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
NS has entered the trail bike market with the Eccentric, a beautifully crafted steel hardtail with 650b wheels and a penchant for a comfy ride
New direct-sales mountain bike brand Bird ruffles some feathers with its killer value 650b hardtail
A smooth ride but lacks precision due to poor tyre choice and a long stem
A great frame let down by mediocre components
A big-wheeled, big-fun, boutique hardtail that loves it steep and technical
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First introduced last season, the Stache is billed as a trail-ready 29er hardtail designed to meet all the exacting demands of the modern mountain biker. The frame shares most design…
Our £1,000 Hardtail of the Year offers a good all-round package and an amazingly fun ride — and it's now reduced to £799.99
While most bikes companies are coming to terms with 650b wheels, Saracen is celebrating the Zen's second birthday
Why Commencal's Meta Titanium brings a classic material into the 21st century