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Review | The Specialized SWAT Conceal Carry MTB Multi-Tool Hides Inside Your Fork

According to the photographer Chase Jarvis, the best camera is the one that’s with you. A reference to the proliferation of smartphone camera technology, Jarvis’s famous quote implies that you...

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Review | The ODI Elite Flow lock-on grips have hidden comforts

What are the best mountain bike grips? Wil’s tested a bunch over the years, and here he’s put together five of his current favourite lock-on grips. Over to Wil! Having...

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Review | The DMR DeathGrip lock-on grips are made for rough ‘n’ rowdy riding

What are the best mountain bike grips? Wil’s tested a bunch over the years, and here he’s put together five of his favourite lock-on grips. Over to Wil! The DMR...

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Review | The Lizard Skins MacAskill lock-ons are ideal for thin-grip lovers

What are the best mountain bike grips? Wil’s tested a bunch over the years, and here he’s put together five of his favourite lock-on grips. Over to Wil! Makers of...

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Giant Off-Road Factory Race Team to ride $12,000 Anthem 29er, plus no more DVO partnership

Giant Bicycles has just announced the Off-Road Factory Race Team roster for 2019, with some familiar faces joined by fresh youth talent too. In total, there’ll be 15 riders from...

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On Board | Testing Giant’s Speed-Hungry Trance 29er

Loaded into the Singetrack Grinder for a longterm review is this 2019 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29er 1. Yeah I know, catchy name right? Because I can never quite remember...

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Review | Giant’s latest Rail SX MIPS helmet has more coverage and clever goggle compatibility

Giant may be best known for popular mountain bike models such as the Anthem, Trance and Reign, but the Taiwanese manufacturer actually has a pretty huge array of components and...

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New Trails Coming To Antur Stiniog Bike Park In North Wales!

We’ve just been sent some fantastic news from our friends at the Antur Stiniog Bike Park, who are announcing three brand new trails set to be built just in time...

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Review: Bontrager’s XR5 Team Issue might just be the ideal aggro trail tyre

As condition-specific as mountain bike tyres are, some are just a little more versatile than others. Like this Bontrager XR5 Team Issue tyre I’ve been testing for the past 12...

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9 Sweet Highlights From Our Merida One-Twenty 8000 Test Bike

Fresh off the workstand and ready for an upcoming review is this slick 2019 Merida One-Twenty trail bike. Ooh er! As the shiniest mountain bike to join the Merida full...

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2019 Canyon Neuron CF 9.0 SL | A Longterm Review Of Canyon’s Carbon Trail Bike

Wil gives us the verdict on the 2019 Canyon Neuron CF 9.0 SL It’s been quite a few years since we last saw a carbon fibre trail bike from Canyon....

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Review: The Syncros Guide Multi-Tool Kit comes with almost everything you need

As the component and accessory arm of Swiss mega-brand, Scott Sports, Syncros has been steadily growing its repertoire over the past couple of years. From super high-end carbon fibre mountain...

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The £2,600 Wales360 Entry Prize – We Have A Winner!

That’s right folks – voting has now closed, and we can finally announce the competition winner for the free pairs entry to the inaugural Wales360! Valued at £2,600, this entry...

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Riding with Kangaroos! On Board The Canyon Neuron CF Test Bike

For the past two months, I\'ve been testing out a 2019 Canyon Neuron CF as part of an upcoming review. Watch out for the Kangaroos!

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Saddleback Takes Over UK Distribution Of PUSH Industries

UK distributor Saddleback has just announced that it will be the official home for all things PUSH Industries in the UK. As well as producing aftermarket fork seal kits, shock...

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Santa Cruz Has A New Carba-Carba-Carba-Carba-Carbon-Chameleon

Here’s some news that we think a lot of you are going to be quite interested in; Santa Cruz Bicycles has a brand new mountain bike. Arriving as the Californian...

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When Niches Collide: Norco Launches The Bigfoot VLT – A Big, Fat e-MTB

Canadian brand, Norco Bicycles, has just announced a brand new 2019 mountain bike called the Bigfoot VLT.

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UK’s First Indoor Bike Park Set To Open In Manchester This February

We’ve just received some very exciting news from a crew called Dirt Factory, who are set to open the UK’s very first indoor bike park – right in the heart...

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Singletrack Editors’ Choice Awards – Wil’s Top 4 Products Of 2018

Over the last year, our writers have tested a bucketful of bikes, a barn load of clothing and gear, and attended a bookcase full of cycling events. Which of these,...

Fresh Goods Friday 432 – The ‘Was That Winter?’ Edition

Arriving a little later in the day than usual, it’s Fresh Goods Friday. But fear not, the goods are still fresh. And our fingers are burning, after such frantic typing...

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Win £2600-Worth Of Entries To The UK’s Newest Multi-Day Race – The Wales360!

There’s a new multi-day mountain bike event in the UK, and we’ve got one free pairs entry for the 2019 event to give away to a very lucky Singletrack reader!...

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Fox Drops Longer Dropper. The Transfer Post Now Goes To 175mm

It’s been a little while coming, but Fox Racing Shox has finally unveiled a longer travel option for the brilliant Transfer dropper post. And we’ve got one in our grubby...

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A Mountain Biker’s First Time In Moab

Last year I made the (very) long journey from Manchester over to Utah in the States (via three flights) to get my first ever experience of riding in Moab. And...…

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Is This 2019 Trance The Most Progressive Giant Mountain Bike Ever?

Though it’s easy to forget, the Giant Trance name has actually been around since 2005. It arrived on the scene as one of the first full suspension models to debut Giant’s...

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Welcome To Bendigo & The Singletrack Southern Headquarters!

Only a few weeks ago, my partner and I arrived back in my hometown of Bendigo in Australia. Following two and a half years of living and working in the...

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Bird Cycleworks Pumps Up Aeris 120 Trail Bike With New ‘LT’ Option

Bird Cycleworks is celebrating the New Year in style with a new full suspension trail bike

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Review: With a 120mm fork, the Santa Cruz Blur is a pocket rocket trail bike

As far as contemporary XC bikes go, the latest generation Blur from Santa Cruz Bicycles ticks a lot of boxes. Plugging an important gap that the Tallboy left behind as...

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Review: The Fix It Sticks Mountain Kit brings shop tool functionality to the trail

Having launched a wildly popular Kickstarter campaign way back in 2013, Fix It Sticks went on to successfully bring its clever modular tool system into a market that, up until...

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Rocky Mountain Electrifies Two New Mountain Bikes

Having dived into the e-MTB market last year with the all-singing, all-dancing carbon fibre Altitude Powerplay, Canadian brand Rocky Mountain is looking to expand its power-assisted mountain bike range with...

Two Bikes, Many Clothes and A Pair of Juicy Nipples – Fresh Goods Friday 426

The Fresh Goods Friday you’re about to see, Was written by journos, numbering three. They’re OK at bikes, and photography But their poetry sucks. You can blame Barney For setting...