Photo of Santa Cruz hardtail mountain bike in yellow

The much-revered Santa Cruz Chameleon turns 25 in 2022 (much like our beloved MBR magazine). This do-it-all hardtail rolled into production in 1997 and is one of the longest-running model…

Specialized Turbo Levo

One of the original mountain biking innovators has handed over the reins at Specialized. Mike Sinyard is disengaging from his position as Specialized CEO, but will remain in a chairperson…

BikeYoke is best known for its dropper posts, but the German component maker has revealed a new 35mm bore stem – the Barkeeper. A single-piece stem without the traditional faceplate,…

If you are a flat pedal purist, it doesn’t mean you don’t care about watts. Riders who prefer the support and control of riding flats, might not be obvious candidates…

Want to filter more fun into your rides instead of muting trail feedback? Airdrop’s new 27.5” bike might be just the thing. The Peak District company differs from most other…

Transition has become the latest boutique bike brand to introduce an e-bike. The Bellingham company has added Shimano’s proven EP8 system to what is essentially the Transition Sentinel frame. And…

Revel has a new version of its Rail enduro bike platform, with bigger wheels. The American carbon-fibre bike brand, known for its patented Canfield Balance Formula (CBF) suspension, has finally…

Enduro bikes with high-pivot chainlines are all the rage this year. And Eminent is the latest brand introducing a frame with an idler wheel. The American brand, known for its…

MBR cover issue 274 April 2022

The latest issue of MBR is out now, and it’s our special 25th anniversary issue! Packed full of inspiring ideas and routes to help you find new places to get…