With its double-butted aluminium frame, the Saracen Zenith Pro is one of the lightest bikes in the whole 2019 Hardtail of the Year test.
Saracen Traverse 29er sports a modest 100mm rear travel via a pivotless ‘Flex Stay’ carbon rear triangle, this combined with an aluminium front triangle.
The Saracen Tufftrax is a fun bike to ride, the frame is just big enough to accommodate my frame and there’s something playful and poppy about it.
New Saracen Ariel Elite has suspension and character influenced by the Myst downhill bike and it’s gained a new sense of purpose.
Saracen is aiming to recapture its glory years with its latest Saracen Kili Flyer. Will a fresh start breathe new life into this venerable brand?
The Saracen Tufftrax Disc has a quality 6061 aluminium frame that endows it with a smooth and rewarding ride. Shimano shifting adds to the quality.
Sports a ride quality that puts it head and shoulders above most of the bikes in this category
A lightweight frame let down by its sizing and shape - £1,199
An addictive full suss that's faster than a bee on amphetamines - £1,799
Flyer by name, but a little lacking in reality
Read the full review of the Saracen Mantra Pro hardtail
While most bikes companies are coming to terms with 650b wheels, Saracen is celebrating the Zen's second birthday
Exclusive first test ride video of Saracen's new suspension bike - in depth test in the newsagent 7/4/10