It may come as a surprise but there are places outside the UK that are worth taking a bike to. We’ve visted quite a few – It’s a tough job but we feel you deserve it. You can thank us later.

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Issue 144 : WTB Cultivating Success

Hannah heads to the birthplace of mountain biking to meet a company that is part of mountain biking’s origin story. Words Hannah Photography Hannah & Fahzure Freeride. California’s coastal redwoods…

Issue 143: A New Year’s Assault on Ventoux

When your traditional New Year’s ski-tour to a mountain hut won’t work because of the weather, then doing it on mountain bikes is arguably a better choice.  Words & Photography…

Issue 143 International Adventure: Where The Wind Blows

An eager Hannah heads to one of her dream destinations, only to discover it’s not like she imagined at all. Words Hannah Photography Hannah and Snorri Thor Tryggvason Iceland Air’s…

Issue 142 UK Adventure: The Shugborough Inscription

Pete mixes fact, fantasy and pure speculation on a tour of Cannock Chase. If any legend has allowed humans to waste more of their time in fruitless pursuit of the…

Issue 142 International Adventure: Costa Del Climb

Amanda goes on a beach holiday, turns her back to the sea and rides inland to find trails and adventure. Given the opportunity of a cheap flight, a lift from…

Issue 142 International Adventure: Nice to see you, to see you… NICE!

Sanny loses himself in the sun and dusty trails of Southern France. Words & Photos: Sanny Sometimes you just have to accept that things don’t always go quite how you…

International Adventure: Rocks And Hard Places

Tim Wild packs a bike and his sense of adventure and takes part in the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival in Arizona. Words Tim Wild Photography as credited Credit: Natalie StarrI’ve…

International Adventure: Kiwi Beervet

A point-to-point, 450km off-road adventure, joining together the finest remote New Zealand country pubs with great riding, great mates and a lot of beer.  Words & Photos: Tony Hutcheson Kiwi...

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Singletrack Magazine Issue 133 : Bellingham, Washington

The best mountain bike town you’ve never heard of. Words Tim Newcomb Photography various Bellingham, Washington, loves to party in the woods. Everyone’s invited to join. Many do.  The growing…

What’s Zermatter With You? Singletrack magazine issue 129

Emma and Carly head off to a different part of the mountains in their home-made camper. This time, it’s Zermatt and the Matterhorn that are getting all the attention. Only...

Singletrack Magazine Issue 129 | You should never go back…

Sanny reflects upon whether trail nirvana lightning can strike twice. Words & Photography Sanny They say that you should never go back. If you have experienced what you consider to…

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Singletrack Magazine Issue 129 : International Adventure : What’s Zermatt’er With You?

Emma and Carly head off to a different part of the mountains in their home-made camper. This time, it’s Zermatt and the Matterhorn that are getting all the attention. Only…

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Singletrack Magazine Issue 129 | The Frigid Secrets Of Ukraine

This story was originally published in Issue 129 of Singletrack World Magazine. We’ve pulled it out from behind our paywall – if you enjoy it, we’d like to invite you...

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Singletrack Magazine Issue 128 | Revelstoked

On a day off in Revelstoke, Canada, James Vincent has no option but to climb a mountain, just to come back down again. Words & Photography James Vincent British Columbia.…

Singletrack Issue 127 | Verbier By Train

Mark and Vic look at a different way of getting to play in the mountains with bikes. To the Alps by train. Words & Photography Mark As I start writing...

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Singletrack Issue 127 | Van Girls

Emma and Carly show how much fun you can have by being badly prepared and under-equipped in France’s best-known mountain bike event.  Words Emma Whitaker Photography Emma Whitaker & Carly…

Singletrack Issue 127 | Letting go and finding flow

Amanda takes a few days to ride and decompress in Denmark. Along the way she finds food, friends, trails and adventures, but most of all, she finds balance.  Words Amanda…

Singletrack Issue 127 | Keeping track of time at the Trans-Provence

Tom Hill reflects on the phenomenon that was the Trans-Provence, and his part as a small cog in its machine. Words & Photography Tom Hill (unless credited) I stand at…

Singletrack Issue 126 | Panning For Trail Gold In Arizona

Huw Oliver goes searching for singletrack gold in the arid mountains of Arizona. Words & Photography Huw Oliver My fingers yanked on the levers automatically, bypassing the usual thought processes…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 125 | Chairlifted Orienteering

Chipps takes on a mountain orienteering event in the Italian Dolomites, organised by Germans, where the idea is to hunt for dumplings that don’t actually exist, but which everybody gets...

Singletrack Issue 124 : Getting’ High In Colorado

Rich Rothwell is a successful and experienced British endurance racer, but the 500-mile Colorado Trail Race nearly broke him. Fortunately, it merely changed him for life.  Words & Photography Rich…

Singletrack Issue 124 : The Real World Of Vanlife

Anna Cipullo lifts the lid on the realities of spending a dream holiday in a camper van across Canada with an adventure buddy… and a whole load of damp clothing. …

Singletrack Magazine Issue 122: Vancouver’s Treasure Islands

Two jet-setting friends discover they’ve overlooked gold on their doorstep. Words Ryan Stuart Photography Ryan Creary A morning beer is always harsh and rarely a good idea. It burns the…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 123 : Kyrgyztan

Before the Silk Road Mountain Race, Rickie Cotter journeyed alone in Kyrgyzstan to find some peace – and some fear – for herself. She ended up finding far more.  Words…

Singletrack Magazine issue 123 : You Can’t Script Adventure

Scribbles on a map and someone else’s GPX files can never substitute local knowledge. Unfortunately James McKnight didn’t have any of that and, as he discovered, he was soon in…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 123 : Budget Bolognese

Sanny, Dave and Matt tackle the Veneto Trail to see if it is possible to have an overseas adventure without sending the credit card into meltdown. Words & Photography sanny…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 122: Risking It For Polish Champagne

Sprinkled with snow, the crumbling landmarks of Poland’s past provide the backdrop for an unlikely first bikepacking trip. Words Dorota Juranek Photography Adam Klimek It’s 7am on Saturday. The town…

Singletrack Issue 122: Climbing Up in Trentino, Stepping Back in Time

Pete and trials rider Ali Clarkson take the ‘easy’ option round the historic fortresses of Italy. Words & Photography PETE SCULLION With the early morning mist lifting slowly off the…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 121: Just When It Was Going So Well

Jason Miles headed to Valencia for a multi-day stage race armed with his race shoes, a positive attitude and, well, that was about it, actually. Words jason miles Photography T…

Singletrack Issue 121: Crested Butte 40 Years On

Charlie Kelly and Joe Breeze retrace one of the most important rides in mountain bike history, 1978’s Pearl Pass tour. Words & Photography Charlie Kelly Tommy and joe Breeze. And…