Liv Embolden 1 is an entry-level full-sussser with 27.5in wheels and 120mm travel via a single-pivot linkage design with flex stays and 130mm RockShox fork.
Mild facelift for the iconic Santa Cruz Nomad. Subtle re-profiling of the head tube and BB area with crisp edges and sharp creases.
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 130mm alloy frame.
Since its introduction in 2015, the Calibre Bossnut has been the entry-level full-suspension bike by which all others are measured.
With the introduction of the Vitus Mythique 27, Vitus looks poised to dominate the entry-level full-suspension category just as it dominates hardtails.
The new Santa Cruz 5010 arrives with a lower-link driven shock, proportional sizing and the aim of letting you get creative with your surroundings.
The latest version of the classic Pivot Switchblade 29 trail bike has 142mm travel married to a 160mm Fox 36 fork. Prices start from £5,700.
The combination of the race tuned geometry, floaty suspension and functional build kit, makes the Nukeproof Mega 275c Pro an extremely capable bike.
Our Trail Bike of the Year 2018, the Canyon Spectral AL is the 27.5in bike which all others are measured. It’s undergone revisions to make it more capable.
The new 175mm travel Canyon Torque CF 8.0 shares a lot of the same design cues as the Trail Bike of the Year winning Canyon Spectral.
This YT Capra 27 CF Pro version is entirely carbon (there’s no alloy rockers or chainstays as before) to save grams and refine the look.
This £3,500 carbon Vitus Sommet 27 CRX has the brand’s top-level 160mm enduro chassis that weighs over 300g less than the alloy version.
The Radon Jab's stealth carbon chassis uses a 4-bar layout to deliver 160mm travel and sports some seriously sculpted profiles, braces and sharp headtube.
This year, Jamis has upped the stakes. The price of the entry-level Jamis Dakar A2 has crept up by £100 and Jamis has made some key revisions to the spec.
It’s been three years since we last tested the Giant Stance and a lot has changed in that time. For starters, the price has shot up by £400.
Built around twin-link suspension the Niner RIP 9 RDO 27.5 pumps out 140mm travel. Its Ribcage construction and shorter seat tube accommodate long droppers.
After a long and very public development process the new Scott Gambler has been unleashed, and it's lighter and faster than ever before.
If you look at the geometry on the Kona Hei Hei Trail it appears to have been designed to have more in common with modern XC bikes that its rivals.
It's easy to quickly glance at the 2019 Whyte T-130 S and assume it’s the same as last year’s bike, albeit with fatter 2.6in tyres and a 140mm travel fork.…
Blink, and you could miss the latest round of revisions to the Trek Remedy 8. The biggest change to the frame is move away from Full Floater shock mount.