Danny Milner

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 New full-suspension racing platform from Scott Lighter, stiffer frames with new geometry and kinematics 27.5in, 27.5 Plus and 29in versions available Spark retains Twin-lock remote system Haven’t…

Plus bikes promise more grip and a smoother ride… and another hefty credit card bill. But what if there was a cheaper way to go Plus? >>> Click here to…

Need to know 155mm-travel enduro bike using Mojo Geometron geometry Slack head angle and huge wheelbase Pinion gearbox with 12 or 18 gears Gates carbon belt drive is smooth, quiet…

While it stops short of promising world peace, Schwalbe’s dual-chamber Procore system advertises some lofty claims — increased grip, improved comfort and an end to pinch flats and burped tyres.…

Need to know BC Edition gets an aggressive spec with single-ring drivetrain Ride 9 system lets you tune the geometry and suspension feel Full carbon frame with Smoothwall construction 120mm…

There are many great winter routes all over the UK – here’s our pick of the best

Lighter and more agile than the original, the aluminium Honzo has a whole new attitude - £1,199

Key points Full carbon downhill bike Can run 27.5in or 26in wheels Ride 9 adjustable geometry We spied a prototype of Rocky Mountain’s, then nameless, replacement for the Flatline downhill…