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Cerakote: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger?

Cerakote is cheaper than most paint jobs but claims to be lighter, corrosion resistant and more resistant to abrasion.

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Bespoked Bike Check: Coal Bikes 84

Coal Bikes turned a few heads at last year’s Bespoked show in Harrogate. This year, Bespoked has moved to the Lee Valley Velodrome in London, on 14-16th October, perhaps you’ll...

Bespoked Bike Check: ACTOFIVE Cycles P-TRAIN CNC

Want to see more of this sort of thing, or chat to the makers? Get yourself along to Bespoked, the handmade bicycle show, in London, 14-16th October. ACTOFIVE Cycles P-TRAIN...

Marin Rift Zone XR review: coil for the trail

The Marin Rift Zone XR - XR stands for eXtra Rad - bumps the front travel up to 140mm, adds a coil shock and beefs up the build.

Voodoo Bizango Carbon Gets a Refresh

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Trash Mob Academy – Outdoor education, mental rejuvenation

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Ibis Oso – A 170mm e-beast with integrated lights

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Marin Rift Zone XR review: coil for the trail

The Marin Rift Zone XR - XR stands for eXtra Rad - bumps the front travel up to 140mm, adds a coil shock and beefs up the build.

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Buyers Guide to the Best Mountain Bike Mud Tyres

Although we are entering autumn winter, filth is a year-round issue in the UK. With that in mind, here are the best mountain bike mud tyres.

Madison Crypto Glasses 3-Pack review

The Madison Crypto are a new(ish) set of riding glasses from long established makers-of-all things-UK-cycling, Madison.

Vitus Escarpe 29 CRS review

Around 7 or 8 years ago the Vitus Escarpe 29 was a way better 29er trail bike than Big Brand offerings. How is the Escarpe holding up now?


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Bespoked Bike Check: Eastwood Cycle Works Omni

Continuing our amuse bouche of Bespoked, the Handmade Bicycle Show celebrating handmade bikes and the people that make them, we have another bike check for you. If looking at beautiful bikes...

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Bespoked Bike Check: Stolz Crosser

We’d love to tempt you along to Bespoked, the Handmade Bicycle Show celebrating handmade bikes and the people that make them. To give you a taste of what you might see,...

Arrow Wheels AGRS Road Gravel Hope Wheelset review

The Arrow Wheels AGRS Road Gravel wheelset is on my Planet X Tempest, a bike I intended solely for gravel use, but over time I have found to lean more...

Grinduro Supports Inclusivity with ‘Concerned Cyclists’ Jersey

Grinduro event organisers have offered riders at Grinduro Wales the chance to show their support for inclusion in sport by creating a ‘Concerned Cyclists’ jersey, subverting the phrasing used in...

Where The Wind Blows: An Icelandic Gravel Audiobook

ENVE G Series Dropper for Gravel and Racers

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East Anglian Way is a 500km bikepacking non-event

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Don’t think about Monday

This editorial was originally published in one of our Weekly Word newsletters, which comes out every Friday. To get your Weekly Word delivered to your inbox, sign up now –...

Strava adds mountain biking as an activity: hurray or uh-oh?

A recent update to Strava has given users the option of selecting mountain biking as an activity. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY.JOIN US TO UNLOCK IT…

Why You Should Read The Outsiders Project: Beyond Representation

The Outsiders Project report ‘Beyond Representation: The Future of Diversity and Inclusion’ is aimed at brands in the outdoor industry. Its goal is to shift brands’ understanding and perspectives on...

Why we (probably) won’t be making a themed women’s issue of Singletrack Magazine

As part of our Members’ Newsletter we give our readers the chance to ask us questions about what we do. Not all of them are quite so in depth as…


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Ibis Oso – A 170mm e-beast with integrated lights

Ibis reveals its very late entry into the e-MTB market. The Oso is firmly aimed at the big descents scene, being approved for dual crown forks and up to 190mm...

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Bosch launches new Performance Line CX Race Motor (it’s rather exclusive)

The new motor is snappily called the Bosch Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition and long story short, it goes up to 11. Watch on YouTube Now the long story…...

Pivot Shuttle LT

Quick deets on the new Pivot Shuttle LT

The full-fat Pivot Shuttle gets a suffix (LT = Long Travel?) and generally more moreness of everything. Here’s a quick squizz at the basics. Pivot Shuttle LT in a nutshell...

Yes, it really is called the Evil Epocalypse

Evil has finally made an e-bike. And it’s full fat. In short, the Evil Epocalypse is like a Wreckoning turned up to 11. Evil Epocalypse in a nutshell 166mm rear...

Pivot Shuttle SL: 60Nm, 430Wh, 16.5kg, £12.5k

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Canyon Spectral:ON CFR LTD review

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5 reasons the Trek Fuel EXe is most important bike of the decade

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Bespoked Bike Check: Coal Bikes 84

Coal Bikes turned a few heads at last year’s Bespoked show in Harrogate. This year, Bespoked has moved to the Lee Valley Velodrome in London, on 14-16th October, perhaps you’ll...

Bespoked Bike Check: ACTOFIVE Cycles P-TRAIN CNC

Want to see more of this sort of thing, or chat to the makers? Get yourself along to Bespoked, the handmade bicycle show, in London, 14-16th October. ACTOFIVE Cycles P-TRAIN...

How Injured Are You? 5 Exercises To Find Out!

Coach to the mountain biking stars, Alan Milway, brings you some exercises to help you assess just how much work you could be doing… We like how the introduction assumes...

Bespoked: Ryden Bikes’ Free 3D Print Your Own Bike Fit

Bespoked, taking place 14-16th October in London, celebrates hand built bikes and their makers. Sometimes those makers are making bits for bikes, as well as whole bikes. Here, we’ve got…


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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...

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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

While us Brits sit in our November drizzle, dreaming of the days when the world reopens and we can head for the mountains once more, Chris and Andreas find themselves...

10 ways covid is changing snowboarding and skiing this season

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Burton One World Snowboard Movie Released

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Campaign launched to save the Ski Train to the Alps

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Classic Ride

Issue 144 Komoot Classic Ride: Ludlow and the Clee Hills

Shropshire isn’t all about the Long Mynd. Steve links up some hidden gems. Words & Photography Steve ChapmanIllustration Beate Kubitz If you’ve heard anything about the riding in Shropshire it’s...

Issue 143 Classic Ride – Scar House Loop, Nidderdale

A truly Classic day out with big views, plenty of miles, and legendary Scotch eggs. Words & Photography Barney Marsh The Yorkshire Dales have been, of course, extensively covered in…

Issue 142 Classic Ride – The Glorious Peaks

Words & Photography Chipps Chipps takes on a tour around one of Yorkshire’s iconic Three Peaks with a couple of similarly iconic characters.  The other Peaks Planning a decent bike...

Komoot Classic Ride 141: Wye Valley Wanderings

Jon Woodhouse takes us on a tour of this gem on the Welsh-English border.  Words & Photography JON WOODHOUSE ​​Sitting at the easternmost edge of the Forest of Dean, it’s...


Tech

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...

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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

AfterShokz Aeropex Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones offer open-ear listening thanks to patented bone conduction technology. Designed for situational awareness and comfort during exercise, or just for daily life, AfterShokz believes...

Bobo Balance Home – Interactive Balance Training

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

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Is Google down?

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