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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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...

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Mental Mondays #6

Hannah is the designer of this week’s tricky prize crossword. It’s a pretty cryptic one this week. Mark hates cryptic clues and failed miserably at this one. Amanda however, stormed...

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Mental Mondays #5 Crossword & Puzzles by Mark

Mark is the designer of this week’s tricky prize crossword. This week’s test is a mixture of random bike related general knowledge with a few cryptic style questions thrown in...

Podcast: The budget and click-bait journalism episode

This week’s podcast covers the demise of Moore Large – distributor and supplier of bike parts to many a bike shop. Mark gets Hannah worked up about government spending priorities,...

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Mental Mondays #4 Crossword & puzzles by Hannah

Hannah is the designer of this week’s fiendishly tricky crossword and those that know her will not be surprised to discover it’s rather cryptic. The crossword is definitely one for...

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Mental Monday! Singletrack Weekly Crossword #2

Welcome to the first Mental Monday. If you are a full member you will see below three puzzles for you to solve. There’s our tricky Singletrack crossword puzzle designed by...

Podcast – What’s up with marketing in the bike industry?

Mark, Hannah and Charlie talk about Hannah’s recent holiday incapacitation and how that lead to the discussion that the bike industry could maybe do a better job of selling itself...

It’s not easy being Singletrack. Please help.

Tough Times. These are not easy times for almost everyone right now, and we know this at Singletrack as individuals and as a business. Let me explain, and then ask for...

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Credit where it’s due – Now you can show your appreciation of great forum posts

WTF does that even mean? Undoubtedly you are familiar with the ability on various social platforms to ‘like’ a comment or a post. Well, now you can do just that...

Podcast: Taiwan, crap 90’s bikes and Benji makes mudguards great again

This week Hannah leads the way with extra voices from Benji and Mark. We start off with a poor attempt to get Benji to rant about 90’s bikes, which he...

Can Working On Your Bike Void The Warranty?

We asked a selection of bike companies to comment on whether working on your bike could void the warranty.

Get used to seeing OnlyFans sponsor more aspects of our sport

Downhill and enduro racer Lewis Buchanan raised a few eyebrows with his announcement that he was adding OnlyFans – better known for its porn channels – to his sponsor list....

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MegaSack Draw LIVE: 6pm NYE

Tune in at 6pm on New year’s Eve to see if you are this year’s lucky winner of the Singletrack MegaSack. How it works Veterans of our annual MegaSack competitions...

Podcast: Wild Cycling and Middle Aged Rampage

Mark has been to Utah to check out something he still can’t tell us about. It was his first time there – did he have any fun? Chipps and Hannah...

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……

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Pete Scullion, Canyon KIS & the art of taking pictures: Podcast

In this week’s podcast, Hannah, Mark and Benji are joined by award winning freelance photographer Pete Scullion to talk about the highlights of the week, including the new KIS system...

Singletrack Membership Price Increase – A Heads Up

As I mentioned in this article, we are under a great deal of financial pressure due to the rate of inflation driving up costs across the board. Also, the cost...