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Issue 154 Interview: Gladiators… Ready!

It’s perhaps no surprise that one of the new competitors on TV’s Gladiators is a pro mountain biker. Hannah catches up with Privateer Bikes rider Kerry Wilson to find out……

Issue153 Interview: Flying Under The Radar

Joey Gough has been so busy riding her bike that she’s flown under the commercial radar in an industry that’s just catching up. Words & Photography Geoff Waugh Joey Gough……

Issue 153 Tech Head: When It’s All Your Own Fault

A custom-built bike is a dream for many, but how hard is it to choose (and then live with) your exact, perfect machine? Words As told to Chipps Photography Credited……

Issue 150: Full Time Tinkering

Steve Chapman talks to the man who makes your suspension work better than when it left the factory. Words Steve Chapman photography Sarah Barratt I’ve been harbouring a secret for……

Issue 150: ‘Who died and made you Keeper of the Peak?’

Hannah chats with Chris Maloney to find out what keeps him giving up his free time for the benefit of mountain bikers. Words Hannah Photography Alastair Johnstone / as credited……

Issue 148 – Interview: Who Is Dylan?

Words Fahzure Freeride Photography JP Gendron Competing in his first Red Bull Rampage at 30 years old made Dylan Stark something of a veteran rookie. What took him so long……

Singletrack World Issue 145: The Science Of Waterproofing

Fresh from a wet weather ride where he appeared to be wetter on the inside than the outside, Sanny sets off to find out what ‘waterproof clothing’ actually means and……

Issue 144: Searching For A Solution

Dean Hersey chats to the ball of energy that is Claudio Caluori. Words Dean Hersey Photography Red Bull Content Pool, Dan Griffiths, Tyrone Bradley, Dan Milner, Meri Hyoki You don’t……

Issue 143 Interview: Guy Kesteven

If he can tell how a bike will ride just by pushing it, why does he keep riding and testing? Words & Photography Chipps Whether you know Guy Kesteven through the……

Issue 142 Pete’s Pro’s: Rachel Atherton

Pete takes in laps and baby naps with Rachel Atherton on her home turf. Of all the routes I’ve travelled to go for a ride with those who make their……

Issue 142 Interview: Going Downhill

Steve Chapman chats to the unassuming Pearces who have shaped UK downhill racing. Words Steve Chapman Photography As Credited If you look at the movers and shakers of UK mountain……

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Meet the Singletrack Big Hitters

This article is from Issue 136 of Singletrack World. Hannah crosses the paper/internet boundary to unearth some of the truth behind a few of the Singletrack Forum personas we know……

Pete’s Pros: Hattie Harnden

Pete Scullion talks fun, work and sleep with the multidisciplinary bike racing dynamo. Words & Photography Pete Scullion Despite being a classic mountain biking destination, I’d never once stopped in Great……

Chris Hinds – Unexpected Hero

How much physical and mental strength does it take to finish, let alone win, the 1,800km Great British Divide? More than we could ever imagine. Words & Photography Chipps &……

Behind the Pencil: Cover Illustrator Interview

Singletrack issue 131 deadline is fast approaching for our next issue of the magazine, and if you haven’t already heard, it’s going to be a special one. The subscription deadline……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 129 | Chris Akrigg: Quick. Change.

Chipps quizzes Chris Akrigg just before he announces his new bike sponsor, GT, after 12 years on Mongoose.  Words & Photography Chipps I’m watching Chris Akrigg ride a bike through……

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Singletrack Magazine Issue 129 : Interview : Cedric Gracia

Andi gets Cedric Gracia to slow down for long enough to spend five minutes answering the questions we ask everyone.  Words Andi Photography Forestal Tell us who you are, what……

Singletrack Issue 126 | Rock[et] Science – Manon Carpenter

Pete catches up with an enthusiastic and at peace Manon Carpenter on her South Wales home trails. Words & Photography Pete Scullion A shout from the front of our three-person……

Singletrack Issue 125 | (Not) Catching Up With Peaty

Pete Scullion catches up with Steve Peat, one of the most successful mountain bikers of all time, and a giant of the sport in many ways.  Words & Photography Pete...

Singletrack Magazine Issue 125 | Jez Avery – Tears Of A Clown

Hannah catches up with Jez Avery, the official joker of the British mountain bike scene and finds a darker side that nearly did for him.  Words Hannah Photography Mark and...

Singletrack Magazine Issue 124 : Dyfi Dynasty

Deep in the woods of west Wales, there lies a network of ancient (and very modern) tracks waiting to be discovered. The hidden trails of the Dyfi Forest could be……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 124 : Grayson Perry, Bloke On A Bike

The artist and TV personality Grayson Perry is famously a keen mountain biker. Hannah travelled to his north London studio to discover that the legend might be overshadowing the reality. ……

Singletrack Issue 124 | Fresh Fruit & New Hazzards

Pete Scullion’s regular series of rides with pro riders continues with one of the enduro circuit’s most enigmatic characters: Joe Barnes. Words & Photography Pete Scullion Overnight snow has turned……

Singletrack Magazine issue 123 : 25 Years Of Chipps

January 2019 marked 25 years of Chipps being a full-time bike journalist. Here, he pulls up some of the highlights of a quarter of a century that spans cantilever brakes……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 123 : It’s Pronounced “roo-ree.”

Words & Photography Pete Scullion As I stand in a frozen Innerleithen car park trying to wrap my arms tighter around my torso in a vain effort to warm myself……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 122: Jason Miles

Jason Miles Mind Your Manners Jason thinks we might be letting ourselves go when we get on a bike. I wrote in my last column that I believe we have……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 122: Tracey Moseley – Mother Hucker

Tracy Moseley has had the world as her playground, Pete Scullion finds out whether it’s all swings and roundabouts ahead now that she’s a mum and a rider. Words &……

Singletrack Magazine Issue 121: Simon Gallup – There Is No Cure

Simon Gallup:  There is no cure. He plays in a world-famous band and has toured the globe for the last 40 years. And yet, all he really wants to do……

Singletrack Issue 121: Jason Miles

Jason Miles Your big ride. Is it pure? Jason rails against the self-appointed, solo bike ride Council of Elders. I remember a couple of years ago, I threw my hypothetical……

Tom Ritchey Issue 110

Interview: Tom Ritchey – The man behind the ‘tache.

This article was originally published in Issue 110 of Singletrack Magazine. We chat to (and ride with) this iconic framebuilder, product designer, owner and boss of Ritchey Components during his……

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