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Singletrack Reader Awards: the shortlist

Best New Product

Avid juicy Disc Brakes

Continental Diesel 2.5 Tyre

Specialized Body Geometry range of gloves

Best Bike

Specialized Enduro

Cove Stiffee

Giant VT

Best Bike Shop

Sideways Cycles – Alsager, Cheshire

Chelmer Cycles – Chelmsford, Essex

Blazing Saddles – Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Best Event

Shimano Sleepless in the Saddle

Marin Dusk ’til Dawn

Merida 100 Series

Best Trail


Thetford Forest


Best Mail Order

Chain Reaction Cycles



Best Article

A week without shaving – Steve Makin, Singletrack Issue 16

There’s no such thing as a Free Ride – Dave Anderson, Singletrack Issue 15

Rides of Spring – Jo Burt, MBUK

Best Published Image

Craig Woodhouse nr. Rothbury – Contents page Singletrack 14 – Lee Collis

Singletrack Issue 12 cover shot – Seb Rogers

Tweed Valley Forest Park (Forest Enterprise PR Shot) – Andy MacAndlish

Best Café

The Hub at Glentress

Dafydd’s at Coed Y Brenin

Woodbine cafe at Hope

Bike Porn

Turner 5 Spot

Maverick ML-8

Rocky Mountain Blizzard

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