A pre-review, initial look at the spec of new products. Open to all readers.

2021 RockShox Lyrik

2021 RockShox Lyrik rides higher and performs better thanks to 2 simple upgrades.

With a new Debonair air spring, the 2021 RockShox Lyrik is easier to live with and better on the trail, but best of all the upgrade is backwards compatible. We...

2021 fox 38 first ride

First Look: Fox 38 everything you need to know and first look video

The Fox 38, a fork we have all long suspected, and one that is now finally official! Here is our first look at the beefiest single crown Fox fork on...

Leatt MTB Shoes | Release of their first ever shoe range

The brand that developed the very first protective neck brace for riders and has continued to put safety first, Leatt has launched their first line of 2020 MTB shoes. Leatt...

Fox Speedframe Pro Helmet | 360° of comfort & safety

Aimed at the aggressive trail rider, the Fox Speedframe Pro offers a high level of protection paired with good ventilation and comfort, achieved through 19 vents and internal channels, a...

Nukeproof Horizon Sam Hill Enduro Pedals

These aren’t just a Nukeproof Horizon pedal with Sam Hill’s signature – find out below how the EWS winner helped develop the Pro Enduro pedal. The story behind the pedal...

2020 Propain Tyee | First Ride Review

The Tyee has been in the Propain lineup for around 6 years and has been Propain’s go to enduro bike. Based around 27.5 wheels, the Tyee was designed as a...

Knolly Warden LT | First Ride On Board Video Review

Whistler is perhaps not the most neutral location for a bike test – especially a first ride review – but I try and pride myself of not being taken in...

marin rift zone carbon 2

2020 Marin Rift Zone Carbon 2 first look

If you wanted a carbon fibre Marin full-suspension bike ahead of today then you would be looking at one of the innovative looking Naild bikes with its sliding cylinder and...

patrol 691 first look

Patrol 691 first look at the big wheeled, Bali rider.

Indonesia’s latest enduro rig rocks up to rail UK trails, and just in time for the wet season too, here’s our first look at the Patrol 691. Patrol is an...

2020 Nukeproof Reactor

2020 Nukeproof Reactor switches from trail to rail in 30 seconds

Nukeproof enter the trail bike race after exiting the market for a few years with the new 2020 Nukeproof Reactor. The Nukeproof Reactor is an old name attached to an...

2020 Orange Stage 6 – Exclusive First Ride Review

In 2017 Orange launched the Stage 6, a long travel, big mountain, do everything, enduro bike. The Stage 6 was Orange’s answer to the increasingly growing aggro 29 full suspension bike...

sector 9i carbon wheels first look

Sector 9i Carbon Wheels With TeXtreme First Look

Sector has launched the new Sector 9i carbon wheelset today with low-weight, competitive pricing, and added Textreme. Sector is a new wheel maker, but the people behind the name have...

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2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy 4 First Look

First look at the 2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy 4 with updated VPP suspension platform, slacker geo, adjustable dropouts, and delicious colours. Santa Cruz’s Tallboy has received a major facelift for...

Trek Fuel EX 9.8 | First Ride Review

Chipps nips over to take in some Italian singletrack and bring you this Trek Fuel EX 9.8 First Ride Review For the first ride launch of the Trek Fuel EX,...

Cube 2020

First Look | Cube Stereo 170 – big travel, small price tag

For 2020 Cube has introduced a new big bike, the Stereo 170. With 29 inch wheels and 170mm of rear travel, it’s a bike for fast and steep descents, with...

Specialized S-Works Enduro 2020 | First Ride

Specialized Enduro unveiled for 2020 Following 20 years of evolution, the latest iteration of the Specialized Enduro arrives as the biggest and baddest one yet. As EWS stages have become...

First Look: 2020 Calibre Bossnut looks like a million dollars costs £1100

First look at the 2020 Calibre Bossnut. All-new geometry, all new Eagle drivetrain, all-new colours same great value for money. Since 2015 the Calibre Bossnut has been the goto bike...

Giant Reign Advanced Pro 29 0 | First Ride Review

James Vincent has been to Canada to ride the new Giant Reign Advanced Pro 29. Read on to see what he thought… As new bike launches go, this one has...

Custom 2020 Kona Process 134

First Look | Custom 2020 Kona Process 134

On the day of the 2020 Kona Process 134 launch, we take an exclusive look at a very special custom build. Absent from the range for a couple of years,...

US Custom Builder Sklar Introduces Sweet Spot – for those with deep pockets.

US custom frame builder Adam Sklar introduces an off-the-peg steel do-it-all hardtail. Perhaps better known for custom made titanium and steel mountain bikes and all-road bikes, US builder Sklar Bikes...

First Look | The New Identiti Mettle

Back in 2017, after three years of development by Pat Campbell Jenner and Michael Bonney, Identiti launched its first ever enduro bike – the Mettle. Previously more well known for...

Bike Check | Andy’s Stooge MK4

We pause on a ride to fondle the new Stooge MK4, a rigid framed steel bike. In case you’re not already aware, Singletrack Towers is based in what is probably...

Bike Lust | 2 New Moots YBB Softails

You’d have to be a pretty hard hearted soul not to look at a Moots and go ‘oooh’. All that titanium cleanness, all that muted bling, all that rainbow detailing…...

Zoic

Zoic – A brand for all the family

At Impact Sun Valley, Idaho, Hannah checked out a US brand that’s been around for 25 years but hasn’t really crossed the pond. American riders may well be familiar with...

hunt xc race wide 29er wheelset rim alloy

Hunt Bike Wheels releases lightest ever mountain bike wheelset

Hunt Bike Wheels introduces new sub-1600g Race XC Wide wheelset It’s been barely a year since Hunt Bike Wheels first entered the mountain bike game, but the British-based company hasn’t...

First Look | Wild Rye Clothing – for women in the mountains

From Impact Sun Valley in Idaho, Hannah brings us a look at Wild Rye, a brand making mountain bike and ski clothing for women. When Cassie Abel started Wild Rye,...

bike box roller cardboard luggage

The Bike Box Roller converts your cardboard box into a travel case on wheels

Prefer to travel with a cardboard bike box instead of a bike bag? The Bike Box Roller could be what you’re looking for It’s the age-old question. Travel with my...

2019 pace RC529

First Look | This 2019 Pace RC529 hardcore steel hardtail is 65mm longer than last year!

For 2019, Pace has really pushed the geometry to the next level on its hardcore, steel hardtails. Take a first look at the 2019 Pace RC529 to see what we...

2019 jamis dakar a2

First look | Jamis Dakar A2 £1100 full-suspension looks like a budget Santa Cruz 5010

U.S brand Jamis wants a piece of the Calibre Bossnut market share so has launched the Jamis Dakar A2, an £1100 full-suspension bike that looks like a 5010. UPDATE: since...

Top 10 latest 2019 Bike Videos Straight From The Singletrack YouTube Channel

Top 10 latest 2019 Bike Videos Straight From The Singletrack YouTube Channel

Here are 10 of the latest bike videos from the Singletrack YouTube Channel. Bikes from Commencal, Specialized, Calibre, Trek, GT and more featured and reviewed. You all know that we...