The latest stories from the world of mountain biking.

The new Specialized Status 2 starts from £3000

The new Specialized Status 2 is available in 170mm or 170mm DH option. M5 alloy frame, alloy wheels, stout suspension, powerful brakes.

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Niner Bikes go consumer direct in Europe and UK

We don’t often see Niner Bikes on the trails in the UK but that may be about to change as they move to selling direct to the public. Niner Bikes...

‘Wales. Made For Bikes’ – but maybe not all mountain bikes?

Welsh Cycling has revealed its rebrand to ‘Beicio Cymru‘ and a new ‘Wales. Made for bikes’ strategy. The strategy document reads like a bit of a mix of tourism/participation promotion...

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Whether you’re planning lazy days by the pool, sheltering under damp canvas in a field, or endless party laps in the mountains, we hope you’ll find at least some down...

Bike Check: Dawley Bikes T16

Thom Dawley brought this understated short travel full suspension bike to Bespoked, Manchester. We stopped for a chat to find out what goes into making something as apparently simple and...

NBD: Flow eBMX, Trek Top Fuel, YT Decoy SN, Kona Process 153 & 134…

… Lapierre Spicy CF, Thok GRAM dk e-MTB frameset, Canyon TEMPR CFR shoes. It’s this week’s New Bike Day round-up! Trek Bikes press release: New Trek Top Fuel Gen 4...

Madison Saracen Factory Race Team to cease racing at the end of 2024

In surprise news that would have been pretty unthinkable a few years back, but is now almost no surprise at all, Madison Saracen Factory Race Team has announced it will...

Les Gets World Cup DH results, report and highlights vids

The fifth World Cup DH of the year took place in France. Here are the results, race report and highlights vids from a Les Gets miudbath. RACE HIGHLIGHTS | Elite...

NBD: Merida Big Trail, Hutchinson Eco Tyre, DJI ebike motor…

… Amflow PL, SRAM T-Type expansion, SRAM DB8 brakes, Giant Revolt, TRP x Bosch E-Shift system, Manitou R8 fork and Mara shock, Orbea Rise Alloy, Schwalbe Clik Valve and Fizik...

New Sonder Cortex trail bike launches today

The new Sonder Cortex trail is a short/mid travel trail - with 130mm at the back and 140mm fork up front - with bikes starting from £2,049.

NBD: Fox Purevue, Starling Mini Murmur, Garbaruk cranks…

... EXT Storia & Arma V4 shocks, Crankbrothers cleat tool, DT Swiss 1200 wheels, Magura Gustav Pro brakes. Here\'s the pick of the week\'s PRs

Details of the new OneUp hubs

OneUp have a reputation for doing things properly - without being overly expensive - so news of the brand making some OneUp hubs is worth a quick story.

Strong British MTB Team Heads To Paris Olympics

With two places in both the men’s and women’s XCO MTB, it’s a big year for British mountain biking at the Olympics. Tom Pidcock will be hoping to finish (and...

Crans Montana: Adding the DH into XC

Flippin’ heck. The new XCO course at Crans Montana is… not something we especially fancy trying out without a dropper post, enduro bike and a set of knee pads. Here’s...

The 20+ Best Bits from the Outdoor Trade Show

Beyond Bikes: Products That Have Us Dreaming Of Adventures. Check out the products and brands on show at the Outdoor Trade Show.

NBD: Specialized Chisel FS, Giant Faith, POC Team Imani Migration…

... Ibis Exie Ltd Ed Team 31 and new DVO Prime shock damper in updated Topaz Air and Jade X Coil shocks.

Val Di Sole World Cup DH results, report and highlights video

The fourth World Cup DH of the year took place in Italy. Here are the results, race report and highlights vids from Val Di Sole.

Nominate Your Top Women in Cycling!

The public are invited to name inspirational women who promote cycling and encourage others to cycle for Cycling UK’s 100 Women in Cycling 2024 awards. Nominations close on Sunday 30...

New RockShox Charger 3.1 damper (yes, it’s retrofittable)

RockShox has revealed its new Charger 3.1 damper platform, which will be added to a selection of 2025 forks.

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Goodbye Amanda, Hello James

After nearly seven years as Singletrack’s Art Director, Amanda leaves us next week as she starts a new role in the ultra-distance cycling scene. Goodbye Amanda! Amanda joined us fairly...

What To See (and eat, and drink, and watch) At Bespoked Manchester

Bespoked Manchester is on 28-30th June at the Victoria Baths. Buy your tickets in advance to save on the on-the-door price, and be sure to book on for the rides...

Rob Fisk. Stand down, Merlinman

Long, long, longtime friend of Singletrackworld, Rob \'Merlinman\' Fisk passed away earlier today. We\'re so glad we got to share time with him.

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Obituary: Greg Fuquay by Chipps

Another massive influence on my life has left us. I’ve just found out that Greg Fuquay passed away this weekend. Greg was a bike frame builder, based near Ipswich, when...

Leogang World Cup DH results, report and highlights video

The third World Cup DH of the year took place in Austria. Here are the results, race report and highlights vids from Leogang.

Daredevil Wears Prada: Kriss Kyle’s new cagoule

Kriss Kyle’s latest edit sees him riding the vineyards of Lavaux dressed in Prada. There’s almost nothing left to say really, after Benji’s headline genius. The video has some nice...

New UK MTB Trail Alliance Gives Trail Stewards A Voice

I’ve been following the work of this group – and even attending its online meetings – since it first started getting set up, so I’m very pleased to see it...

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Midweek Movies: Huck that hump day!

It is hump day, in a week after a short week, so the hump feels bigger than usual. To try and help you over the hump, here is a selection...

Women To Compete At Red Bull Rampage

It has finally been confirmed: this year will see women compete at Red Bull Rampage. Details are thin on the ground right now, but it’s been confirmed there will be...