At £250 the Giro Switchblade is more expensive than the Bell Super 3R but it feels more substantial, and still good value considering it's 2-for-1.
The 4th generation Santa Cruz Nomad may not sport 29 inch wheels but pretty much everything else has changed on this boutique bruiser.
The Specialized Stumpjumper Carbon 6fattie is short by modern standards and with other options now available, upsizing may no longer be an easy get out.
Trek’s venerable Fuel gets a high-octane boost in the form of Plus-size wheels with the Trek Fuel EX Plus 9.8 27.5. Beautiful to behold and a joy to ride.
When it was launched in 2013 the new RockShox Pike pretty much redefined the trail and all-mountain suspension fork category.
The Scott Spark 710 Plus has been ridden to two Olympic gold medals; well now it can add our Trail Bike of the Year award to its glittering palmarès.
At nearly 24kg, the Cannondale Moterra is certainly a brute — even for an e-bike — but clever engineering means it stops short of being a blunt instrument.
Cannondale have unmasked the new Jekyll enduro bike (and Trigger trial bike)... and loses the controversial Lefty fork and DYAD pull-shock.
Whether rolling down your cheeks, falling from the sky, or spraying up from your wheels, the 7Mesh Revelation will resist the worst soaking.
The Upper Downs Neo has managed to produce one of the best waterproof mountain bike jackets I have ever come across.
This British-made Pendle Fork Mount Roof Rack fastens the dropouts securely using the fork’s thru-axle, coupled with a simple toe strap at the rear wheel.
Need to know 29er trail bike with adjustable travel 115mm or 130mm travel with carbon upper link SL frame saves 300g with titanium hardware and high-modulus carbon-fibre Lower link incorporates…
The concept of the Aqua2go portable washer is brilliant — rinse your bike at the end of the ride before the mud dries, and that weekly winter wash becomes a…
Giant reworks its classic 140mm-travel trail bike to make it even more capable.
A top-quality product, and the inclusion of a sticker kit to customise the go faster stripes is a nice touch.
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.
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…
While we’re constantly hearing about bikes getting longer, lower and slacker the reality is rarely radical. With two notable exceptions. These are Mojo’s Nicolai-built Geometron and the Pole that you…
Three models from Giant, who look set to have a great 2017. Sneak peaks at a Cannondale and a GT. A bargain bouncer from Marin. Also some quirky bikes from…
Need to know 49g lighter than the old Scale frame Rider comfort was a priority, without compromising on stiffness 27.5in, 29in and 27.5 Plus versions available If you’ve already read…