The Identiti Mettle GX enduro bike is a sturdy unit, and it benefits from SRAM’s latest RockShox Deluxe shock and wide-range GX Eagle drivetrain.
On small to medium hits, the back end of the 160mm travel DMR Sled feels amazing with a RockShox Monarch RT3 shock takes care of damping duties.
With mbr’s Hardtail of the Year test still fresh, it's impossible not to compare the B’Twin Rockrider 560 with the winning bike, the Vitus Nucleus 275 VR.
The Specialized Rockhopper is a name dripping in MTB history. There are not many other bikes boasting a heritage spanning over four decades. For many of us, the Rockhopper was…
The KTM Scarp Elite is one of the company’s 14-model XC race bike range. Sitting third from the bottom, the Elite stands out for being one of only two bikes…
Flattering and instilling rider confidence isn’t a trait all trail bikes manage, so the Forme Lathkill LTD deserves props for delivering the fundamentals.
With the 2017 Cube Stereo Hybrid 160 HPA SL 500 the ultimate power-assisted enduro rig is no longer just an electric dream.
The Marin Hawk Hill has nearly all the makings of a great bike. The frame is solid, the sizing is on point and the specification is competitive.
The Calibre Beastnut is a Bossnut on steroids. Same 130mm aluminium skeleton, but the 'Nut's extra muscle makes for a completely different animal.
The Specialized Levo Carbon expands Spesh's eMTB range for 2018 to include three new carbon framed models. Reduced weight and increased stiffness.
With its wide-ratio Pinion gearbox, the Zerode Taniwha enduro rig marries innovation to aesthetics. Superlative suspension, excels on rough terrain.
Giant’s Reign and Trance range of full suspension bikes have long been absolute favourites here at MBR for their superlative handling, suspension and sizing. So putting the shorter travel, race…
The 2017 Specialized Camber Comp 29 is still a rapid, fun bike though, and with tweaks to the specification it could bump it’s rating up a notch.
Lapierre has gone all out in producing a completely revamped ProRace for 2018. Going beyond what is expected from a modern cross country hardtail, the French company has revealed what…
The Forme Ripley has impeccable trail manners. A really neutral riding position, it maintains speed incredibly well, and there’s also compliance.
The Diamondback Sync is the latest addition to their range of alloy hardtails. With prices starting at £375 the bikes are targeted squarely at new riders.
There's nothing logical but something magical about the Transition Smuggler. On paper it shouldn't really work. On dirt it's a different story.
Two years in development, the BMC Trailfox AMP ebike is finally ready. A showstopper at Eurobike the Trailfox AMP is powered up and ready to shred.
Swing a leg over the Trek Top Fuel 9 and the first thing you notice is the suspension is keen to get working. It’s a seriously rapid bike on the…
The Canyon LUX CF 6.9 Pro Race 100mm travel bike is aimed squarely at XC and marathon racers. The LUX promises to be a seriously rapid machine.