Long, low and slack, and with a frame that apes the ride of a full-susser, the Stif Morf XT is a blast to ride.
The NS Snabb Carbon E is a lightweight all-mountain offering that is only a tweak or two away from perfection.
Revised geometry, sizing and travel take the Specialized Enduro 29 6Fattie to the next level, but has Specialized gone far enough?
Giant reworks its classic 140mm-travel trail bike to make it even more capable.
Named after a venomous North American spider, the Intense Recluse is a 140mm travel trail bike rolling on, what we now consider, ‘traditional’ 27.5in wheels.
Don’t let Transition’s joker attitude fool you; the new Patrol Carbon is a serious bit of kit.
A fun, playful bike that rewards a dynamic riding style, can be ridden off the brakes in the roughest terrain thanks to the excellent rear suspension.
The Santa Cruz Bronson CC is quite possibly the best 150mm travel trail bike we’ve ever tested.
Trek’s WSD Remedy 8 uses the exact same geometry as the unisex Remedy — so no messing around with a shape that works to make it ‘suitable’ for the female
B’Twin is Decathlon’s bike brand and the Rockrider 740S is its latest 27.5in full-suspension trail bike. It sports NEUF anti-bob suspension design delivering 120mm travel.
The new Orange Alpine 6 felt much more like an exacting enduro race bike than the all-mountain assault of the old Alpine 160.
All the attitude of the amazing 901 in a more affordable package
Once at the bottom, it’s not a battle to cruise back to the top at 20kph and do it all over again!
The Kona Hei Hei Race DL is the carbon-fibre version of the Hei Hei with Flex pivot suspension to save weight and cost. Slacker trail-friendly geometry for a short-travel 29er.
With a high spec and low price, the Vitus Sommet CR is redefining value for money.
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?