A-Z of The Singletrack World Forum

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If you’re new to the world of mountain bikes, you might find it an unfathomable world of tech jargon, incompatible standards, and marketing babble. To cut through it all, you might go in search of advice, from other humans that ride bikes. Maybe you find your way to the Singletrack World Forum. Here, surely, you will be able to ask a sensible question like ‘Hello, I’m new here, maybe you can help me. I’ve got £1500 to spend on a bike, what should I get for riding around blue trails, maybe some reds when I get better?’. Yes, you will probably get some answers. But you will likely also get cryptic responses. What follows isn’t so much a glossary, as a bingo card. Welcome to the Singletrack World Forum, in all its wonderful weirdness.

Advice. Often sought, sometimes received, always conflicting.
B is for Bees. To be carried ceremonially on a Laura Ashley cushion. And Big Hitters.

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I came to Singletrack having decided there must be more to life than meetings. I like all bikes, but especially unusual ones. More than bikes, I like what bikes do. I think that they link people and places; that cycling creates a connection between us and our environment; bikes create communities; deliver freedom; bring joy; and improve fitness. They're environmentally friendly and create friendly environments. I try to write about all these things in the hope that others might discover the joy of bikes too.

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  • A-Z of The Singletrack World Forum
  • anorak
    Full Member

    Where are the references???!!! 😁

    matt_outandabout
    Full Member

    Oh, I like.

    welshfarmer
    Full Member

    “Joe Cocker. Recently deceased?”

     

    Really? When did that happen?

    ahsat
    Full Member

    Too funny

    ampthill
    Full Member

    B Behind the Nationwide Building Society in Swindon

    funkrodent
    Full Member

    Very good, loved it!

    SaxonRider
    Full Member

    This is brilliant!

    Alphabet
    Full Member

    T is also for TWATOS (there was a thread on Singletrack …)

    ThePinkster
    Full Member

    🤣 excellent.

    How do we get additions added?

    sc-xc
    Full Member

    Some alternatives, although I ran out of steam

    A – Are you Fred?

    B – Badger

    C – Conti Vert Pros

    D –

    E – EvilZone L33T Hackerz

    F – Flashheart, paperclip magnate

    G – Gateway (Bad 502)

    H – Hate likes

    I – IMO said after something contentious

    J – Juan, French stalker

    K –

    L – Log Burner

    M –

    N – Neil, Tango, Fruit…the same shill

    O – Octoporn

    P – Paging. Disallowed

    Q –

    R –

    S – Secret Mods

    T –

    U –

    V –

    W – What tyres for…

    X –

    Y –

    Z – Zoo Fighter, trolling

    Bunnyhop
    Full Member

    H – how much is this worth!

    B – bladder or bottle.

    tomhoward
    Full Member

    H – how much is this worth!

    or just ‘HOW MUCH??!?!’

    sboardman
    Full Member

    M – Magazine, there’s a?

    Mark
    Full Member

    You didn’t read our list, did you…

    🙂

    sboardman
    Full Member

    I did this morning, then went to the forum thread directly this evening having totally forgotten what the canonical one contained…

    mogrim
    Full Member

    T surely should be for TJ? I certainly don’t agree with him 100% of the time, but surely he is the STWer Supreme: cantenkerous to the max,  a man capable of drawing a disagreement out of an internationally recognised treaty, a vile yet loveable landlord, he wears Crocs yet doesn’t hesitate to offer satorial advice, a milllenial man from the last century…

     

    T 4 TJ!

    Kryton57
    Full Member

    L – Log Burner

    Louise, surely…

    Drac
    Full Member

    Louise, surely…

    Try clicking on the link.

    andy4d
    Full Member

    B for bombers

    C for crown race

    Mark
    Full Member

    Blimey.
    Click link
    Read list
    Add more

    It’s that easy 🙂

    Drac
    Full Member

    Worked on my ipad.

    tthew
    Full Member

    M is already quite a crowded category, but surely there’s room in there for Magnetodog?

    Onzadog
    Free Member

    I think T should be for TWATOS. I consider this my legacy. 😉 Well, the wife’s really

    TWATOS

    tomhoward
    Full Member

    M is already quite a crowded category, but surely there’s room in there for Magnetodog?

    X – Xmen? No need, we have Magentodog! (Well, had 😢)

    funkmasterp
    Full Member

    V for VAT – £500 plus

    leegee
    Full Member

    Edit, already coverd once I read the article

    perchypanther
    Free Member

    I for Irony

    Providing a guide for curious newbies but hiding it behind the paywall

    AD
    Full Member

    L should also be for Ling surely??

    sc-xc
    Full Member

    T – TJ goes into orbit

    V – Volvo for sale

    jimmy
    Full Member

    P – Pudding (none)

    nbt
    Full Member

    Came for the TWATOS, Not disappointed

    tjagain
    Full Member

    I do not actually wear crocs.  Otherwise………….

    MSP
    Full Member

    O is for oxo tower, for special occasions with the other half.

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