Danny Milner

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…

Of the 47 bikes we tested in 2011, six scored a perfect 10 out of 10. But only one will be crowned Bike of the Year

2011 Giant Trance X4

The Giant Trance X4 might not cost the earth, but the fact that it outperforms many bikes costing twice the price makes it our 2011 Full-suspension Bike of the Year

Kona invited us to its 2012 bike launch in Crans Montana, Switzerland. Bikes on tap included the new 170mm travel Entourage and the 130mm travel Tanuki trail bike