Cube expands its e-bike line with the new Stereo Hybrid 140 HPA Pro 500 27.5. It’s great value for money, but is the ride electrifying?
Cotic’s new Rocket Max is primed for take-off with either 29in or 27.5 Plus wheels
The new Zesty AM’s long, low and lithe
The 6Fattie is short by modern standards but fortunately standover clearance is excellent, so upsizing is easy.
Does the BMC Speedfox SF03 Trailcrew live up to its big-trail taming promise or is the long-travel Trailcrew version overkill and overweight?
Bold, curvy and built for fun, the Scott’s Contessa Scale 710 is a perfect playmate for newbies and veterans alike.
The renowned Remedy platform comes full circle and a bit more, as Trek releases the slackest, lowest and longest-travel version of its trail bike to date
Good quality components but the ride quality is let down by the details
The Cali’s handling capability and reassuring stability make it a fun bike to ride, with the result being that your skills can develop while you’re having a blast.
Could the key to eternal youth lie in a Californian dream with wide wheels and voluminous tyres?
The top of the range 770 MSL ridden here gets Fox suspension front and rear and a Shimano XT 1x11 drivetrain for €5,600.
The Scott Spark 700 Plus Tuned is a blazingly good short-travel ripper that owns the rowdiest of trails. Choose from 27.5in, 27.5 Plus and 29in versions.
Trek’s latest e-bike isn’t simply about climbing higher, riding further or exploring more; it’s also about having a total blast in the process.
If this were a beauty contest the Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp 6Fattie would have wooed the judges with its stunning aluminium frame, dazzling LED control pad, clever design and…
As it stands, the Full E+ 1 is more of a towpath power-house than a genuine singletrack slayer. It wouldn’t take much to bolster the Giant’s rating though.
The Swiss are obsessed with purity and order, and these values are exemplified by the Linkin Trail from Bold Cycles. Hidden shock This exquisite full carbon 29er stashes its shock…
Point the GT downhill and it starts to make sense
Jumping onto the Giant was akin to getting a shot of adrenaline straight in the arm
The Zobop had us shredding descents every bit as fast as we would on bikes costing considerably more money
The last time we tested the Team FS we complained that our knees knocked on the upper shock linkage and that the 130mm travel suspension felt too comfort focused, lacking…