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A-Z of The Singletrack World Forum

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…

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Fresh Goods Friday 694 – The TFFT Edition

TFFT meaning Thank Fully February is Through. And whose idea was it to stick an extra flipping day on the end of it?

Government Consults On Legalising Higher Powered Ebikes

The government has announced a consultation on changing the rules around ebikes. What do you think of the proposals? As you’ll no doubt be aware, UK electrically assisted pedal cycles (or...

NBD: Sonder Evol, Norco Optic & Sight, YT Decoy Core, World Cup tickets…

This is where we quick 'n' dirtily round up all the more interesting press releases from our inbox and hurl them through your screen.

Protect Our Winters: Update on British Cycling and Shell

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Help Shape the Future of the 7Stanes Trails

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6 Takeaways From Red Bull Hardline Tasmania

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Calibre Line T3 29 review

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Win A Forbidden Druid Dream Build, Make Nils’ Dreams Come True

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FGF 693: The Coffee Summoning Edition

Hello, hello, is this thing on? It’s been a while since I (Hannah) have done one of these. I’m usually quite busy on a Friday writing the Weekly Word and...

Danny MacAskill & Steve Peat Ride the Trotternish Ridge

A new video from Danny Mac and Peaty… probably quite good then? We note it’s subtitled. Probably needs a whole glossary to be honest. Spracheling, faffing… no, these are real...


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Calibre Line T3 29 review

The Calibre Line T3 29 is a mighty fine first 'proper mountain bike', that will be a trusty trail buddy for many years afterwards.

SRAM Maven Ultimate Expert Kit: first ride review

TLDR: the SRAM Maven Ultimate brakes offer bucket loads in a very usable package. A few rides is by no means a full review yet but currently they seem to…

Canyon Spectral CF 9: First Fortnight Findings

The new Canyon Spectral CF trail bike has dropped a bit of travel but added the K.I.S. steering stabiliser. Here's our first impressions...

Kona Process X CR Review

All in, the Kona Process X CR is an excellent all-mountain bike. And it’s the nicest-looking mountain bike I’ve seen for a number of years.


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Calibre Bossnut fans at Leeds Urban Bike Park.

Calibre T3: You are their factory rider

Mountain biking is expensive, isn't it? The folks at Calibre don't think it needs to be.

Product Highlight: Bum Butter

Happy Bottom Bum Butter is a natural handmade chamois cream. You simply put a small amount either on the pad of your cycling shorts, or directly onto your skin to…

Pirelli Scorpion MTB Tyre Range

The complete range of Pirelli Scorpion mountain bike tyre has evolved into a comprehensive offering of high-performance rubber. In this guide we'll analyse the range so you can see what…

Product Highlight: Elliot Brown Singletrack Watch

The Holton Professional was developed in response to a request from a specialist branch of the military who demanded a fit-for-purpose professional watch capable of a life in the field.


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A-Z of The Singletrack World Forum

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…

Fake Bikes? How To Spot A Scam Website

Off the back of a couple of stories we’ve published, and a suggestion from someone in the Forum, we thought we’d give you a bit of a guide to spotting...

Spanish Bikepacking Diary – The End?

The final day of a 1,400km ride with just shy of 21,000m ascent. Will it be an emotional end to an epic trip? Will Amanda throw her bike into the...…

Spanish Bikepacking Diary Day 12

Amanda and Rhys are nearing the end of their journey from Barcelona to Malaga, and continue to avoid the passing snow storm. Today’s destination: Granada. Catch-up: Day One Day Two...…


Classic Ride

Issue 153 Classic Ride: Surrey Thrills

Despite Hurtwood being one of the UK’s busiest riding spots, its trail network relies heavily on the continued goodwill of landowners and volunteers. Adele takes a ride to find out...…

Issue 152 Classic Ride: Riding the Dyfi

The Climachx trail in the Dyfi Valley offers a day out for those looking for an alternative to the Athertons’ neighbouring descents. There's more to this story... BUT IT'S A…

Singletrack Issue 151 Classic Ride: Pendle Pootle

The STW team ride in the shadow of Lancashire’s Pendle Hill, site of many a 17th century witch trial. However, they didn’t find any witches; just mellow trails and tasty...

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...…



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Cannondale Moterra NEO SL first ride: 19.5kg, 85Nm, 601Wh

The Cannondale Moterra NEO SL really does deliver on the brand’s aim to build ‘The lightest full-power mountain bike ever’. Apparently the Cannondale Moterra NEO SL came about after an...

First Look

Living with an e-bike – Part One

In it for the long haul – A journey into e-bike ownership. Here’s Sanny’s first instalment of a multi-part series of features detailing life with an electric mountain bike. Part...

Upgrade Bikes takes on Fazua servicing

Good news for mid-power motorheads. Also, ZyroFisher has taken on service duties for Mahle Smart Bike Systems. Fazua press release: FAZUA announces new service partnership in UK Ottobrunn, 15. January...

Canyon Neuron:ON CF 8 review

As a short-travel but full-power eMTB, I think the Canyon Neuron:ON has tough sales game ahead of it. But to dismiss it might be to miss out on a great...

Lapierre EZesty AM LTD review

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Norco Sight VLT C2 review

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Haibike Lyke CF 10 review

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Redshift Sports ShockStop PRO Suspension Seatpost RT Review

The Redshift Sports ShockStop Suspension Seatpost RT delivers on the promise of increased comfort and control in a package that works. Pros Cons Unlike suspension stems, suspension seatposts never really...

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Redshift Sports ShockStop PRO Stem review

The Redshift Sports ShockStop PRO stem is its top end suspension stem. It comes with +/- 6 degrees of rise and can be flipped between the two. Pros Cons “Suspension...

How to watch the 2024 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships this weekend

The world’s top cyclo-cross riders are heading to the Czech Republic this weekend to compete at the 2024 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, at the circuit in Tabor. Expect technical racing,...

Ribble Gravel AL Rival XPLR Review

If you’re looking for value, great spec, and a do-it-all gravel bike built to last, this Ribble Gravel AL ticks a whole load of boxes. Built and tuned in Lancashire,...

Pearl Izumi Amfib Lobster Gel Glove review

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Cyclists Not Welcome At This Spanish World Cup

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New Sonder bikes: gravel, road and E