In addition to improving the geometry, Allen Millyard has also removed half the swingarm. Yes, the Millyard bike now has a single-sided swingarm.

Specialized Pitch Pro — £1399

With an entry-level Enduro SL costing £2,000, plenty of people are crying out for an affordable alternative from the Morgan Hill crew. Bring on the Pitch.

Mongoose Teocali Super — £1499

Mongoose’s Teocali is now in its third year, and for ’08 the travel adjustments have been removed, fixing its travel at 5.75in or 147mm.

Giant Reign 2 — £1350

Bike Test: the new Giant Reign 2 gets a going over in our January 2008 bike test.

Mountain bikers are having their skill and nerve tested by two new trails at Laggan Wolftrax, which offer more choice and challenge to riders keen to take on the terrain…

Mary Towneley Loop threat

Let your objections be known to part of the Mary Towneley loop being used for quarry vehicles