Singletrack Magazine Issue 129 | Guiding light

Tom Hill looks at why hiring a local guide, despite GPS and the internet – even in our over-explored island – is still money well spent. Words Tom Hill Photography……

Singletrack Issue 127 | Keeping track of time at the Trans-Provence

Tom Hill reflects on the phenomenon that was the Trans-Provence, and his part as a small cog in its machine. Words & Photography Tom Hill (unless credited) I stand at……

Review | The Stan’s No Tubes Sentry MK3 is a total sleeper wheelset for 2.5-2.6in tyres

Tom tests and reviews the Stan’s No Tubes Sentry MK3 wheelset If you’ve mountain biked for any length of time and even half thought about buying a new wheelset or...

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Longterm Review | 9 Months On SRAM’s Budget NX Eagle 1×12 Groupset

Thanks to SRAM’s Eagle groupset, 1×12 has been around a few years now. What was originally the preserve of those with bulging wallets is now available for a significantly more...

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ST Recommended | The Funn UpDown dropper post only lets you down when you want it to!

A few years ago, it seemed as if dropper posts were expensive disposable items. With a bit of luck you’d get 12 months use out of them, before something would...

Review: Can DT Swiss unseat Fox & RockShox? The new F 535 ONE fork may do just that

As good as it gets? Not far off – DT Swiss is back and has Fox and Rock Shox in its sights.

Review: The Acros Enduro is a carbon wheelset to survive the apocalypse

Tough, good value, are there any downsides to the Acros Enduro Race Carbon wheelset?

Review: Suspension tinkerers rejoice! The Formula Selva fork has all the bells & whistles

The Selva fork is the newest enduro fork from Italian motorcycle and mountain bike suspension/brake manufacturer, Formula. We got one a huge 160mm travel 29er version to test, and gave...

Is This The Best All Rounder 29er Tyre? Reviewed: Maxxis High Roller II

Somewhere in the middle when it comes to grip, width and weight - but are they top performers?

All Mountain Carbon Wheelset Review: DT Swiss XMC1200 Spline 30

Does this droolworthy wheelset, which ticks all the boxes of a modern trail set-up, live up to expectations?

Carbon Exotica – This 175mm Travel KS LEV Ci Is The Most Expensive Dropper Post We Have Ever Reviewed

Using a carbon fibre outer tube, the KS LEV Ci promises to be one of the lightest dropper posts on the market.

New Fabric Product – lower prices, cool innovations

Fabric rolls out new saddles, new water bottles, and a brand new tyre pressure gauge the tech nerds are going to love

Review: Specialized Enduro Elite Carbon 29

Is the Specialized Enduro 29er the king of all things endoooro? Tom Hill has been thrashing the latest bike to find out

Review: Rad8 502 MTB Glasses

What did Tom think of the 502 MTB glasses from Rad8? Check out his review of both the photochromic and red mirror lens options from Rad8

Review: Bontrager Drop Line Dropper Seatpost

How has Bontrager gone with its first attempt at a dropper post? Tom Hill spent eight months aboard the Drop Line to test its real-world durability

CSG Connection 2016 Part 4 – Sombrio

Building on their small range last year, Sombrio have added to it with a few new pieces, and some nice riding/casual wear cross over kit

CSG Connection 2016 Part 3 – Charge and Fabric

Our third round up from the CSG Connection. This time, bikes and bits for bikes from Charge and Fabric

GT Sensor Carbon Expert

CSG Connection 2016 Part 2 – GT Bicycles

Our second round up of all the good stuff at this year\'s CSG Connection

CSG Connection 2016 Part 1 – Cannondale

Our first report from the CSG Connection – showcasing 2017 bikes from Cannondale

Mike Hall Tour Divide

Tour Divide Record falls to Mike Hall

Tour Divide record looks set to fall. Follow the finish live!

Exclusive: New shoes for 2017 from Five Ten

Revised models and brand spanking new kicks from the sticky rubber for your feet merchants.

Review: Kinesis Phase

Kinesis\' new Hardcore Hardtail in a very modern style

Review: eXotic Carbon bar and carbon Ti seatpost

Tom tries and tests some bargain bling

A Message From Tom Hill

Some thoughts from our Deputy Editor Jenn’s husband. Jenn died of Cancer on the 16th October 2015 There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY. JOIN US TO…

SRAM Guide Ultimate

A look at SRAM\'s top-end brake set, the Guide Ultimate

Lapierre 2016: The new Zesty XM and AM.

Part two of Tom\'s report from Morzine: it\'s new improved Zesty time!

Lapierre 2016: Overvolt e-bikes

Part one of Tom\'s report from the Lapierre launch in Morzine – hold onto your seats, it\'s e-bike time!

Tom: “We are family.”

Blood is thicker than chain lube There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY. JOIN US TO UNLOCK IT AND MORE. Full Member Benefits Singletrack magazine has been…

Tom: “Mountain Time”

You can wax lyrical all you like about your doorstep riding, but sometimes only the mountains will do. Tom sets his sights north… There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S…

Tom: “Tick Tock”

From wage slave to trail fiend in the space of 90 minutes There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY. JOIN US TO UNLOCK IT AND MORE. Full…