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mountain bikes under £2,000

These are the best mountain bikes under £2,000, boasting top-quality frames, these bikes deliver performance surprisingly hard to beat.

ragley marley

For the 2017 Ragley Marley the biggest change is the rejigged frame sizing. Gone is the XS size option, making way for an XL.

forme ripley

The Forme 
Ripley has impeccable trail manners. A really neutral riding position, it maintains speed incredibly well, and there’s also compliance.

stans arch mk3

A significant update over the original Arch EX, the Stans Arch MK3 uses a wider rim, taking the internal width to 26mm to help maximise tyre volume.

trail snacks

Here are our top five recommended trail snacks to eat on a ride. Healthy, delicious and guaranteed* to get you up that last big climb. *not a guarantee

how to ride faster

Everyone wants to know how to ride faster. Employ this simple traffic light system to increase your pace and get maximum thrills from every trail.

norco fluid ht

Fatter tyres' ability to take the edge off the roughest trails makes perfect sense and the new Norco Fluid HT+ 7.2 offers a blissfully quite, smooth ride.

whyte 605

The Whyte 605 is our Hardtail of the Year in the £750 category, but it isn’t perfect. A proper front tyre and a wider bar it would be on a…

bontrager drop line

The Bontrager Drop Line dropper post is typical of the vast majority of Bontrager’s products — good value, well made, easy to use and fully serviceable.

We've spoken to a number of people during bike trade shows and asked them what their experience of riding an electric mountain bike was.

specialized tactic ii

The Specialized Tactic II doesn’t quite have the aggressive looks of the others on test, nor is it as durable; the lower edge of the EPS core is exposed.

Seven iDP M2

The Seven iDP M2 helmet has 10 forward vents to suck in air, and nine exhaust ports to push it out again. A handy insect screen is built in too.

poc tectal

The Poc Tectal helmet is expensive but it is fantastic quality with a sleek construction, internal Aramid grid, bottom-wrapping and metal visor screws.