Mountain Biking In Wales Needs You!

If you like mountain biking and you like mountain biking in Wales, then it would be worth your while to take a few minutes to complete this survey. It’s being...


The Merida EX Enduro: Video, report ‘n’ results

Three days in Exmoor, several timed stages each day, all against the clock and all (mostly) gravity-focussed and on fun natural trails.

Rider Resilience: The Story Behind the Velocity Bag

We’ve told you before about Nils Amelinckx. He’s told you about himself in his award winning story ‘Excess Baggage’. And now we’re here again to tell you about another piece...

Podcast: The disappointing racing edition

Benji, Mark and Hannah wonder whether amateur racing could be just a bit more fun, and a bit less like a trip to Aldi. Plus there’s some wild speculation about...

Lezyne Shock Drive 400psi Shock Pump review


Fresh Goods Friday 671 – The Picking Cherries Edition

Fresh Goods

New Merida One-Sixty FR goes up to 171


Cotic RocketMAX Gen 4 long term review


New Carbon e-Gravel Bike From… Moots!

In a move that will no doubt have a few people hammering at their keyboards and attempting to set fire to titanium frames, Moots has announced a carbon fibre bike....

Boggle Your Eyes: Kade Edwards Hardline FPV Drone One-Shot

Hold on to your pants. This is boggling – and gives you loads of moments where you see just how gnarly the Hardline course is, even on the bits in...

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Lezyne Shock Drive 400psi Shock Pump review

This Lezyne Shock Drive 400psi is very much a premium – and reassuringly chunky – affair. Capable of going all the way up to 400psi.

OneUp Dropper Post V2 240mm

OneUp Dropper Post V2 240mm review

The dropper was born, and progression was made. And now we have this – a OneUp Dropper Post V2 240mm with a frankly enormous drop. Pros Cons There are a...

Cotic RocketMAX Gen 4 long term review

The Cotic RocketMAX Gen 4 is the brand's flagship big travel bruiser. Made-in-UK steel front triangle with 160mm of Droplink rear travel.

Litelok X1: Angle grinder resistance for peace of mind

The Litelok X1 was launched amid much social media and YouTube hype, with videos of angle grinders failing to chop into it. Pros Cons Made with ‘Barronium’, the Litelok X1...

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Dieter Back From The Dead

Back From The Dead: What A Lucky Boy!

Where in the world - and life - can bikes take you? The ever enthusiastic Dieter is feeling very stoked on the possibilities.

Malverns Retro Components Memory Lane Gallery

Remember when you used to search for bike parts by flicking through a catalogue, or the back of a magazine? Perhaps you phoned a landline to check stock, or maybe…

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Singletrack Kitchen: Okay Poke Fish Recipe.

The first thing you need to know is that “poke” is pronounced “pow – kay”. Okay? It’s from the Hawaiian word for “slice”. So that makes this a bowl of…

Dieter Back From The Dead

Back From The Dead: Malverns Classic Special!

We took our columnist Dieter away from the bike shop and off to the GT Malverns Classic for some retro bike love. There's more to this story... BUT IT'S A…

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Singletrack World Classic Ride 150: Ben Mac Do It

Each year my friends and I take a trip to Scotland for a week during May bank holiday to enjoy the freedom of wild camping, the right to roam and…

Classic Ride 149 – Britain’s Newest Bridleway

James Vincent takes on the classic Borrowdale Bash, complete with new official off-road start. Words & Photography James Vincent If ever there was a route that showcased all there is…

Issue 148 Classic Ride: Children Of The Dammed

Barney takes in some venerable Peak District trails that are anything but old and past it. Words & Photography Barney Marsh In many ways this ride might be seen as…

Classic Ride 147 – Island Adventure On Jura

On the Lost Continent of Mu A classic album provides the inspiration for an island adventure on Jura. Words & Photography Markus Stitz It was a small boat shed on…


New Carbon e-Gravel Bike From… Moots!

In a move that will no doubt have a few people hammering at their keyboards and attempting to set fire to titanium frames, Moots has announced a carbon fibre bike....


