The latest stories from the world of mountain biking.

NBD: Mondraker Raze Alloy, Bold Unplugged, Starling Murmur Stainless…

... Frog Bikes Hybrid 61, Van Nicholas Ventus Jr Titanium balance bike, REEB Cycles Lustful DreamBuild and Dometic Go Camping equipment.

Jack Reading’s Gravity School: Episode 2

Feeling like it’s just too long to wait until the next episode of Happy Valley? Don’t worry, the next episode of Gravity School is here. There’s a lot less crime,...

The Cobble Wobble Returns!

Frome Cobble is a ‘World Famous’ bicycle hillclimb sprint up 179 yards of a steep, cobbled hill in the heart of Frome, Somerset. With the narrowness of the streets, the...

Hand Made Bike Show Bespoked Heads To Germany

After over a decade of successful UK shows Bespoked heads for the first time to Dresden, Germany, for its inaugural central European show on 13th to 15th October, 2023. Bespoked...

Dirty Jerseys

Dirty Jerseys photobook – the Art and Speed of Mountain Bike Clothing

From Geoff Waugh, Dirty Jerseys is a series of stories recalling epic feats of riding from racers across the MTB spectrum.

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Strava finally confirms its price increase

Recently Strava raised its subscription fees in a rather odd and confusing way (see the forum thread at the end of this story for details).

NBD: Airdrop Slacker, Ducati E-MTBs, Leatt Onesie…

... 5DEV titani-yummy chainrings, packs and panniers from Deuter, bottle cleaners from Elite, folding locks from Hiplok and Matt Jones' Gussets.

Team Signings 2023 Roundup

It seems like there’s a team signing announcement every time we open our inbox right now, so here’s who’s gone where in the hokey cokey so far. Cami Nogueira to...

Quick look at the new Liv Intrigue LT

The Liv Intrigue LT series is the brand's first mullet. With 160mm up front and 150mm in the rear, it's the most travel Liv currently too.

Why Not Litter? Free Online Talk With Trash Free Trails

Trash Free Trails is on a mission to get us enjoying the outdoors while also reducing our impact, particularly through the reduction in use of single use plastics. It’s not...

Mountain Bike World Series Dates

2023 UCI Mountain Bike World Series Dates & Venues

All this year's UCI Mountain Bike World Series dates and venues in one handy place. Elite level Downhill, XC, Enduro and Marathon events.

Get used to seeing OnlyFans sponsor more aspects of our sport

Downhill and enduro racer Lewis Buchanan raised a few eyebrows with his announcement that he was adding OnlyFans – better known for its porn channels – to his sponsor list....

More ‘Meh’ Than ‘Wahoo’? Liquidity warning from S&P

Cycling Industry News reports that Wahoo is facing cashflow troubles and has had its credit rating cut from CCC to -CCC by S&P Global Ratings. For those of you who...

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XXL Singletrack Sale and “Unconscious Bias”

There has been a lot of talk about “unconscious bias” recently, largely relating to ultra-privileged people saying things they should not say. At Singletrack we are also guilty of this…...

Giant and Liv Go Direct To Consumer In UK

Following in the footsteps of Specialized, Giant and sister brand Liv have just announced that they will be offering customers a free home delivery option, as well as a click...

NBD: Vitus goes Strait, new Capras, Merida EX entries…

... Saracen Ariel Es and Lewis Buchanan x OnlyFans. Yes, you read that correctly. Buchanan's announcement arguably requires a story all of its own.

Dartmoor Wild Camping To Continue Under New Agreement

Following the court ruling last week that no rights to wild camp existed under historic laws permitting access for ‘recreation’, it was thought that wild camping on Dartmoor could be...

Lewis Buchanan’s Only Fans Sponsorship Deal – what do you think?

As Lew Buchanan adds Only Fans to his sponsor list, the jokes are easy to make. Probably known best for its home grown porn scene, Only Fans seems keen to...

New Live DH Crankworx Coverage on Red Bull!

You’ll still be able to watch at least some free and live Downhill race coverage this year, as Red Bull will be showing the Cranworx Rotorua DH races live. Whoop!...

Mountain Bike World Series Dates

Goodbye MTB World Cup, Hello MTB World Series

The rebranding and restructure of the mountain bike race scene continues, as ESO has announced further details of the season ahead. Things have gone a little baseball-esque, with the whole...

Stanton Bikes Set To Return, With Dan at the Helm?

In a Facebook post to the Stanton Owners’ Group, Dan Stanton seems to indicate that he’s set to reclaim control of the company, and Stanton Bikes will be operating once...

Halfords Bike Sales Reflect Cost Of Living Squeeze

Halfords has issued a trading update which appears to show that the cost of living is taking its toll on its cycling business. Overall, cycling sales are down 21.2%, with...

Buy Art, Do Good: Singletrack Cover Print with Rider Resilience

We are super jazzed with the cover of issue 147 for a handful of reasons. Since we’ve been waiting since last April for the right alignment of season and magazine...

The Next Issue Of Singletrack World Is Coming, Don’t Miss Out!

It’s a complicated and mostly boring story behind it, but the process of producing a printed magazine, sending it to the printer, and then sending it out to you, means...

Right To Wild Camp On Dartmoor Is Lost

The BBC is reporting that the landowners of the Dartmoor estate have won their case to prevent wild camping on their land. Campaigners and the Dartmoor National Park Authority had...

NBD: Damped Headsets, Timberjacks, Vegan Shoes…

... 7Mesh Stash System, Unparalleled shoes, the Stone King Touring Club and a nice wrap-up vid from Nukeproof.

Tracking The Health Of The Bike Industry In 2023

There are a lot of signs that the bike industry is going to struggle in 2023, so we thought we’d start a story to track some of the stories we...

Jack Reading’s Gravity School Scholarship Program

This is going to be like The Apprentice, but with more bikes, more mud, fewer people you want to shout at, and probably fewer future American presidents. So, nothing like...

Rider Resilience with Steve Bate – The Ride It Out Show

There’s another instalment of the Ride It Out Show from Nils Amelinckx. This time he’s talking to Steve Bate MBE – Paralympic cyclist, climber, mountain biker, and another all round...

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Sam Pilgrim signs with Canyon

Marmite mountain bike character Sam Pilgrim has been announced as moving to Canyon. His first video is expected in the spring.