Sram 2010 Piccies

Just a few pictures from last week’s trip to Afan for a hands-on test of some of the new SRAM stuff, with some close ups of bits and bobs and perhaps the best bike stand ever…

April 28th, 09 6,588 Categories: Press Launch

Issue 49′s Trailside Bingo Game – How To Play It

In the forthcoming issue of Singletrack there’s a tear-out perforated insert devoted to the totally awesome new craze that is sure to sweep the globe faster than you can say “pork flu” – Trailside Bingo! Here’s a description of what the heck it is and how the heck to play it.

April 28th, 09 2,847 Categories: News

2009 Kona Mash-Up Rd1

The 1st Kona Mash-Up event of the season is only six weeks away with entries coming in thick and fast. So far the entries are suggesting a fairly even spread between the two categories on offer which will make for interesting racing on the trails where everybody rides against everybody.

April 28th, 09 1,440 Categories: News

Saab Salomon Avalanche Trophy – Kielder Results

Spain’s David Vazquez topped an otherwise very French podium at last weekend’s Saab Salomon Avalanche Trophy round at Kielder Forest.

April 28th, 09 3,168 Categories: News

Singletrack Issue 49 – The Dirtbag Issue

The Dirtbag Issue: you don’t need a fat wallet to enjoy mountain biking, as shown in this cut-price, entry-level, making-do, sleeping on floors issue…

April 28th, 09 7,492 Categories: The Mag

Sram 2009 (or is it 2010? it’s hard to keep up)

Matt and Jonny headed down to Afan Argoed t’other day to be shown some new stuff by Elmar from Sram. Rock Shox Revelation forks, Avid Elixir CR brakes, centre-lock disc rotors, Truvativ seat posts, next generation bubble wrap and more…

April 27th, 09 3,688 Categories: News

Car Scrappage Scheme Should Apply To Bicycles

The new government grant that offers £2,000 off a new car when a 10-year-old vehicle is scrapped should be replaced by a scheme for cyclists, according to a leading bicycle insurer.

April 27th, 09 2,568 Categories: News


Sea Otter Eight

Colours from Lezyne, Santa Cruz, crazy military types from Genuine Innovations, the Ibis Tranny in orange, funky vicar bars from FSA, a singlespeed Specialized carbon and carbon fibre dog bowls.

April 27th, 09 11,191 Categories: Press Launch


Marzocchi 2010 – Sea Otter Sneak Preview

Chipps got a sneak preview of a good looking and ‘back to basics’ Marzocchi. They’re focussing on their previous strengths with a return to open bath cartridges and coil springs.

April 27th, 09 20,700 Categories: Press Launch

Fresh Goods

Cheese, Giro, Bell, Giant, Titus, Specialized, Alpkit, MobiWasher, DMR, Diadora, Cannondale, Bontrager, Mavic and Kona…

April 24th, 09 17,249 Categories: Fresh Goods

Hope Race Series Round 1, Lee Quarry

Sunday dawned bright and early in the Pennines for the 100+ racers descending upon the exciting new venue of Lee Quarry nr. Bacup, Rossendale. Report by Jenn Hopkins.

April 23rd, 09 3,833 Categories: News

Singletrack Classic Weekender – Yoofs Over 14 Can Now Enter

It’s official: the kids are alright.

April 23rd, 09 2,527 Categories: News

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