With its recently revised geometry the 2018 Specialized Enduro Pro 29 now has the attitude and riding position to capitalize on its 165mm travel.
Orbea Rallon combines efficient pedalling dynamics with light weight and it feels like a very capable 29er trail bike with enduro race bike geometry.
The new Whyte G-170 S is smooth, composed and balanced. It is easy to set-up and even easier to ride flat-out. A full-blown gravity focused race weapon.
Nukeproof has done an amazing job with the new Nukeproof Mega 275 Comp. The geometry and sizing are on point, the specification is on the money.
We’ve been impressed by the sensitivity of Trek’s RE:aktiv dampers from RockShox and Fox, but the Trek Remedy brings sensitivity to another level.
There’s a tightness to the Nukeproof Mega 275 Factory that makes it easy to pick a line and stick to it. Confident hitting tracks flat out from the get go.
The Bird Aeris 145 is an enduro machine with 145mm travel with modern geometry and sizing. This is a big, slack bike for tall as well as short riders.
Bike Of The Year 2017! The sheer pace of the Trek Fuel EX 29 throws petrol on the heated wheel size debate and then fans the flames. A real firestarter.
With the Pivot Mach 5.5 the brand waited seven years before deeming itself ready to bring out the successor its most popular bike ever, the Mach 5.7.
The Evil The Calling is the perfect downhiller’s trail bike. With maximum grip, cornering shred-factor and attitude. Easy to ride for intermediates too.
Mojo’s groundbreaking Geometron G13 29er won’t cramp your style, no matter how tall you are. Here's Roo's final verdict on his longtermer.
Expensive carbon enduro bikes are two a penny, and cost a pretty penny too, the Antidote Carbonjack has an identity and a ride quality that’s truly unique.
Our longterm test verdict on the Specialized Enduro Comp 650b; Specialized's enduro machine sucks up big hits without compromising sensitivity.
The Whyte S-150 C Works looks set to be the new benchmark 29er trail bike. It feels more solid than a YT Jeffsy and more capable a Specialized Stumpjumper.
The Jeffsy CF Pro Race 27 takes the stock 27 platform and pumps the travel up to 160mm. It’s something of a lone wolf within the Jeffsy 27 range.
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 the Norco Optic A9.1 the brand has the sizing of the bikr dialled in, the weight distribution sorted and the specification is on point.
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.