Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 410+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 34000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $16.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for $1.39
Then just $16.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points
59 MIN READ TIME

KATY WINTON

WORDS & PHOTOGRAPHY PETE SCULLION

With the 2017 race season fast approaching, Tweed Valley resident Katy Winton looks set to have an amazing year of riding bicycles. From a humble privateer landing a top ten EWS overall spot, Katy joined arguably the most star-studded factory team out there for 2016. Now a year more settled into the Trek Factory Racing outfit with some very capable teammates, a year wiser and faster, and a winter ironing out the inconsistencies, 2017 should see the number ‘6’ board tumble into smaller figures. Katy sits as the UK’s highestranked woman in the Enduro World Series, despite admitting that, by her standards, she had a lacklustre second half to the season.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Singletrack - 111
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
View Issues

About Singletrack

Editorial The publishing world is changing (again) and we’re going to be changing with it. Here’s how. UK Adventure: The Breakfast Club Sanny discovers that apple pie and custard for breakfast tastes better on the side of a hill you rode up the night before. Trail Hunter: Fremington Edge Tom Fenton earns his descents in the Yorkshire Dales. Build It And You Will Ride Many riders dream of building their own, perfect bike. Chipps takes on a TIG welding, frame building course. Room 101 Mark presides over your submissions - will you persuade him to put anything into Room 101? Interview: Katy Winton It’s not been an easy road to the top. Pete Scullion finds out how this cheerful Scot nearly gave up on bikes for good. Classic Ride: Dead Breconing Barney finds the Brecon Beacons offers a bigger day out than might be expected. With bigger nettles too. Grouptest: Trail Pumps Every rider should carry a reliable pump. Chipps checks out ten to determine which should be in your pack for that ‘last minutes of light, in the sleet’ puncture. Bike Test: Wagon Wheelers. Plus. Barney put three huge-wheeled 29+ bikes to the test. Is bigger better, or just different? Through The Grinder What has survived a winter on the test bikes of the Grinder Team? We bring you some not so shiny goods. Grinder Bike: Whyte T-130 A British bike designed for British conditions. What will our resident Australian make of it? International Adventure: Mount Elbert, Colorado EWS rider Jérôme Clementz takes a day off by getting up at 4am to ride up Colorado’s highest peak. Last Word The vortexes of Sedona make Hannah come over all flowery as she escapes the daily school run.

Single Digital Issue 111
 
$5.49
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new Singletrack subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
6 Month Digital Subscription $17.99 billed twice a year
Save
18%
$17.99
Annual Digital Subscription $31.99 billed annually
Save
3%
$31.99

Other Articles in this Issue


EDITOR’S LETTER
When was the last time you bought any nice paper?
UK ADVENTURE
SANNY AND KEV ‘DANGEROUS’ HEAD FOR THE HILLS FOR A ‘FIVE TO NINE’ ADVENTURE AND DISCOVER THAT YOU DON’T NEED TO GO FAR TO GET AWAY FROM IT ALL
TRAIL HUNTER
TOM CONTINUES HIS COUNTRYWIDE SEARCH FOR THOSE TRAILS THAT EVERY SELF-RESPECTING MOUNTAIN BIKER SHOULD RIDE AT LEAST ONCE
TECH HEADS
CHIPPS GOES ON DOWNLAND CYCLES’ TIG WELDING FRAMEBUILDING COURSE, TO SEE IF HIS OFFICE SKILLS CAN BE TURNED INTO MORE PRACTICAL ONES THAT CAN SHAPE AND BUILD A BICYCLE FRAME FROM BARE TUBES
COLUMN
All walks of life have a Room 101 into which
CLASSIC RIDE
BARNEY TAKES IN SOME OF SOUTH WALES’ FINEST SCENERY, AND SOME OF ITS TALLEST NETTLES
GROUPTEST
TEN BIG CAPABLE TYRE PUMPS DESIGNED TO GET YOU INFLATED AND BACK ON TRACK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
BIKETEST
BARNEY GETS HIS CHUBBY ON WITH THREE ENORMO-WHEELED 29+ BIKES
THROUGH THE GRINDER
We’ve had biblical rain, pea-souper fog, snow, freezing rain and occasionally, the bluest of blue sky days. Throughout all of this, the Grinder test team has been riding at all hours to bring you this issue’s collection of rubber and metal on test. Enjoy it while we go for a bit of a lie-down
GRINDER BIKE
First unveiled for 2015, the T-130 has quickly gone on
INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE
WHAT DO ENDURO RIDERS DO BETWEEN TWO NORTH AMERICAN LEGS OF THE ENDURO WORLD SERIES? THEY RIDE. PAULINE DIEFFENTHALER TAKES UP THE TALE IN AN ENID BLYTON STYLE
LAST WORD
Over The Edge for additional bike loan, guiding, and modelling