What Mark doesn’t know about social media isn’t worth knowing and his ability to balance “The Stack” is bested only by his agility on a snowboard. Graphs are what gets his engine revving, at least they would if his car wasn’t electric, and data is what you’ll find him poring over in the office. Mark enjoys good whisky, sci-fi and the latest Apple gadget, he is also the best boss in the world (Yes, he is paying me to write this).
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As a Singletrack subscriber, you have access to Singletrack Rewards – a wide range of bike related discounts that can save you money! This survey is to gather feedback on...…

Thule EPOS Towball Carrier review: best bike rack I’ve used

The Thule EPOS Towball Carrier is low faff, quick fitting and loading. It’s the best bike rack I have ever used. And I’ve used a lot of them. 

WiggleCRC Administrators’ report: What does the future hold?

We take a look at how the WiggleCRC administration process is going, and where we may be headed. Followers of industry news will recall that the administration process of WiggleCRC...

Megasack 2023 Christmas Blooper Reel

It’s all over bar the live Megasack draw on New Year’s Eve. We hope you enjoyed our silly Megasack videos this year as much as we did making them. Here’s...

Last Minute Gift Subscription To Singletrack

So you’ve left it to the last minute and now there’s no time to send anything through the post. Or perhaps you are seeing the person you’ve forgotten about in...

Our personal pick from the Black Friday bunfight

Here\'s the good deals on the good stuff that we think you should know about this Black Friday.

On This Day: Christmas Card Throwback 2017

First things first. My sincerest apologies for mentioning the ‘C’ word outside of December, but I have reasons. Back in November of 2017 – The good o’le days before the...

From Burnley to Whistler, how far can you push trail tyres? 

Part one of a three part Pirelli Scorpion vlog series, Mark tries the trail tyres at home then heads off to ride Whistler\'s longest downhill!

WIN Free FiveTen Shoes From Chain Reaction

Fancy a pair of free FiveTens? Forum partners Chain Reaction have a giveaway exclusively for our members (free and full). And if your existing shoes are looking a little worse...

Mountain Biker Drives 4×4 To Snowdon Summit To Cheers From Walkers

Back in 2011 a 4×4 truck was abandoned for the second time at the summit of Yr Wyddfa (Commonly known as Snowdon) in North Wales for the second time despite...

Chain Reaction Powers The Singletrack Forum

We are very pleased to welcome back Chain Reaction as our forum partner. Partnerships like this are really important to us as they help us maintain and develop the site...

Whistler opens camping and RV hookup park for MTBers

The world’s most prestigious biking destination becomes accessible to budget conscious travellers Whistler Olympic Park RV & Campground, a new camping destination in BC’s Sea to Sky Corridor, is located...

Desert Island Disk Brakes with Samantha Soriano

Press launches are often accompanied by a cohort of pro riders representing the brand and when Hannah went to the Canyon global press camp earlier this year the place was...

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Mental Mondays #17 The Events Edition

It’s been a weekend of wet events up here in the north of the UK, so this week’s crossword is on that very theme. Events that is. Not rain. Although...

Desert Island Disc Brakes – Jake100 Podcast

Jake100 – or Jake O’Neill to give him his full name – is an urban riding star and YouTube creator. This year he’s helping run the London BikeStormz event, as...

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Mental Mondays #16 – The trail hazards edition

Just making it in Monday this week’s puzzle takes inspiration from the caterpillar story. Your theme for this week is trail hazards. Good luck Singletrack Puzzlers. Quick links Singletrack Crossword...

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Mental Mondays #15 – The Fully Dressed Edition

Naked bike riding may be quite aerodynamic if you’re not too hairy, but it’s a recipe for chafing and nettles where you really don’t want them. Clothes are good when...

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Mental Mondays #14 – Let there be love

Without heading into Cove bikes innuendo territory, we have a love and marriage themed edition for you. Set your hearts a fluttering and your brains tickling. Quick links Singletrack Crossword...

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Mental Mondays #13 – The get on out there edition

Fancy getting out and about? Got itchy feet and want to head over the horizon to a new location? This week’s crossword theme is UK riding locations, with a bike...

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Mental Mondays #12 – Sunlit uplands edition

This week’s crossword theme is UK bike stuff. The sunlit uplands, if you will. If you get stuck, go for a ride and behold the green and pleasant land, pick...

The Over-Biked Crud-Bung Episode

Hannah leads and Amanda, Mark and Chipps follow this week. Amanda shares her race strategy of..er.. simply not racing, during the race. Chipps explains how we are all over-biked. Probably....

Mental Mondays #11

This week’s crossword theme is progress, fashion, and perhaps fads. Stuff that the marketing departments tell us is better – some of it you may agree does indeed constitute progress....

Mental Mondays #10 – The Royal Waiting Edition

Hannah made this one for the royal festivities, and then it all got too much and the flapping of bunting and glinting of gold (not a surfeit of Pimms) made...

Mental Mondays #9 The yes, we know it’s Tuesday, edition

Hannah is our melon twisting architect once again this week. Less cryptic and more general MTB knowledge. Places are the theme this week. Do you now your MTB origins? Quick...

Balls to short travel e-MTBs PLUS Fabien Barel

Benji expresses his thoughts on short travel e-MTBs, Chipps explains how and why 2x gearing seems to be back and Hannah sentences Fabien Barel to a desert island for the...

Mental Monday #8 The Super Cryptic Edition

This week our crossword has been designed by reader Chris Lansley and for you cryptic fans it’s a beast of a puzzle. The list of successful completions of last week’s...

Mental Mondays #7 – The MAMIL edition

Hannah is the designer of this week’s tricky prize crossword, despite the fact that she’s spent the last week in Italy at a top secret bike launch. For those about...

Singletrack Goes ASMR & Keeper Of The Peak heads to his Island

This week Hannah, Mark and Charlie chat about their bank holiday adventures, Hannah tries a bit of ASMR generation with a copy of Singletrack 148 and then sends Chris Maloney...

Desert Island Disc Brakes – With Nick Craig

There’s a bit of everything thrown in to this week’s episode. We have Mark, Chipps and Amanda trying to make themselves heard over a cacophony of mating geese; an excerpt...

UCI Bans Lewis Buchanan For OnlyFans Sponsorship

In a video on his youtube channel over the weekend, Pro racer Lewis Buchanan revealed he’d received communication from the UCI informing him that due to his sponsorship deal with...