The Focus Raven2 carbon hardtail may well be the lightest production e-MTB on the market. More significantly, it demonstrates a new direction for e-bikes.
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Whatever your level of ability or daring, BikePark Wales has trails that’ll leave you begging for more. Here's our run-down of the best trails there.
Does more money get you more speed? We pitched a £1,000 bike against a £6,000 bike and did some stopwatch science to find some answers.
Fancy tackling your own mountain bike coast to coast epic? With the UK being an island there are a number of options to choose from.
The Hope HB160 is a 160mm travel enduro bike with a frame manufactured entirely in Hope’s UK factory. Only 500 will be built per year.
New EVOC Explorer Pro hydration pack promises comfort and stability in challenging terrain, with sufficient load-lugging capacity for Alpine adventures.
It’s the new kids on the block that we’re interested in here though. The four new bikes are evenly split between Bosch and Shimano motors, and all come under Lapierre’s…
How to personalise your RockShox Monarch rear shock suspension: tailor the air-spring volume to your weight and riding style in four simple steps.
Flat-out pedalling doesn’t always equal faster riding. Here’s how to go faster and expend less energy at the same time.
If you're confused by knobs and dials, or you’ve just bought a bike and want a short cut to ideal set-up, the Quarq Shockwiz makes a brilliant assistant.
At £250 the Giro Switchblade is more expensive than the Bell Super 3R but it feels more substantial, and still good value considering it's 2-for-1.
A revised Scott Genius follows on from last year's new Spark. The new Genius accepts pretty much any wheel and tyre size you can chuck at it.
The 4th generation Santa Cruz Nomad may not sport 29 inch wheels but pretty much everything else has changed on this boutique bruiser.
The Specialized Stumpjumper Carbon 6fattie is short by modern standards and with other options now available, upsizing may no longer be an easy get out.
Trek’s venerable Fuel gets a high-octane boost in the form of Plus-size wheels with the Trek Fuel EX Plus 9.8 27.5. Beautiful to behold and a joy to ride.
When it was launched in 2013 the new RockShox Pike pretty much redefined the trail and all-mountain suspension fork category.
The Scott Spark 710 Plus has been ridden to two Olympic gold medals; well now it can add our Trail Bike of the Year award to its glittering palmarès.
At nearly 24kg, the Cannondale Moterra is certainly a brute — even for an e-bike — but clever engineering means it stops short of being a blunt instrument.
Cannondale have unmasked the new Jekyll enduro bike (and Trigger trial bike)... and loses the controversial Lefty fork and DYAD pull-shock.
Whether rolling down your cheeks, falling from the sky, or spraying up from your wheels, the 7Mesh Revelation will resist the worst soaking.