Why You Should Discover The Joy of Singlespeeding

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If you have dotwatched the latest edition of the Highland Trail 550 like me, you’ll have noticed that Liam Glen, the winner in 3:10:55 (days:hours:minutes) has done this amazing feat on a rigid singlespeed bike. Liam is no stranger to singlespeeding or the Highland Trail. He also took the win in 2016 (and is therefore the only one winning the race twice).  A year before Liam’s first win the Highland Trail had already been won on a singlespeed bike. Back in 2015, when the conditions were as challenging as this year, Tom Rowntree finished in 4:11:19 (days:hours:minutes) on a rigid...

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