Welcome to our online archive of articles from Singletrack World magazine issue 141.

Cover shot issue 141 by Pete Scullion

Editorial: The Eternal Suffering Of The Spoke

I was once on a Mavic press launch, somewhere in the French mountains. Our merry band of bike journalists was augmented by some of Mavic’s sponsored riders, including Jérôme Clementz…

UK Adventure: Far From The Maddening Crowds

Fed up with the same old, same old of trail centres? Sanny reckons he has found the perfect antidote just a few miles down the valley from Glentress and Innerleithen.…

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…

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…

Singletrack Kitchen: Charlie’s Cheesy Chilli Cakes & Roasted Red Soup

This is a nice winter recipe that will warm you through on one of those ‘can’t feel my toes, but can see my breath’ days. Really, it’s just cheese scones…

insulated jackets

Singletrack Issue 141 kit essentials: Insulated jackets

Chipps and the team venture out into the chill winds to bring word of the best insulated jackets out there. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY.JOIN US…

Singletrack Issue 141 UK Adventure: Pilgrim’s Regress

Adam Boggon returns to his childhood haunts in this reflective ride through Fife. Words Adam Boggon Photography Peter Munnoch The King sits in Dunfermline toun,Drinking the blude-red wine,‘O whare will…

Behind The Scenes: The Art of the Photograph

Why are Pete Scullion’s photographs so great compared to your own trail shot efforts? Is it the subject, the method, or a big pile of kit? Words & Photography Pete…

Singletrack Issue 141 – The Joy of Flex

Welcome to Benji, our new Technical Content Manager. He has opinions and he’s not afraid to share them. As the person who’s just been hired to be In Charge Of…

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 &…

Singletrack Magazine Issue 141 Bonus Content: Great British Divide – Chris Hinds’ Day By Day Diary

Bonus content! This is Chris Hinds’ full diary from his Great British Divide 2021. We’ve used a lot of images to try and illustrate the enormity and repetition of the...

Komoot Classic Ride 141: Wye Valley Wanderings

Jon Woodhouse takes us on a tour of this gem on the Welsh-English border.  Words & Photography JON WOODHOUSE ​​Sitting at the easternmost edge of the Forest of Dean, it’s...

Singletrack Issue 141 bike test: Going to unextremes

The Singletrack team tests out three hardtails that sit somewhere in the midst of the ride style continuum. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY.JOIN US TO UNLOCK…

Trek Roscoe 9

Trek Roscoe 9 review

As a gnarly trail shredding bike, it won’t surprise anyone that the Trek Roscoe is biased in favour of the rowdier type of riding. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S…

Pipedream Sirius S5

Pipedream Sirius S5 review

The Pipedream Sirius is no match for carbon in terms of power transfer or weight, but the angles on it make it a pleasure to pedal. THERE'S MORE TO THIS…

Sonder Dial GX Eagle

Sonder Dial GX Eagle review

The Sonder Dial is marketed at riders wanting more confidence than a gravel bike and a more direct feel than a trail bike. THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORYBUT IT'S A…

MTB Culture: Meet The Minehead Mentors

Chipps takes a ride with the Minehead mountain bike club that’s just for youngsters. Words & Photography Chipps Saturday mornings are busy for parents, with many different demands on both…

Last Word: Information Threshold

Rhys blinds Amanda with science, but she’s busy looking at the sun. I’m sitting in the passenger seat of the van, watching the rolling hills wake up to the morning…