Hope Race Series Round 2, Lee Quarry

Race organisers Brownbacks were playing a risky game staging round 2 of the Hope Race Series on a Bank Holiday Monday but the Bacup micro-climate played into their favour this time around. Words and pics by Jenn Hopkins.

May 13th, 09 3,637 Categories: News

Killer Driver Escapes Prison Because Cyclist Wasn’t Wearing A Helmet

CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation has condemned a judge’s decision to reduce the sentence handed down to a driver because the cyclist he killed wasn’t wearing a helmet.

May 13th, 09 2,783 Categories: News

Personal Mayhem

In this year’s Official Mountain Mayhem magazine we are offering Mayhem racers or friends and family of racers the opportunity to run your own “personal ads”.

May 11th, 09 2,329 Categories: News

Dales Bike Centre Picks Up Environment Award

Newly opened Dales Bike Centre in the Yorkshire Dales National Park last week picked up the Yorkshire Post’s 2009 Environment Award for building projects under £1million. The centre based in Fremington, Swaledale is a dedicated cyclist facility comprising of accommodation, cafe, bike hire, bike retail and repairworkshop.

May 11th, 09 2,757 Categories: News

Kielder Gets A Purple Mountain

The Kielder Partnership has revealed that Purple Mountain has been awarded the contract to run the £250,000 Kielder Water & Forest Park Bike Centre.

May 11th, 09 2,640 Categories: News

Steve Peat Wins French World Cup!

Peaty takes World Cup win at La Bresse in France this weekend. Tracy Moseley continues to lead the Women’s World Cup after a second place.

May 11th, 09 3,684 Categories: News

Welsh Downhill Champs, August 29-30th

Brief details of the Welsh DH Champs. It’s an open championship, everyone of all nationalities welcome, however, the fastest Welsh man or woman, will be the category champion.

May 11th, 09 2,219 Categories: News

Fresh Goods

It’s about time we showed you some of the fab stuff that’s been arriving in the office while we were busy finishing the previous issue of Singletrack magazine.    

May 8th, 09 9,962 Categories: Fresh Goods

The Marin Roughride 2009 – Sunday, June 14th

Just a reminder that this year’s Marin Roughride is on Sunday June 14th, one week later than 2008.

May 8th, 09 1,605 Categories: News

SingletrAction Trail News Update and Membership Drive

It’s that time of year again when SingletrAction do their “membership drive”. There’s benefits for you and the trails – a win/win situation. The trails you love to ride cannot be maintained without the funds raised through membership.

May 8th, 09 2,791 Categories: News

It’s 2009 and singlespeeding’s still not dead!

It’s 2009 and singlespeeding’s still not dead! The upcoming 2009 UK Single Speed Championships at Dalby Forest on the 6th and 7th of June has provided scientific proof that pronouncements of singlespeeding’s demise are distinctly premature. Nearly 300 riders have already signed up and places on the start line are disappearing fast. Strong local support […]

May 7th, 09 4,797 Categories: News

The Merida o.Nine Carbon – 930g Frame!

That’s quite light that is.

May 7th, 09 15,309 Categories: News

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