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Nicolai’s new modular Enduro bike comes with ‘Rado Dropouts’ and ‘MUTATOR Chainstays’

If you\'re one to get uncontrollably titillated about beautiful welds and gratuitous CNC machined alloy, and you\'re currently reading this in your workplace, then we suggest you look away now.

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Gunn-Rita Dahle ‘Most Successful Mountain Biker Of All Time’ Decides To Hang Up The Cleats

Gunn-Rita Dahle retires. 30 World Cup wins. 9 World Championship Gold medals. 8 European Championship Gold medals. Olympic Gold. Just let that sink in for a minute. Not a bad...

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First Look: Get up close and personal with the 2019 Canyon Neuron CF 9.0 SL

Released into the wild a little over a week ago, the Neuron CF has emerged as a brand new carbon fibre trail bike from German company, Canyon. Sitting in between...

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13 Top Tips For A Mountain Biking Road Trip

The plan was relatively simple. It went something like this; Step 1: Finish jobs in early AugustStep 2: Trade in car and buy sweet camper vanStep 3: Book Chunnel ticketStep……

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Review: Formula’s compressible Neopos spacers change the way your air fork works

Ever since RockShox brought its Bottomless Token system to market in 2014 alongside the re-release of the Pike, more riders have been considering air spring volume as a legitimate way…

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New Carbon Wheels From Santa Cruz, Plus Two New V-10 Downhill Bikes!

Santa Cruz has just expanded its carbon fibre mountain bike wheel range, with a brand new Reserve DH model. Joining the existing Reserve Carbon range (which includes the Reserve 25,...

Hans Rey Burgled. Then Burgled Again. Thieves Take The Lot.

We bring you some rather unfortunate news today, as we report on a whole swag of bikes that have been nicked from Hans Rey in two separate burglaries. Yes, the...

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Mark Weir Hospitalised From Suspected Heart Attack

As reported via his personal Instagram account, Mark Weir has been hospitalised from a suspected heart attack. In the social media post, 45-year old Weir explains that he had been...

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Canyon expands e-MTB lineup with Neuron:ON, and pricing starts at £2,999

Today Canyon unveils its second ever e-MTB, and it’s called the Neuron:ON. Following hot on the heels of the Spectral:ON – Canyon’s burly, 150mm travel e-MTB that was released earlier...

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Review: The brand new 29×2.6in Maxxis Minion DHF is an absolute monster of a tyre

The Minion DHF may be a classic tyre for Maxxis, but this 29×2.6in size is brand spanking new. In fact it’s so fresh, that it isn’t even on the Maxxis...

Fresh Goods Friday 423 – The Dark At Four Edition

Welcome to the ‘Dark at 4pm, deadline week, Chipps is back and we’re ignoring him’ winter Fresh Goods Friday special! Yep, there’s no getting away from it that we’re fully...

A Klunker From The Future – Stooge Cycles Unloads The Dirtbomb

Given the unrelenting daily churn from the bike industry’s marketing hype machine, you could be forgiven for thinking that mountain bikes have always had suspension. Our more ‘mature’ readers will……

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Specialized launches new S-Works Recon SPD shoes, and they weigh less than a Melton Mowbray pork pie

Fresh out of the oven from Specialized is the brand new S-Works Recon shoe, which is designed to be both superlight and super-stiff for XC racing. Giving the boot to...

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Did you forget how to get Fat? Eddy Masters didn’t

The seasons, they are a-changing. In the upper most hemisphere, the days are getting shorter, the climate’s getting colder and wetter, and the warm embrace of the fireplace at the...

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Longterm Review: 2019 Scott Ransom 900 Tuned

It’s been three months since we first got our hands on the brand new Scott Ransom. Fully redesigned for 2019 and beyond, the Ransom glides into the Scott lineup as...

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Helmet Review: Bontrager Rally MIPS vs Specialized Ambush

Both of these are what I\'d refer to as \'trail\' helmets. They\'re heavier than a XC race lid, though they do come with more coverage to add protection around your…

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Don’t Skewer Yourself With A GoPro – Camelbak Sternum Protector Review

I’ll make a bet. If you were drawing up a shopping list for new bits of body armour right now, I reckon it’d be highly unlikely that you’d have ‘sternum...

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Tested: 5 Cheap Upgrades For Your Mountain Bike You Didn’t Know You Needed

Here are five little upgrades that I’ve been using on my test bikes over the past year, all of which cost less than 20 quid. Hey there. We really need…

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Don’t Bonk! 5 Nutrition Products For Your Next Riding Trip

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been travelling around parts of Europe on a road trip to check out some absolutely mint riding destinations, such as Punta Ala, Finale Ligure...

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The Great British Bike Off – 3 UK-Made Full Suspension Bikes Tested & Reviewed

In Issue #119 of Singletrack Magazine, we tested three big wheelers made on home soil and designed for modern riding.  Words: Wil Barrett Photos: James Vincent Going against the tide……

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UK-Made Full Suspension Group Test – Robot R130 Review

Robot Bike Co. first shot to fame at the 2016 Fort William World Cup when it debuted a stunning full suspension mountain bike called the R160. Made from carbon fibre...

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UK-Made Full Suspension Group Test – Swarf Contour Review

In comparison to the other two on test, our third bike comes from a much smaller outfit. Founded in Dorchester in 2011, Swarf Cycles is currently a one-man show that...

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UK-Made Full Suspension Group Test – Orange Stage 4 RS Review

When it comes to UK-made full suspension bikes, there was one brand that was always going to be in this grouptest. Put simply, few manufacturers can rival Orange Bikes’ rich...

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Review: Bontrager Flatline Flat Pedal Shoes

Ask any mountain biker what flat pedal shoes they’d recommend, and there’s one brand that inevitably comes up in conversation: Five Ten. With its gooey Stealth rubber-soled shoes, Five Ten...

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Review: Don’t like wearing bulky, uncomfortable knee pads? Leatt’s Airflex Pro is made for you

Most famous for pioneering the modern-day neck brace, South African company Leatt also produces a broad range of protective wear for mountain biking that includes helmets, body armour, spine protectors,...

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Why Tyre Pressures Matter – And Why You Need A Pressure Gauge

Modern mountain bikes come with a dizzying amount of adjustability. To get your riding position nice and comfy, you’ve got things like bar height, saddle tilt, saddle height and brake...

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Group Test: 6 Tyre Pressure Gauges Tested & Reviewed

Ensuring your tyres are set to the right pressure can feel like a chore, but it\'s a relatively simple adjustment that can have a huge effect out on the trail.…

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Review: The 2019 Scott Ransom 900 Tuned Is A 170mm Travel All Rounder

The big news from Scott Sports for 2019? The return of the Ransom – a model that first appeared in 2005 as a genre-bending All Mountain bike with a high-tech...

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All You Need To Know About The 2019 Scott Ransom

When Scott unveiled the brand new 150mm travel Genius platform last year, there was a suspicious absence of the long travel version. That seemed a little odd, because the Genius...

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Review: The Topeak Smart Gauge D2 has been around for yonks, but is it still the best?

Just how important is it to set your tyres to the right pressure? According to Wil, it is VERY important, and it can make a huge difference to how your…