Column: Weight For It

Benji argues that weight does matter (but not much). The following column will hopefully unite the warring tribes in mountain biking. From the weeniest of weight watchers, to the whatever-est…

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Singletrack Kitchen: Air Fryer Cheesy Courgette Balls

Say everybody have you seen my balls? They’re big, cheesy and hot! I think they might also be good for you too. Cook these in an oven or an air…

Fresh Goods Friday 656 – Lenzerheide And Seek Edition

In many* ways, Fresh Goods Friday is like a Downhill World Cup.

WTF is happening at tomorrow’s MTB World Series DH?

Welcome to the brave new world of elite Downhill racing. New race formats, new schedules, new broadcasting rights and new commentators.

Öhlins RXC34 m.1

First Ride: Öhlins RXC34 m.1 fork and TXC Air shocks for XC


Singletrack Issue 149 Is Out Today – How Will You Read Yours?


Last Word: Riding with Dinosaurs


National Audit Office Report Paints Bleak Picture on Active Travel


Merlin Malt 725 Steel SLX Hardtail Review

Merlin Malt 725 Steel hardtail, a great choice for the long distance cyclist after a reliable bike to travel long distances on.

Dyfi Wild Ride

New Mountain Bike Event Hits Dyfi Valley on 1st July

Dyfi Wild Ride is a new mountain biking event in the Dyfi Valleys on 1st July.

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Öhlins RXC34 m.1

First Ride: Öhlins RXC34 m.1 fork and TXC Air shocks for XC

The Swedish squisher's new range of World Cup XC focussed suspension comprises new Ohlins RXC34 m.1 forks and TXC1 and TXC2 Air rear shocks.

Merlin Malt 725 Steel SLX Hardtail Review

Merlin Malt 725 Steel hardtail, a great choice for the long distance cyclist after a reliable bike to travel long distances on.

RockShox Reverb AXS Seatpost Review

This review is for a RockShox Reverb AXS seatpost, 31.6mm post diameter with 170mm travel. It has been transferred between bikes and had the saddle changed quite frequently, so the...

7mesh Women’s Northwoods Windshell Review

The 7mesh Women’s Northwoods Windshell is a lightweight, packable layer offering windproofing and water resistance. It stuffs down quickly and easily into its own pocket, with plenty of room for...

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Members' Content

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Spanish Bikepacking Diary: Day One

This 17 day series of Amanda’s first ever multiday bikepacking trip is exclusively available to Singletrack World Members. It gets more scenic as the journey unfolds, so stay tuned for…

Bike Check: Benji’s Stif Squatch

I got the Stif Squatch frame in to act as a testbed for the sort of stuff that wouldn’t quite suit my other longer-travel full-sus testbed. THERE'S MORE TO THIS…

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Can You Ebike a 100 Mile Bikepacking Route?

Ebikes are great when it comes to allowing people to do things they don’t normally do. Look at all the 50+ people returning to mountain biking with the help of…

Dieter Back From The Dead

Back From The Dead: Holiday Club

Dieter is a mechanic who will always fix things if he can. With his spare parts bin and Dremel, he'll breathe life back into almost any bike. Join us for…

Classic Ride

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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…

Classic Ride 146: Porlock Pleasures

Chipps ventures just that little bit further west than normal and discovers peace, quiet and trails from the sea and all the way deep into the hills. Words & Photography…

Classic Ride 145 – Manx Power

Amanda goes to the Isle of Man for the enduro and stays for the ice cream. Words & Photography Amanda Illustration: Beate KubitzI find myself in a confused state of…


Is This The Best E-Bike Under £5k?

And you can win yourself one! The Saracen Ariel 50E is more than the sum of considerable parts. Great geometry, great suspension, great parts allied to a capable Shimano STEPS...

First Look

New Canyon Spectral:ON Builds, New App, New Security Features

There’s a new Spectral:ON launched today, which is interesting to a point, but really what’s exciting about it is the new Canyon App and Connectivity Module that are launched with...

Canyon Strive:ON CFR – First Ride Review

Canyon has launched a new addition to its electric line up: the Strive:ON. This ditches the Shapeshifter of the non-electric version, and sets its eye firmly on E-Enduro racing. Developed...

Canyon Grand Canyon:ON – First Ride Review

The Grand Canyon:ON is pitched as a bit of a do-it-all explorer. Not so much a mountain bike for the keen trail rider, but more of a go most places...

Canyon Torque:ON CF 9 – First Ride Review


New Specialized Levo SL – This Is The Droid You’ve Been Looking For

Specialized Turbo Kenevo SL Comp

Specialized Turbo Kenevo SL Comp review



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

One of the things about Cube is that it’s a pretty massive company offering a pretty massive range of bikes in a pretty massive range of builds. That can make...


Lauf Moves Assembly To USA and Drops Prices

Yes, bikes getting cheaper! That deserves a story, right? Gravel bike specialist Lauf has moved a significant portion of its operations to America, and in doing so has managed to...

Apidura Expedition Full Frame Bag

Apidura Expedition Full Frame Pack review

The ability to carry up to 3L of water is the USP of the Apidura Expedition Full Frame Pack. Invaluable for the long distance rider. Please note: Hydration Bladder is...

Tour of Flanders 2023 Tour of Flanders Gallery

Chipps reports from a chilly Belgium at last weekend’s Tour of Flanders. Ahead of an influx of new content for, I thought it’d be good to have a gallery...

Riding The Pictish Trail – a route down Scotland’s east coast


Journey To Unbound: Riding Your First 100 with Marley Blonsky

YT Szepter Core 4 Review – Gravel For MTBers?



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



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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