The latest stories from the world of mountain biking.

New Affordable Shimano ESSA, Short Reach Levers, and Cross Compatibility

Hang on a minute, cross compatibility… affordable groupset… short reach levers so everyone can ride bikes… it’s not a late April Fool, it’s a happy reality from Shimano. It’s apparently...

Bespoked Manchester Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now!

Bespoked is the place to be if you’re into hand made bikes, accessories for bikes, and interesting components. This year, it’s coming to Manchester, in a very cool Victorian ex-swimming...

‘Deja Vu’ edit ft. Fergus Ryan aboard Gen 2 Privateer 161

Fergus Ryan: \"With the UK experiencing a wetter-than-usual winter, I decided to swap the slop for dust and headed out to Portugal with videographer Will Brock.\"

Earth Day Spring Clean With Trash Free Trails

Trash Free Trails is hoping you’ll join in the Earth Day Spring Clean on April 22nd. Or, of course, do your bit every day (we know plenty of you do)....

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Monday Avoidance Movie Sesh

It may be spring, but it’s still Monday. Avoid your inbox just a little longer with a selection of the latest mountain bike video releases. First up, how you’ll never...

No Men Riding At Crankworx Slopestyle Rotorua. What’s Going On?

It’s all blowing up somewhat in the southern hemisphere right now as the male category pro riders have announced they will not be riding on Sunday in the slopestyle event...

Frasers Group To Relaunch Wiggle and Chain Reaction Websites

OK, hot off the press… Wiggle and CRC are to make a return. We honestly don’t know what this corporate speak below actually means, so we’ve reached out to Frasers...

The Government, The New Road, and FlyUp 417 Bike Park: What’s Happening?

Many of you have seen FlyUp 417 bike park’s recent video about the potential for them to have to close as a result of works being done by National Highways....

Hamish Hamilton, Buffalo Founder and Pertex Inventor, Dies

We’ve just heard that Hamish Hamilton, the man who invented Pertex, and founded Buffalo (of jacket fame), has died. As yet, we’ve not seen an official obituary – just an...

Members Deals Of The Week

As a full member here at Singletrack you get much more than just exclusive website content, ad free browsing and a regular high quality, gorgeous print magazine delivered to you...

Yeti ASR is its lightest full suspension bike ever

The latest Yeti ASR is a modern cross-country race bike with 115mm of flexstay delivered at the rear and a 120mm fork up front.

Don’t Miss Out On April’s Edition Of Singletrack World

We’re heading into longer days, winter is on the way out, something is in the air. Is it spring? The drifting scent of daffodils on the breeze? Or you, taking...

NBD: Specialized Levo SL Alloy, Transition Spur UDH, Liv Pique Advanced 29 XC

A modest amount of New Mountain Bikes but they\'re all rather potent in their own special ways.

Thibaut Daprela Turns Privateer For 2024

Having made something of a surprise move from Commencal Muc Off to Canyon at the end of last year, Thibaut Daprela has now announced he’s leaving Canyon for life as...

Video: Inside the Hope Tech Factory

New film takes a tour behind the scenes of bicycle component manufacturer Hope Technology  - always a fascinating peek behind the scenes.

First rides on new Specialized Epic and Epic EVO

Kicking off a whole slew of XC race rig rejiggings is the new Specialized Epic. There\'s also an EVO Epic for, you know, downcountrying.

Matthew Fairbrother: Totally More Enduro Than You

Everyone’s favourite enduro bikepacker is at it again. This time, he’s riding (and paddling) the entire NZ MTB Rally – instead of doing any of the uplifts and boat transfers....

International Women’s Day is Every Day at SingletrackWorld

It’s International Women’s Day again, and it’s my [Hannah] least favourite day of the year. If you do nothing, everyone wonders where your IWD content is, and thinks you don’t...

Kade Edwards + Sound Of Speed = Your Attention

Is Kade Edwards the most pleasing mountain biker to watch of all? Very probably. The World Cup series loss is YouTube\'s - and your - gain.

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Sam Pilgrim Off Monster: Who Should Sponsor Him Next?

Canyon rider Sam Pilgrim has announced his 13 year contract with Monster Energy has come to an end. Apparently there are no hard feelings and he’s got plans for promoting...

NBD: Sonder Evol, Norco Optic & Sight, YT Decoy Core, World Cup tickets…

This is where we quick \'n\' dirtily round up all the more interesting press releases from our inbox and hurl them through your screen.

Protect Our Winters: Update on British Cycling and Shell

When British Cycling announced its partnership with Shell, the folks at Protect Our Winters wrote an open letter to British Cycling setting out their concerns and asking for British Cycling...

Help Shape the Future of the 7Stanes Trails

Forestry and Land Scotland has announced upcoming consultations on the future of the 7Stanes. To begin with, the dates announced only cover Newcastleton, but the other popular trails at Dalbeattie,...

6 Takeaways From Red Bull Hardline Tasmania

The season’s Downhill racing has started. It’s official. What did you make of the new Tasmanian Red Bull Hardline event? Here are some takeaways from our point of view. 1....

Win A Forbidden Druid Dream Build, Make Nils’ Dreams Come True

Many of you mourned the passing of Nils Amelinckx. Here’s a chance to win a bike and do something nice for his family, from as little as £4.99. Nils Amelinckx,...

Danny MacAskill & Steve Peat Ride the Trotternish Ridge

A new video from Danny Mac and Peaty… probably quite good then? We note it’s subtitled. Probably needs a whole glossary to be honest. Spracheling, faffing… no, these are real...

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Wiggle Chain Reaction Deal Falls Through: Mike Ashley Buys Name and IP

Last time we reported on the Wiggle CRC administration it looked like the company could be bought as a going concern, with a number of buyers apparently interested. Now, sources...

How To Watch Red Bull Hardline Tasmania

The riders are picking their way down the features of the new Red Bull Hardline course in Tasmania, ticking them off and stringing them together. Race day is Saturday 24th...

Campaigners Hope To Save Wyllie Bike Trails, Wales

In a good illustration of how ‘we’ve always ridden there’ doesn’t mean ‘we’ve got the right to ride there’, campaigners are hoping to save Wyllie Bike Park – and the...

How To Read The New Look Singletrack Magazine

Many of you have already experienced the ker-thwack of the latest edition of Singletrack Magazine dropping through your letterbox. Thunk, rip, flick, sniff. Forget ASMR YouTube videos, we can deliver...