Danny Milner

2012 Ghost AMR 5900

The centre-piece of the AMR 5900 is a shiny, black Shimano XT chainset. But with deep cuts elsewhere in the spec, has Ghost balanced its 2012 budget correctly?

All year we've running a Killer Loop treasure hunt. In January we assembled the nine sucessful readers in Cannock Chase for their final test.

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Some visual escapism for your desktop… (*bears no relation to the posh style mag)

Charge is well-known for cult steel hardtail frames, but the 29er Cooker has only recently been plumbed into the range.

Some visual escapism for your desktop... (*bears no relation to the posh style mag)

The Rockhopper isn't as good at hopping rocks than ripping singletrack

Few companies have as much experience building hardtails as Specialized. The 2011 Rockhopper proves that it has still got what it takes to build a great one.

Is YT Industries the new Canyon? We've got one of its 150mm travel trail bikes to review in an upcoming issue, but here are a few initial thoughts now it's…