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Issue 153 Classic Ride: Surrey Thrills

Despite Hurtwood being one of the UK’s busiest riding spots, its trail network relies heavily on the continued goodwill of landowners and volunteers. Adele takes a ride to find out……

Issue 152 Classic Ride: Riding the Dyfi

The Climachx trail in the Dyfi Valley offers a day out for those looking for an alternative to the Athertons’ neighbouring descents. There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A…

Singletrack Issue 151 Classic Ride: Pendle Pootle

The STW team ride in the shadow of Lancashire’s Pendle Hill, site of many a 17th century witch trial. However, they didn’t find any witches; just mellow trails and tasty...

Singletrack World Classic Ride 150: Ben Mac Do It

Each year my friends and I take a trip to Scotland for a week during May bank holiday to enjoy the freedom of wild camping, the right to roam and……

Classic Ride 149 – Britain’s Newest Bridleway

James Vincent takes on the classic Borrowdale Bash, complete with new official off-road start. Words & Photography James Vincent If ever there was a route that showcased all there is……

Issue 148 Classic Ride: Children Of The Dammed

Barney takes in some venerable Peak District trails that are anything but old and past it. Words & Photography Barney Marsh In many ways this ride might be seen as……

Classic Ride 147 – Island Adventure On Jura

On the Lost Continent of Mu A classic album provides the inspiration for an island adventure on Jura. Words & Photography Markus Stitz It was a small boat shed on……

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……

Classic Ride 145 – Manx Power

Amanda goes to the Isle of Man for the enduro and stays for the ice cream. Words & Photography Amanda Illustration: Beate Kubitz I find myself in a confused state……

Classic Ride 144 – Ludlow and the Clee Hills

Shropshire isn’t all about the Long Mynd. Steve links up some hidden gems. Words & Photography Steve ChapmanIllustration Beate Kubitz If you’ve heard anything about the riding in Shropshire it’s……

Classic Ride 143 – Scar House Loop, Nidderdale

A truly Classic day out with big views, plenty of miles, and legendary Scotch eggs. Words & Photography Barney Marsh The Yorkshire Dales have been, of course, extensively covered in……

Classic Ride 142 – The Glorious Peaks

Words & Photography Chipps Chipps takes on a tour around one of Yorkshire’s iconic Three Peaks with a couple of similarly iconic characters.  The other Peaks Planning a decent bike……

Classic Ride 141 – Wye Valley Wanderings

Jon Woodhouse takes us on a tour of this gem on the Welsh-English border.  Words & Photography JON WOODHOUSE ​​Sitting at the easternmost edge of the Forest of Dean, it’s...

Classic Ride 140 – Land’s End to Lizard

Sam takes us on a long ride on some new-old trails that will make for a great weekender, or a really big day out. Words Sam Jones Photography Jordan Gibbons and Stef……

Classic Ride 139 – Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain An evening leg stretcher on Salisbury Plain gives Dean and friends a classic southern ride of rolling hills and lengthening shadows. Words Dean Hersey Photography Trail Creatives I……

Classic Ride 138 – Cakes and Ladders

Barney takes a trip around the shivering mountain to see if some favourite old trails still pass muster on new bikes. Words & Photography Barney Marsh There is absolutely no……

Classic Ride 137 – The Surrey Hills

Sam Jones sees if he can find a new way to link up the ancient and modern trails around the famous Surrey Hills. Words Sam Jones Photography Rob Spanring Some……

Classic Ride 136 – Rivington Pike

Mark takes a trip back to the trails of his youth and remembers why he still loves riding the trails of Rivington Pike. Words Mark Photography Amanda This being the……

Classic Ride 135 – North of Reeth – The Quest for the Holy Dale

Barney explains why the trails north of Reeth are truly classic – especially if your eyesight is up to the task. Words & Photography Barney Marsh The original idea for...

Classic Ride 134 – Kirk Yetholm

Kirk Yetholm isn’t a German sitcom character, but a hidden classic Scottish riding location a stone’s throw north of the English border.  Words & Photography PETE SCULLION Think bikes and……

Classic Ride 133 – Nan Bield

Nan Bield Pass Lake District local James Vincent shows us just why this is epic day out is considered a true classic ride. Words & Photography James Vincent “Switchback” Noun:……

Classic Ride 132 – Menteith Hills

Pete Scullion takes us on a tour of the endless, accessible fire roads and exciting singletrack on the very edge of the Scottish mountains.  Words & Photography Pete Scullion The...

Classic Ride 131 – Todmorden and beyond

Singlerack’s Classic Rides are produced in association with Komoot With travel a little limited right now, we decided to give you a look at some of the lesser-known riding on……

Classic Ride 130 – Bennachie Bash

A classic ride in the wide open spaces in the middle of Aberdeenshire. Words Gavin Baxter Photography Alex Doig The deep, dark winter can be a pretty bad time of……

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Classic Ride 129 – Cornish Classic

Barney journeys back to his Cornish roots to bring you this West Country classic ride. Words & Photography Barney Marsh Long has my family boasted of ties to Cornwall, despite……

Singletrack Magazine Classic Ride 128 | All Weather Grizedale

Chipps offers a Lake District loop that has great views and challenging trails, but which keeps to a lower level and is rideable all year round.  Words & Photography Chipps……

Singletrack Issue 127 Classic Ride | The South Downs

They say variety is the spice of life – how hot do you like your spice?  Words & Photography Tom Hutton All I could think about was a pint of……

Singletrack Issue 126 Classic Ride | Don’t Mynd If I Do

It’s the Long Mynd Jim, but not as we know it. Tom Hutton proves there are still real classics out there just waiting to be discovered. Mountain bikers are creatures……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 125 | Making Hay On Wye

Barney takes a trip to Hay, while the sun shines… Words & Photography Barney Marsh This isn’t how it usually works. If you’re a freelancer like wot I is (Barney……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 124 : I Love Wight

Dean Hersey goes island hopping with this early season leg stretcher over some of the Isle of Wight’s green, rolling hills. There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A MEMBER-ONLY…