Trail hardtails are evolving and £1,300 will get you one of the latest breed. We test four of the best from GT, Nukeproof, Orange and Whyte.
Cotic's 29er Rocket hopes to kickstart a new era in British manufacturing
Yeti’s new suspension system proves there’s life after wheel sizes
What's better than a great bike? A great bike with up to 31% chopped off the price: we seek out the bargains of 2014
If 29ers were born for XC and traditional trail riding, these are the bikes that are rewriting the rulebook
The newest 650b (27.5in) hardtails on the market go head to head, offering improved roll-over performance and playful characters
Shortlisted bikes for 2014's Bike of the Year
The £1,200 price point is where full-suspension bikes outperform rival hardtails – and here’s your guide to the pick of the pack
Each of these sub-£2K rippers boasts frames matched by more expensive bikes, but which is the best of the rest?
Lapierre's 2015 MTB lineup is looking good, here are five reasons to love the French brand’s mountain bikes in 2015 (and one reason to loathe them too)