The carbon Spectral CF walked away with our Trail Bike of the Year award. Does the more affordable Canyon Spectral AL offer the same level of performance?
The Norco Fluid FS has long been one of the best entry-level suspension bikes on the market, and for 2019 Norco has raised the bar once again.
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.
Whyte T-130C is still a really capable trail bike and can be ridden harder than the original, but has fun-loving personality has been traded for raw speed?
The combination of the race tuned geometry, floaty suspension and functional build kit, makes the Nukeproof Mega 275c Pro an extremely capable bike.
This Orange Alpine 6 is a special edition celebrating 30 years of Orange bikes. Stealthy black and gold finish with XX1 bling and Cane Creek suspension.
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.
The Scott Ransom replaces the old Genius LT and builds on the success of the shorter travel Genius and Spark (our previous Trail Bike of the Year winners).
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.
With smooth double pass welds and a matt finish the alloy frame on the mid-range Boardman MTR 8.8 could easily pass for carbon.
The Santa Cruz 5010 is the cult offering in Santa Cruz’s range. The 5010 remains a fun-focussed 130mm travel bike designed solely for 27.5in wheels.
Launched over three years ago, the Mondraker Dune XR is still streets ahead of its rivals in terms of sizing, our size L dwarfing most brands XXLs.
Hard not to love the Santa Cruz Nomad CC. It looks drop dead gorgeous, pedals better than most 140mm bikes but you have 170mm to get you out of trouble.
The 2018 Giant Reign Advanced 0 has class leading sizing and geometry plus a race-tuned coil shock and revised suspension linkage.
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.
Yes, the Polygon Siskiu D5 frame is top-notch but the parts spec is lacking. If it was £750 it'd be a steal but it's outclassed by other £1k full sussers.
Does the Jamis Dakar A2 entry-level full-sus boast the firepower to outgun the benchmark Bossnut? 120mm-travel trail bike available on Cycle To Work scheme!
Calibre Bossnut needs no introduction. It’s now in its third iteration the latest Calibre Bossnut Evo version has moved things forward once again.
Santa Cruz Bronson has borrowed the Nomad’s new suspension layout, grown fatter wheels and longer geometry. Can it retain its Best Ever Trail Bike status?