The Trek Skye SLX impressed with its tuned fork and wheels size specific approach in the £750 women's category in the Hardtail of the Year test
Cannondale's Trail SL 29er 2 is a reworked version of its 26in bike. How well do the big wheels crossover?
The Specialized Jett Comp scored strongly in the £750 Women's specific category of our Hardtail of the Year test
In the £1,000 category of our Hardtail of the Year test, MBR reviews the Giant Talon 29er 1
The Marin Bobcat Trail promised a lot on paper but failed to shine in the £750 category of the Hardtail of the Year test
The Scott Scale 770 comes with plenty of racing pedigree and some nice touches
The B'Twin Rockrider Big 8 is just a few small tweaks away from being our favourite £750 hardtail
The Kona Lava Dome is uninspiring, even at this price level
The Cube Aim SL comes in £50 cheaper than most entry level hardtails and still boasts some impressive components
The 13 Incline Alpha is an impressive stride into high end bikes from the Halfords own brand
Compact, capable and completely free of flowery graphics - £750
More affordable version of one of our favourite 29er hardtails
With Forward Geometry leading the way, we take the Vantage RR for a blast in the rough stuff
The old Pitch was a classic, can this one rekindle the flame?
A new brand from Halfords that promises simplicity and value.
Falls short of the Zaskar legend - £1,299.99
There's already a 29er Clockwork, now Orange has introduced a 650b version - £1,250
The thought of a carbon 29er hardtail frame for less than £300 sounds enticing, but can it live up to the test?
Kinesis has switched to titanium for a feature-rich hardtail that covers two wheel standards in three sizes
The Grand Canyon has a carbon frame sexy enough to charm any rider, spec to boggle the mind and an amazing price tag