Dear Bike Industry, make this e-bike

As a bike reviewer in 2023AD I am unsurprisingly asked the same question quite a lot. The question may vary slightly in the words used but essentially it is always:...

Details of the Santa Cruz Heckler SL

Deets: C & CC carbon frame, MX wheels, Fazua Ride 60,18.5kg weight, 430 Wh battery, 65 Nm, 150mm VPP, 64.3° head angle, 77+° seat angle. Yes, we’ve asked to have...

Cairn E-Adventure Limited Rambler Edition review

Cairn E-Adventure Limited Rambler Edition is a great commuter bike that can handle a bit of singletrack and bike-packing mini-adventures. Pros Cons Let’s get straight to conclusion. Although this bike...

vitus e-mythique lt vrs

Vitus E-Mythique LT range starts at £3,299

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NeBD: Propain Ekano 2 AL


Canyon Strive:ON – Race Up, Rave Down



Shimano GRX RX820 – New Gravel Groupset Goes 12 Speed!

Today Shimano has launched its new GRX gravel groupset – Shimano GRX RX820. The brief highlights are that it’s now 12 speed and that, by using Shimano’s Microspline cassette, it...

3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross: No Gravel Bikes Allowed

The latest tweak to the Bike Regulations in the 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross rule book confirm the event’s cyclo-cross intentions. No suspension forks or frames (but suspension stems and seatposts still...

Chipps With Everything: The Current State of Grit, Gravel and Bikepacking

It’s definitely a good time to be into gravel, ‘cross or drop-bar off road bike riding. Nearly all of the manufacturers, big and small were showing drop-bar bikes intended for…

Hope Tech RX4+ Brake Caliper review

The Hope Tech RX4+ caliper is a great solution to the road and gravel rider looking for more braking power, better lever feel and beautiful machined caliper aesthetics. Pros: Cons:...

FARA F/Gravel Bike Review


2023 Cube Gravel Line Up: Which is right for you?


Lauf Moves Assembly To USA and Drops Prices


Shokz OpenRun Pro headphones review

As a female runner who likes to be able to lace up whenever the mood takes me, these Shokz OpenRun Pro headphones are a game changer. Brand: Shokz Product: OpenRun Pro headphones...


Fidlock Vacuum Phone Holder System review

Fidlock makes a range of nifty connectors with magnets. You may well have experienced its water bottle holders or helmet strap clips and be familiar with the magnet guided clunk...

Polar Grit X Watch Review

Hannah reviews this feature packed Polar Grit X, a GPS watch with long battery life, designed for outdoor enthusiasts. Price: £369 From: Polar It must be about 20 years since...

AGM Glory G1 Pro

AGM Glory G1 Pro – Is this the ultimate smartphone for the outdoors?

The AGM Glory G1 Pro is a rugged smartphone that takes durability, connectivity and features to another level! I remember once crossing a small ‘pond’ while on a bike rides...

AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones For Cycling


Bobo Balance Home – Interactive Balance Training


Garmin fēnix 6 Pro Solar | The Last Smartwatch You’ll Buy



nidecker supermatic bindings

First Look at the Nidecker Supermatic Step In Bindings

The Nidecker Supermatic bindings are a snowboard binding that allow you to step in, lock and go. They are the snowboard equivalent of moving from clips and strap pedals to...


Dear Rider review – A History of Burton and Snowboarding

I have next to no snowboarding experience, but having watch ‘Dear Rider’, I get why my partner says it’s his ‘favourite activity in the world’ (and he really loves mountain...

Whistler Snow Season Ends With 12hrs Notice Due To Covid Surge

With just 12 hours notice Whistler resort was instructed to close its lifts and clear the mountain last week, bringing the season to a close. Although the instruction from the...

Crystal Ski cancels all bookings for the rest of the season

In a move that will shock precisely no one, Crystal Ski, the UK’s largest provider of winter snow holidays, today announced they are cancelling all bookings for the rest of...

Beginners Guides with Chris & Andreas – Snowboard Noses


10 ways covid is changing snowboarding and skiing this season


Burton One World Snowboard Movie Released


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