Enduro is still the hottest ticket in mountain biking, we cut through they hype and find the very best enduro mountain bikes.
The sole purpose of the best cheap full suspension bikes is to provide the highest-performance bikes at the most competitive prices.
Progress is relentless and for 2021 Whyte has turned up the 29er heat once again with the Whyte G-180. 167mm rear travel married to 180mm RockShox Zeb fork.
For when Mega just isn't enough, here's the Nukeproof Giga 290 – a 170mm travel 'super-enduro' bike. But is it 1,000 times better? We find out.
The Orange Crush MX is a mullet hardtail that combines the improved rollover of 29in up front with the extra strength and comfort of 27.5 Plus out back.
Most rotors will also get worse before they get better, so expect to spend at least 15-20 minutes, maybe longer, on this job.
2021 Trek Session is a 200mm travel 29er DH bike, with high pivot idler design, that can also be configured to run mullet or 27.5in wheels.
The Ribble HT 725 has a mainframe that's UK-designed Reynolds heat-treated chromoly steel hardtail featuring slack and long geometry.
Dedicated hardtail brand Ragley has all bases covered with the Ragley Blue Pig being the entry-level 27.5in steel offering with regular-size tyres.
Canyon Stoic frame is constructed from 6061 alloy, there are 3 models to choose from all built using the same frame, of which this Stoic 4 is the flagship.
YT Decoy Elite is an enduro-ready e-bike with top-end build kit, adjustable geometry, full-carbon frame, Shimano E8000 motor with custom 540Wh battery.
Specialized Epic Evo Expert is streets ahead of its rivals in sizing and geometry. Long reach gives you freedom to get creative on any trail.
Merida Ninety-Six XC full-suspension range gets a fresh look and a down-country makeover. Available in two versions: 100mm RC and a 120mm down-country bike.
These bikes are the best hardtail mountain bikes available. From budget up to mid-range price points, we have chosen four winning options for any budget.
Launched in 2018 the Intense Tazer was ahead of its time and it retains the full carbon frame, progressive sizing, mullet wheels and competitive pricing.
With the Commencal Meta Power 29, you have the battery capacity and the power, but the elevated BB height perches the rider on top, rather than in the bike.
Here’s the YT Decoy Shred: mid-priced mullet bike that comes with a coil-sprung Fox DHX2 shock that’s guaranteed to make it the life and soul of any party.
What’s changed on the Radon Render 10.0 for 2021? In terms of the frame, not much other than the colour, so it’s still a 140mm travel 29er.
When released, the Canyon Spectral:ON CF managed to shave 1kg off the frame weight compared to the alloy version. That, however, was just the beginning...
The Latest Vitus E-Sommet VRX stays true to its enduro roots, but a new frame layout and all the latest e-bike tech bring it bang up to date.