best plus bikes 2019

It was only last year that Norco's Fluid 7.2 HT+ blew the competition away with lavish spec and unbeatable ride. This year, we welcome the Norco Fluid 2 HT.

best cheap mountain bikes

The new Calibre Line 10 hardtail sports aggressive geometry and spot on sizing. All mod-cons catered for here, including a dropper.

norco charger 2

When we unboxed the Norco Charger 2 we thought it was a commuter bike, due to the skinny 2.1in WTB Nineline tyres.

polygon xtrada 6

For our Hardtail of the Year test we picked the £750 Polygon Xtrada 6 model with the smaller wheels and single chainring drivetrain.

cane creek helm air

The Cane Creek Helm Air has taken five years to develop and is made entirely in the USA. With beefy 35mm stanchions and a chunky wheel arch.

bell super 2r

With its removable chin-bar, the Bell Super 2R is two helmets in one. Remove and stow the chin-bar in your pack or on your rack on long climbs.

Each month we show you all the new exciting tech. Here we have an innovative bike stand, the 2018 Stumpjumper, knee and elbow pads from Endura, and Sram NX.

On the outskirts of Gloucester lies the Flyup 417 Project, the UK’s largest privately owned bike park and a true labour of love.

gt lts

GT LTS is back. Except this time it's the name of a new 4-bar suspension layout found on 2019 GT Force and GT Sensor mountain bikes.

voodoo wazoo

Voodoo Wazoo brings two firsts to the sub £500 category: first bike to sport 2.8in Plus tyres and to benefit from the extra stiffness of a bolt-thru fork.

fox 36

The Fox 36 has always been the enduro fork to beat. And 2019 sees some major changes to the FIT damper design that’s guaranteed to keep it that way.

ohlins rxf 36

Taken together, Ohlins claims that the Ohlins RXF 36 suspension fork chassis is stiffer than the equivalent RockShox Lyrik or Fox 36.

Truvativ Descendant DH 35

The Truvativ Descendant DH 35 bar is part of a fleet of bigger bore models in both carbon and alloy, with plenty pro rider signature geometries and widths.