Whyte's 901 hardtail is a stiff, stable and excellently balanced package for out on the trails
Read our first impressions of the quintessentially British Piglet hardtail
The 650b Kona Explosif 27.5 is a do-it-all hardtail with a steel frame, 120mm fork and 20 gears
Check out this review of the VooDoo Aizan 29er hardtail, the little brother of the award-winning Bizango
MBR reviews the Pinnacle Ramin 3 in the £1,000 category of our Hardtail of the Year test
Read our review of the Marin Palisades Trail 29er as part of MBR's Hardtail of the Year test
The 650b hardtail that bucks the trend for 29in wheels on the XC race circuit.
Read our review of the Scott Contessa Scale 920 in our Hardtail of the Year test
Find out how the Cube LTD Pro fared in the sub-£1000 category of MBR's Hardtail of the Year shootout
MBR reviews the Boardman Fi MTB Comp in the women specific field of Hardtail of the Year
Read our review of the Specialized Myka Elite Disc in MBR's Hardtail of the Year
MBR's Hardtail of the Year in the Women Specific category - read our full review here
Good components made the Rockhopper a real contender in MBR's Hardtail of the Year — but how did it fare?
2013's Hardtail of the Year offered modern geometry and a great parts package
Read our review of the £999 Merida Big Nine TFS 900 from our Hardtail of the Year test
Great handling and riding position only let down by a few budget options in the drivetrain
Offered in both 26in and 29in guises, the Lapierre Raid 629 is a formidable package at under £600
Watch behind-the-scenes footage of our biggest ever bike test
Watch the video and read the reviews for MBR's Hardtail of the Year awards 2013
Charge Bikes have a new bike coming, check out our exclusive camera phone spy shots!