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Inside Singletrack World Issue 145, out October 2022

A foundation for the future

Nicole Formosa explains how much more Red Bull Formation is than ‘Rampage for Women’. Beautifully illustrated with stunning photography by Katie Lozancich.

Classic Walk: Isle of Man

Amanda ventures out on the water to help you find the best trails – and those to avoid.

To infinity and beyond

Anders Engberg escapes from everyday life on a restorative trip to the bike park. A selection of original illustrations bring words to life.

Kit Essentials: Deadly Coils

Benji explains why you don’t have to be a freeride hucker to benefit from a coil shock – and tests a few you might consider buying.

Start (Grid)

Petor Georgallou recounts a calmer and more humid period, before the Internet was in his pocket. Was it just suffering and bewilderment, or is their meaning to be found in the disorganization of the tours of yesteryear?

make mountain bikers

Hannah discovers how much we take for granted as she joins novice cyclists on their journey to becoming mountain bikers.

precious cargo

Amanda takes her brains out for training in helmet and tech testing and MET HQ.

Pete Myths: Ben Cruachan and The Cailleach

Jo Barnes joins Pete in a battle with the Queen of Winter on this spectacular Scottish mountain.

The science of waterproofing

Sanny talks to the connoisseurs to understand why we can get wet inside, even though our raincoats aren’t leaking.

Bike test: children’s bikes

Whether you’re a parent or the family cyclist who gets asked “what kid’s bike…”, you’ll want to read our bike test. With 20, 24 and 26 inch wheeled bikes from Early Rider, Frog and Islabikes.

And more, with words from Chipps, Adam Batty and Charlie the Merch Monger. Give yourself a break, treat yourself to some quality reading material and join us today.

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