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Jordan Williams and Matt Walker hit Triscombe, Somerset in their new video

Jordan Williams and Matt Walker hit Triscombe, Somerset in their new video
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Following up on their original Hitting Up the Local video, which dropped in December of last year, top British downhill mountain biking pros Jordan Williams and Matt Walker have now released a second edit, unsurprisingly called Hitting Up the Local Episode Two.

In the first video, the Madison Saracen Factory Race Team riders rode Walker's local trails in the Shropshire Hills. This time around it's Williams who's the trail guide at his local spot of Triscombe Woods, deep in the Quantock Hills of Somerset.

Hitting Up the Local Episode Two

For those unfamiliar with Triscombe Woods, it's maze of steep and swooping, semi-natural trails that's packed with of berms, drops and jumps. And if you're reading this from a land where dust rather than dirt is norm, this video is a great showcase of typically muddy British winter riding (we get to ride dry trails for about three weeks a year), though we suspect the Saracen bikes in the vid may have been wiped clean mid-ride!

If you missed the first video, you can find it below. Now that both riders have visited each other's local trails, where they will end up in the next edit is anyone's guess.

For more on Saracen, check out their flagship enduro bike in our Saracen Ariel 60 Elite review (opens in new tab)

Hitting Up the Local Episode One

Richard Owen
Editor, Bike Perfect

A seasoned journalist with over 20 years experience, Rich heads up the Bike Perfect team having previous been editor of What Mountain Bike magazine and written for MBUK, Bikeradar, Cycling Plus as well as many other magazines and websites. He’s been riding mountain bikes since the mid-nineties and mostly likes hitting flowy yet technical trails that point downhill. A jack of many trades, Rich has competed in cross-country, enduro and long distance events, not to mention also now adding gravel to his riding repertoire. Rich resides in North Devon and can mostly be found pedaling furiously around his local trails, or slightly further afield in the Quantocks, the Mendips or Exmoor. 


Rides: YT Jeffsy Uncaged 6, Canyon Spectral, Vitus Substance VR

Height: 175cm

Weight: 70kg