Having endured all four of the UK’s seasons as one our fleet of long termer test bikes, how has the keenly priced Vitus Escarpe 29 VR held up?
The Cannondale Habit 5 has totally nailed the fit and sizing and the tighter suspension response makes it feel fast, efficient and fun to ride.
The Trek Fuel EX Plus 5 eats up boulders and roots on the descents. On dry or rocky trails it would be our go-to bike.
The Cannondale Bad Habit 1 is the company's latest trail bike, it maxes out the Plus points and goes big when it comes to old-school fun.
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…
B’Twin is Decathlon’s bike brand and the Rockrider 740S is its latest 27.5in full-suspension trail bike. It sports NEUF anti-bob suspension design delivering 120mm travel.
Once at the bottom, it’s not a battle to cruise back to the top at 20kph and do it all over again!
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…
Point the GT downhill and it starts to make sense
Jumping onto the Giant was akin to getting a shot of adrenaline straight in the arm
The Zobop had us shredding descents every bit as fast as we would on bikes costing considerably more money
The last time we tested the Team FS we complained that our knees knocked on the upper shock linkage and that the 130mm travel suspension felt too comfort focused, lacking…
The Switchblade pivots (sorry) between 29in and 27.5 set-ups but which version really impressed?
Guaranteed to put a massive smile on your face every time you take it for a blast
Need to know 650b e-bike designed specifically for trail riding New 250w Bosch CX system offers power assist Fox rear shock delivers 125mm travel Weighs 20.8kg (45.9lb) >>> The best electric mountain bikes…
As a trail bike, Cannondale’s new Habit 4 perfectly straddles the divide between XC speed and all-day capability
The Spider 275C scurries uphill over loose and technical terrain with efficiency and reliable traction
With wider Boost hubs, frame and fork, the Occam TR H30 is a solid and stable package that goes exactly where you point it
An addictive full suss that's faster than a bee on amphetamines - £1,799