You’ve seen the video. Your mates have seen the video. In fact, there’s a good chance that your mum, your dentist and your dog have all seen the video too, but what makes the guy behind the YouTube hit that took trials mainstream tick?
Chipps catches up with Canadian Freerider Darcy Turenne. One of only a few professional women Freeriders, she also fronts a TV programme, rides for the Norco factory team, races, models – and jumps a mean 360.
4X full sussers is the theme of the bike test for Singletrack issue 52. We were wondering if they’d be The Perfect Bike for riding modern UK trail centres. So we took them to arguably the swoopiest of trail centres – Brechfa Forest in south Wales. Here’s the resulting video footage.
Here’s a little taster from the bigger video coming soon from our trip to Norway which as you can see was no fun at all.
Just as surfers have their own, jealously guarded surf spots, so Huw Cooke finds solace in a secret trail he can call his own – or at least borrow…
The early arrival of this issue came as something of a surprise. A most welcome surprise though. Here’s what it looks like and what’s inside…
Win over £1000 of bike components by watching out for one of our special edition 50th anniversary posters in your local bike shop.
Yep, it’s our half-century. Singletrack issue 50 is also our “Racing” themed edition. Racey bikes, racey tales, racey tyres, racey pics (no, not that kind of racey). Singletrack 50 goes on sale later this week.
For those of you who have yet to work out where your nearest stockist of Singletrack Mountain Bike Magazine is, we’ve created a handy online listing of them all.
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…
Some accompanying video of stuff that’s in the new issue of Singletrack Mountain Bike Magazine.
The theme for issue 48 is “Roots/Beginnings”. Centring on the beginnings of the sport, the beginnings of our own riding and the bikes and places we used to ride.
On the reviews front we have a feature called “Handbags” which is about the contents of different types of riders’ rucksacks.
Bikes reviewed: Orange ST4, Commencal Super 4, Turner 5 Spot, Cannondale Moto Carbon, Scott Genius, Kona Ute and an update on our Long Term Test Bikes.