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 #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...

Podcast: Rampage thoughts, Hannah’s love of Bespoked and some ASMR beer opening sounds

Another week, another episode of four of the Singletrack team sitting around their laptops talking about the big issues of the week. With only a very passing reference to politics...

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Podcast: British Cycling WTF? Flex Stem Returns And Trashmob Academy

Join Mark, Amanda, Chipps and Sanny as they talk about the issues of the week. What does Mark think about the British Cycling/Shell sponsorship bombshell? What piece of suspension tech...

British Cycling ‘Strongly Recommends’ No One Rides Their Bike During The Queen’s Funeral

UPDATE 13/09/22 17:17pm: British Cycling have now removed the recommendation that no one rides their bike during the funeral from their official advice. Monday the 19th has been set as...

Is it safe? Answer our reader survey questions

We’ve created a page here where we have created a collection of simple survey style questions. Unlike normal surveys this one gives you the results every time you submit an...

Pro Racer Rab Wardell Dies In His Sleep at 37

We have little more information at this stage but according to our sources Rab died in his sleep on the 22nd August. Yesterday Rab was featured on BBC Scotland discussing...

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Cost of living crisis and Singletrack – An appeal

We are under some pressure and we thought you should know about it now before it gets worse and things get harder. The cost of living crisis is affecting everyone...

The Singletrack Podcast – everyone in disagreement, then?

Hannah, Benji and Mark sit down for a chat about the news you may have missed and the news that got them thinking. Benji likes Strava, Hannah is pretty sure...

Talking About: How Far Can Your Ebike Go?

Mark and Hannah sit down to chat about the reasons why ‘How far can your ebike go?’ has no simple answer. Video not displaying? Try our Youtube Channel Having discussed...

We’d like our Instagram account back please

If you follow us on the socials you may already be wondering why we’ve been very quiet on Instagram recently. The reason is simple – on the 15th February a...

2022 ABSA Cape Epic Grand Finale – Watch LIVE

7th Stage: Stellenbosch – Val de Vie. Distance: 68 km. Climbing: 2000 m After 8 days of limit-testing racing, there is a return to the good life, for those who...

2022 ABSA Cape Epic Stage 6 – Watch LIVE

6th Stage: Stellenbosch – Stellenbosch. Distance: 76 km. Climbing: 2700 m Boasting more singletrack per kilometre of racing than in any other 2022 Absa Cape Epic stage, Stage 6 is...

2022 ABSA Cape Epic Stage 5 – Watch LIVE

5th Stage: Greyton – Stellenbosch. Distance: 115 km. Climbing: 2400 m Rusty Gate is, unquestionably, among The Race That Measures All’s most revered climbs. Usually, theassault on it features a...

2022 ABSA Cape Epic Stage 4 – Watch LIVE

4th Stage: Greyton – Greyton. Distance: 82 km. Climbing: 1650m The second day on the trails of Greyton wastes no time in introducing the teams to the region’sspectacular trails. A...

2022 Absa Cape Epic Stage 3 – WATCH LIVE

3rd Stage: Greyton – Greyton. Distance: 101 km. Climbing: 2250 m In 2022, the Absa Cape Epic explores the trails of Greyton like never before. It begins with a day...