Mountain Bike Light Primer

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Just in time for shorter trail days, we’ve put together a mountain bike light primer for those who are looking to buy their first light. Mountain biking at night adds a new dimension to familiar trails, and it’s a great way to extend your riding season; use this guide to find the best lights for …

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Raleigh Trail Contest Starts on Singletracks Today

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Summer is almost officially here which means it’s time to start sharing your trail adventures! The Raleigh Trail Contest on Singletracks rewards members for adding new trails, reviews, and photos with great prizes including a Misceo bike from Raleigh, X-Project shoes from Pearl Izumi (easily the best MTB shoes I’ve ever owned), an AMP hydration …

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Review: Raleigh Misceo Urban/Trail Bike

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To folks who don’t mountain bike, all bikes look the same. That must be true, because so many friends have said to me: “You run a mountain biking website. Which hybrid bike should I buy?” I guess my friends and others are convinced they should get a bike that “does it all” since they really …

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Walz Cycling Caps

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If you’ve seen me around town or at an event, chances are I was wearing a Walz cycling cap. I first got turned onto Walz caps by my friend Gike and purchased a wool cap about 15 months ago at my local bike shop. Recently Walz sent me another cap to try and I’m really …

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Mavic Crossmax SLR 29 MTB Wheel Set Review

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The Crossmax SLR 29 wheel set from Mavic is a lightweight set of hoops that rides surprisingly stiff out on the trail. How do they do it? It all starts with expert construction. Construction One of the first things you’ll notice about the Crossmax SLR wheels are the spokes. The Zircal bladed spokes look like …

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Introducing TrailAPI

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A few months back we quietly rolled out a data service called TrailAPI, offering developers access to many parts of the Singletracks trail database. TrailAPI also integrates data from other outdoor websites in our network with thousands of campgrounds, hiking trails, and even trail running spots in the US and Canada. If you’re not a …

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