive to produce every year. The wave of the future, even for old print guys like me, is the internet. International Mountainbike Magazine (http://www.imbikemag.com) is a free cycling magazine the is available through their website six times a year. You can also subscribe for free and a link to their newest issue will be delivered to your inbox.
One feature I do love about digital publications is the ability to have interactive pages. Videos, motion clips, video ads, direct linking to websites and much more. Be sure to take advantage of that and click on all the little ‘play’ and ‘click me’ icons.
My favorite article in Issue 23 is the story on Basque Country. Some really wonderful photos are accompanied by a great story of the local area, trail systems and places to visit. I even learned a few new braking techniques from the Speed Control piece.
The magazine looks great on my home computer as well as iPad and iPhone. Head on over to www.imbikemag.com and check it out.