Midweek Mini Movies

It’s the middle of the week and it’s time to be distracted from whatever pressing work matters you have. Rationalising the workflow and managing throughput will have to wait. Jack Reading and the boys from This Is Sheffield have had a sunny trip to Malaga. Instead of getting into fights with locals or contracting some […]

April 20th, 11 6,515 Categories: News, Video


Shimano Singletrack Classic Weekender – The Trials Video

If the word ‘trials’ conjures up images of Danny MacAskill pulling backflips off trees and riding incredibly narrow railings with massive drops to the side, then you shouldn’t let the ‘trials’ element of the Shimano Singletrack Classic Weekender put you off entering. Benji, Charlotte and Jon headed up to Lee Quarry to show you what […]

April 20th, 11 4,945 Categories: Events, Video


Countrytracks visit Lee Quarry

The other week a BBC film crew descended on Lee Quarry, our local trail centre and home of the Singletrack Classic Weekender. They were there to film local trials prodigy and Inspired Bikes rider Ali C for an segment of the Country Tracks programme, presented by record breaking round-the-world cyclist Mark Beaumont. They’d been checking […]

April 19th, 11 3,432 Categories: News


Premier: Sea Otter Image Dump #3

Here’s some more unedited bling for Singletrack Premier users only to dribble over. Full stories for regular users will follow as soon as we get a minute to write them.

April 18th, 11 5,090 Categories: Premier, Press Launch


Sea Otter: ‘Shimano’ Electronic Shifting for MTBs

Not from Shimano though, from Ki2Bikes who chop up Dura Ace stuff for you.

April 18th, 11 9,268 Categories: Press Launch


Sea Otter: 29er Stuff

Here’s a tie-together of many of the 29er bits and pieces we saw around the Otter. We’ll visit many of them again in future stories, but this is where we’ll keep them all together. Sitting comfortably? Then we’ll start at the top. DT Swiss The Swiss boys have launched a pair of 29er rims and […]

April 18th, 11 7,297 Categories: News, Press Launch

Beautiful singletrack awaits...

Black Mountains Three Day course preview

Spring has sprung, the daffs are out and there’s just over 70 days to go until the inaugural Black Mountains 3 Day kicks off on the 1th to 3rd of July. The rider list is filling up nicely so it’s time to get your entries in and your big weekend in Wales planned. Web boy […]

April 18th, 11 2,849 Categories: Events


Builth Wells CRC Marathon report & video

Here’s a report from the rather sunny opening round of the Chain Reaction Cycles MTB Marathon Series, powered by Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport, at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells with video from the Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport team and the lens of Rob Kitchin… Mike reports: Weather wise we always thought that last year would […]

April 18th, 11 3,232 Categories: News

Is there going to be a lift?

South Wales to get gravity bike-park

If all goes to plan, Gethin near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales will shortly see the UK’s first commercially operated gravity bikepark. It’s been two years in the making, but the concept and business plan has been worked on by Rowan Sorrell and the Back on Track trail team plus a select syndicate of professionals […]

April 18th, 11 5,615 Categories: News


Sea Otter: Cannondale’s Scalpel 29er

Cannondale has added to its 29er offering with a new Scalpel race/trail bike. Here’s the quick and dirty on it: As seen it’s 21.4lb/9.6kg. Frame and shock are 1900g It comes out in September/October time and will come in Small to XL. 100mm travel front and rear It’s all carbon Press Fit 30 BB, 142×12 […]

April 18th, 11 8,556 Categories: News


Sea Otter: Random Roundup #2

New Blur XC-C, belt drives, 29ers from Ritchey, Intense and Charge, plus more!

April 17th, 11 9,701 Categories: Press Launch


Sea Otter: 2012 SRAM and Rockshox

Polished XO, 29er SID, chain guide and wider Truvativ bars

April 16th, 11 13,229 Categories: News

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