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Hope Tech 3 E4 brakes. Designed, tested and manufactured at our Barnoldswick, UK factory. 📷 @roofowler #revolutionarycyclecomponents #madeinuk #hopetech

Review: Endura SingleTrack II Helmet

A few months ago I reviewed Endura’s MT500 helmet, and quite liked its fit and broad coverage design. So when the more affordable and similar-looking …

Bike star Brian Cookson’s plans to create Lancashire cycling boom

Plans have been unveiled to put Lancashire at the centre of a cycling revolution, thanks to one of the biggest names in the sport.

What goes into designing a new bike? Cy of Cotic Bikes chats to us about the 2-year design process behind the new Rocket

<i>In association with Cotic</i>Unveiled over the weekend at the 2018 London Bike Show, the 3rd generation Rocket full suspension enduro bike is the latest …

Exclusive! New UK-Made Full Suspension Switch9er From Stanton Bikes

It’s been 12 months since we caught up with Dan Stanton at last year’s London Bike Show. At that show, Stanton had a new 29+ version of the Sherpa …

Not Just A Pretty Face – The Hope Tech 3 E4 Takes Out Best Engineered In Our Disc Brake Group Test

<i>In Issue #115 of Singletrack Magazine, Wil and the team tested and reviewed eight powerful trail brakes.</i><i>As part of the test process, we took all</i> …

Save £596 on this beginners e-bike from Gtech - MBR

Ideal for getting someone back in the saddle<p>If you’re after an electric bike for trekking or commuting – or just because you’re e-curious – then this …

Eurobike 2017: Hope Prototypes

We heard Hope would be showing a couple of prototypes here at Eurobike, so after a quick stop for some extremely necessary coffee, headed over first …

Prototypes

Hope HB160 Launched

For anyone who has followed mountain biking for a decade or two, the fact that Hope has finally sat down and put together its own complete bike won’t …

Outsourcing

British cycling brand Rapha sold to Walmart heirs for £200m

Founder Simon Mottram to remain chief executive after private equity firm RZC wins race for upmarket sportswear label<p>British upmarket cycling brand Rapha has been sold to two heirs of the Walmart dynasty for £200m.<p>Rapha, founded by branding consultant and lifelong cyclist Simon Mottram in 2004, …

Annie Last Wins At UCI Mountain Bike XC World Cup

Annie Last made history as she became the first British woman in 20 years to win at the UCI Mountain Bike Cross-Country World Cup. The Olympian took …

Mountain Biking

First Look: Nukeproof Scout 290 Race

We’re not short of experience with Nukeproof’s latest full suspension models, such as the Mega 275 that Rob tested and reviewed, and the Mega 290 …

Mountain Biking

Hands On With The New MX6-EVO From Empire Cycles

Empire Cycles first made a splash nearly a decade ago when the British manufacturer launched the utterly unique AP-1 downhill bike. That was 2008, …

Trillion Cycles Debuts UK-Made 29er Hardtail At Fort William

Although Fort William is renowned for downhill mountain bike racing, it isn’t just about the elite athletes. The Fort Bill World Cup is a …

GritCX

E.P.O Coming Soon (Electric Powered Orange)

We brought you news before of the Orange e-MTB prototype, and it seems that things are moving along at the Halifax manufacturers. Information about …

Britain’s hidden bike highways are being rediscovered and resurrected on Kickstarter

The campaign seeks to identify and recover relics of a national network of cycle tracks from the ‘30s<p>They’re hidden in plain sight, remnants of a lost time when cycling was not just mainstream, but a dominant means of transportation. Hundreds of miles of concrete tracks, flecked with pinkish …

UK Sport Scraps Funding For Men’s Olympic Mountain Biking

<i>Hidden deep within a dull looking press release from British Cycling, we find that the future of men’s Olympic Mountain Biking in the UK is at risk.</i> …

First Look: Genesis TARN 20

Ah the British steel hardtail. Classic! Quintessential! Tough, durable, simple, and fun. The ever-reliable companion for those who like to ride …

10 Stunning Steel Full Suspension Bikes You Cannot Ignore

We’ve seen somewhat of a resurgence of steel full suspension frames over the past few months. For the most part, bike manufacturers have typically …

The Northern Grip Festival Is BACK For 2017!

Back by popular demand, the Northern Grip mountain bike festival returns for 2017 with its proven recipe of bikes, beer, good food, and funky tunes. …

2017 Hope PMBA Round 1

The 2017 Hope PMBA season has officially arrived! Held over the weekend in Gisburn Forest not far from Singletrack Towers, the first round of the …

London Bike Show 2017: Sonder Transmitter Carbon

We’re having a little trouble getting our heads around it, but apparently it’s been <i>almost two years</i> since Alpkit unveiled its new bike brand called …

Fibrax: UK Made Cycling Components

Fibrax is a name that many British mountain bikers will be familiar with, but far less of us are aware of the full story. And that’s a shame, because …

Could the Genesis Skyline 30 be the perfect cycle-to-work choice?

If you prioritise comfort over outright speed and are looking for a sorted commuter at a very reasonable price then you’d be foolish to look past …

James May: “Most cyclists are just people riding bikes. And they’re a bit hopeless.”

<i>This article was originally published on DRIVETRIBE.com, a new motoring website and content platform from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James</i> …

Snowdon Paradox review

Snowdon is a new brand to the flourishing bike market and is the brainchild of Bristol-based Tim Snowdon. Snowdon’s debut is a result of …

Mudhugger Front Race mudguard review

Like the name suggests, the Mudhugger hugs the contour of your front tyre, and thanks to a generously large overhang to the front and the rear of the …

Orange launches Stage 5 and Stage 6 enduro-focused 29ers

Orange has launched a pair of 29er mountain bikes to join the British firm’s full suspension line-up for 2017. The Stage 5 and 6 models offer 135mm …

British Cycling must come clean over Shane Sutton and Jess Varnish

For all its successes on the track in 2016, British Cycling continues to lurch unsteadily through a series of public-relations mishaps off it – many of them of its own making.<p>Yet even by its standards, contriving to upset Jess Varnish and Shane Sutton in an internal review designed to find the …