The best place for an interview with any bike industry A-lister is over a beer in a pub. Not all of these are beer fuelled but some very much are.

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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…

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…

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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…

Singletrack Magazine 121: The Not So Nutty Professor

Sanny takes a step into the alternative bike world of Ben Cooper. What he finds is that it isn’t just about the bike. Not even close. Words & Photography Sanny…

Singletrack Issue 119: Dan Stanton – Hardtails with Shocks

Ian Bailey takes a trip to Stanton Bikes’ Peak District HQ to talk about steel bikes, the future of British framebuilding and following your dreams.  Words ian bailey Photography Andy…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 119: Scott Beaumont – Staying Professional

A lifetime as a pro rider, with Scott Beaumont. Words & Photography Geoff Waugh You’ve seen them in the magazines; we’ve seen them on our TV screens. Professional riders that…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 118: Staying Ahead, Being Last

Rachel Sokal spends a day with the British cross-country queen to talk all things Olympics, baggies, cake, and why if you’re not riding cross-country, you’re missing out on the fun. …

Singletrack Magazine Issue 117: Quit Your Job

Hannah interviews five people who’ve said ‘Right! That’s it! I’m leaving to go and work with pushbikes!’ Then they’ve carried through with the threat. And how. Words hannah Photography various…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 117: Adrian Carter

Yorkshire Grit Chipps catches up with one of the UK’s original mountain bike pioneers, still making waves from his base in North Yorkshire.  Words chipps Photography james vincent THERE'S MORE TO…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 116: Talking Trickstuff

Team Singletrack caught up with German precision engineering company Trickstuff this summer, in its hidden factory deep in a German housing estate.  Words Hannah and Wil Photography James Vincent We’re…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 114: Keith Bontrager

“Strong, light, cheap – pick two.” Mountain bike pioneer, product designer, agitator. Words Chipps Photography Chipps and Steve Behr Keith Bontrager has been a bike industry name since the earliest…