Issue 144 Editorial : No More Crashing?

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes On floors, that is… but why not? I’ve been a serial chancer/cheapskate/ ‘economic lifestyle enthusiast’ for years, especially when travelling. I’ve been that guy who phones…

Issue 144 : Excess baggage

Nils takes an unusual packing list to the mountains for an overnight adventure. Words & photography Nils Amelinckx I fumbled around in the last of the light, the cold breeze…

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 144 cannock chasing time by geoff waugh

Issue 144: Cannock Chasing Time

Two mountain bike races, same venue, 30 years apart. Words & Photography Geoff Waugh Time, he’s waiting in the wings Take a look at the above photos. I took them…

duegars issue 144 pete scullion

Issue 144 UK Adventure: Where the Duegars Dwell

What’s short, hairy and lures us to the moors of Northumberland – Pete, or a Duegar? Words & Photography Pete Scullion North of Hadrian’s Wall and south of the Scottish…

Issue 144: Lord of the Granny Rings

Inspired by the works of Tolkien, Sanny leads his merry crew on an adventure through lands that could easily double for Middle Earth. Words & Photography Sanny With book sales…

Issue 144: Zippity Doo-Dah

Zippity Doo-Dah Chipps would like to lead you in praise of the humble cable tie. Words Chipps Photography as credited Every mountain bike guide seems to have two different tool…

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 144 Komoot Classic Ride: Ludlow and the Clee Hills

Shropshire isn’t all about the Long Mynd. Steve links up some hidden gems. Words & Photography Steve ChapmanIllustration Beate Kubitz If you’ve heard anything about the riding in Shropshire it’s...

Issue 144: Singletrack Kitchen Taking The Rough With The Smoothie

I love smoothies. They tick the ‘healthy’ box with minimal effort, skills or fuss. Just lob it all in and whiz it up, and you can say you’ve had your…

Issue 144 Kit Essentials – 4-Pot Brakes

Benji and the team test out the best 4-pot disc brakes to stop you in your tracks. Formula, Hayes, Hope, Magura, Shimano, SRAM and TRP in the mix. Words Benji…

Issue 144 Building for the Builders

Who makes all of those pieces that make a bike more than a pile of tubes? We meet the people who make the bits for the people who make the…

Pace RC295 AXS Ultimate review

The Pace RC295 then. Full carbon. 135mm rear travel dual linkage. 140-150mm fork. Full 29in or mullet thang with an offset shock bushing. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A…

Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Alloy Comp

Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Alloy Comp review

The Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Alloy gets all the cool things that the carbon Stumpjumper has had for a few seasons now. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY.JOIN…

Issue 144 Last Word – Eudaimonic

Could there be a way to extend the benefits of a ride? Words Hannah PHOTOGRAPHY Amanda The curse of ‘one last run’ or the last lap is well known. You…