The Orange Five certainly isn’t new, but the Halifax brand has made significant changes for 2020 that pep up this trail riding classic.
New version of the Orange Alpine 6, complete with improved cable routing and, wait for it, bottle cage bosses under the down tube.
With 29in wheels, cutting-edge geometry and 150mm of travel, the £2k Calibre Sentry race bike looks set to transform the entry-level 29er enduro category.
The Process has evolved over the years and the latest Kona Process 153 DL 29 sports 153mm of rear travel and a 160mm fork, just like the 27.5in bike.
The 2019 Cube Stereo 150 29 is bang up-to-date with a stretched out, low-slung frame with neat features, great lines and added standover clearance.
The Whyte S-150C looks set to be the new benchmark 29er trail bike. It feels more solid than a YT Jeffsy and more capable a Specialized Stumpjumper.
Hot on the heels of the Wolf Ridge, Marin introduce the Marin Mount Vision with the R3ACT–2 Play suspension system from Naild.
The Rocky Mountain Instinct trail bike gets a big-travel makeover worthy of its North Shore Inspiration with the Carbon 90 BC Edition.
Far from abandoning its innovative Shapeshifter system, for the new Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team, Canyon has partnered with Fox to improve and refine it.
While £4k represents the starting point for some carbon enduro bikes, with GT you get the top of the range model. That model is the GT Force Carbon Pro.
Winner of our 2018 Trail Bike of the Year test, the Canyon Spectral proved beyond a shadow of doubt that it really is the compete package.
Laura Bailey saddles up her new Trek Remedy 8 27.5 Women's in a bid to ascertain whether or not women's specific rigs are worth it.
Ultimately, we have a lot of great bikes passing through the mbr office, but none this year have impressed us as much as the Yeti SB150.
The B'Twin Rockrider AM 100S is available with three different wheel sizes. From smallest to largest, the same bike takes 27.5in, 27.5 Plus and 29in wheels.
The full-carbon Niner RIP 9 range shaves weight with a new production process. This redesigned enduro rig climbs like it's on rails.
The all new Intense Carbine 29C is a 155mm travel enduro weapon rolling on 29-er wheels. We had a thrash of the top-end Factory model.
Designed to meet requirements for tough EWS races, the Ibis Ripmo is a longer travel 29er from a brand with reputation for fast pedalling, efficient bikes.
The Santa Cruz Hightower LT uses their older style VPP configuration, with the shock tucked under the top tube and driven by the upper rocker link.
A compelling combination of light weight, long travel and grin-inducing handling puts the Scott Genius 900 top of its class.
Voodoo has three full suspension bikes. The Munster at £850, the Voodoo Canzo at £1,000 and the Zobop at £1,250. All three use the same 140mm alloy frame.