Hard or soft?

Chipps ponders the ratio of hardtails to suspension in the magazine(s)

February 26th, 09 2,049 By:

Back to Grey

Chipps is back from his -9C skiing fun in Italy, but when’s the next jolly? He’s going to have to invent some more days in the year to get on one…

February 16th, 09 1,048 By:

Statistics, swearing and those bloody ads again!

Swearing can be funny, stats are great but not when an insurance company gets hold of them to try and prove that cycling is dangerous and ads are here to stay and you need them as much as we do ultimately… No really!

February 11th, 09 2,147 By:

Wheels-R-Us

In the continuing saga of “sorting out downstairs” I’ve been spending a great deal of time shinning myself on lots of random wheels that are littering the Singletrack offices. There seems to be something about wheels. No matter how useless or battered it may be, we cyclists seem loathe to throw a wheel away. And […]

February 9th, 09 1,188 By:

Singletrack Workshop Refit

Our workshop isn’t in the neatest of states at the mo… So with this in mind we’ve just taken delivery of an “Action Station” from PAF Systems. It’s a “work bench solution for those with limited space.. despite its heavy duty capacity, it folds flat against a wall; perfect for the home mechanic as well […]

February 4th, 09 2,452 By:

Benji's Long Termer – Genesis Alpitude

A peek into the staff bike shed reveals a lot of changes for 2009. Here’s “Part 2″ of Benji’s thoughts on his Genesis Alpitude (“Part 1″ can be found in the new 47th issue of Singletrack Magazine)…

January 30th, 09 8,198 By:

Reward

Explored a new (to me) Lakeland bridleway today. It turned out to be one of the best technical trails I’ve ever ridden. Better than the Snowdon Rangers Path? I think so. More details in a future issue of Singletrack. Awesome.

January 29th, 09 1,110 By:

Core Bike Rocks

Just back from the Core Bike show – it was great as always… Now to get some pictures up.

January 28th, 09 966 By:

Without rhyme nor reason

I am really into mountain biking again. And when I say “really” it should say “REALLY”. Times 10. Tuesday night rides, thursday night rides, Saturday techno rides, Sunday social rides. All of it please. I think my mind/body/spirit has finally given up waiting for good weather to arrive and just wants to get on with […]

January 27th, 09 1,040 By:

Snow!

A snowy commute made for some late night fixie-fun

January 20th, 09 1,266 By:

To singlespeed or not?

Chipps mulls over whether he still qualifies as a singlespeeder…

January 18th, 09 1,812 By:

Mash…

Some bizarre late night musings…

January 16th, 09 1,324 By:

A long way for a pub lunch

Frozen byways and far-away pubs made up Chipps’ weekend

January 13th, 09 1,203 By:

Business as usual

The forum post frequency is returning to its pre Christmas level now, which is reassuring and I reckon a big indication of a return to normal service is the number of posts involving passioned and often irate posts about tiny, insignificant issues. It feels to me that if we can all get really pissed off […]

January 8th, 09 2,465 By:

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