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Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Expert

As winner of our 2022 Trail Bike of the Year test, the Stumpy Evo Comp has more than proved its worth. So what, if anything, does the more expensive Expert…

£5,800.00
Score 9

Orbea Rallon M-Team

rbea The new Orbea Rallon will be ripping it up on the EWS circuit this year piloted by Martin Maes. We swung a leg over it to see how it…

£6,999.00
Trek Slash test winner

The Trek Slash 9.8 XT is an enduro bike with progressive geometry and 29er wheels and 170/160mm of travel, and offers a performance that seriously impressive. Good enough to make…

£6,000.00
Score 10

A photo of the Canyon Strive CFR in silver and black standing on a forest path

It’s already the EWS’s fastest bike under Jack Moir, but that hasn’t stopped Canyon pushing the boundaries with the brand new Strive CFR with the goal of becoming one of…

£6,099.00
Side photo of the Santa Cruz Megatower standing on cobbled street in France

‘Bigger and badder’ exclaims the slogan on Santa Cruz’s marketing blurb for the new Megatower. Considering the first generation bike was hardly a minnow, boasting 160mm of rear wheel travel…

£8,999.00
GT Force Carbon Pro LE side view at dusk

The thoroughly redesigned new GT Force Carbon Pro LE is the brand's new 29er enduro race bike with a carbon front end and alloy rear.

£5,500.00
Score 8

Photo of black Moustache Samedie e-mountain bike on rocks with a landscape view behind

The competitively-priced Moustache Samedi Game 11 from the French e-bike specialists is an enduro-ready eMTB with a large capacity 750Wh battery for riding further, longer and faster, plus 29er wheels…

Photo of Forbidden Dreadnought standing against a brown background

Forbidden now has a big gun but who needs the Forbidden Dreadnought XT when the Druid is already billed as capable? In short... everyone. Let me explain.

£6,799.00
Photo of Canyon Spectral 125

Don’t let the relatively short travel on the Canyon Spectral 125 fool you; this is a bike that’s been engineered to feel capable in a wide range of trail environments.…

£5,649.00
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…

£2,999.00
Orange Stage 6 Evo SE

Tired of feeling disconnected from the trail thanks to miles of suspension travel? Well, the Orange Stage 6 Evo aims to deliver that frenetic, plugged-in feeling you get from the…

£6,400.00
YT Jeffsy Unchanged 6 with RockShox Flight Attendant

YT’s contender for best trail bike on the market is the acclaimed Jeffsy, and the flagship bike in the Jeffsy line is the Uncaged 6. Why uncaged? Well, not only…

£8,992.23
Score 10

Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 1 with Live Valve

Fox Live Valve equipped bikes have always demanded a premium. And while that’s unlikely to change any time soon, the recent introduction of the new Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29…

£5,999.00
Score 7

Salsa Blackthorn

Best known for its gravel and adventure bikes, Salsa has also spent years blending secret sauces for top-tier mountain bikes. The stealthy Blackthorn is its current 140mm travel rig that’s…

£3,200.00
ARBR RB2 first ride

What’s the hottest trend in analog mountain bike design right now? Yup, you guessed it, it’s the high-pivot idler suspension design. From niche brands like Forbidden, Deviate and Antidote, to…

YT Izzo Uncaged 7

YT launched its short travel Izzo 18 months ago, and in its original form it was a short travel bike with 130mm travel that bridged the gap between trail and…

£6,835.13
YT Industries Jeffsy Core 2

Whether you’re 5ft 1in or 6ft 4in tall, you won’t have any issues achieving a glove-like fit on the YT Industries Jeffsy Core 2.

£3,212.21
Score 8

Canyon Spectral CF 7

As a two time winner of our Trail Bike of the Year award the Canyon Spectral CF 7 has always been the bike to beat.

£3,399.00
Score 9

Whyte T-160 RS V1

Whyte T-160 is a brand new addition to their trail bike range. Available in two models; entry-level T-160 S at £2,800 and top-end RS version we have here.

£3,600.00
Score 9