What does mbr really think about 29ers? Simple — there are good bikes and bad bikes. Find out how the Trek Rumblefish shapes up...
The trials and tribulations of a custom bike build
Charge is well-known for cult steel hardtail frames, but the 29er Cooker has only recently been plumbed into the range.
After putting Cube’s Stereo through its paces over the past 12 months, mbr’s Mick Kirkman delivers his final verdict.
Few companies have as much experience building hardtails as Specialized. The 2011 Rockhopper proves that it has still got what it takes to build a great one.
Is YT Industries the new Canyon? We've got one of its 150mm travel trail bikes to review in an upcoming issue, but here are a few initial thoughts now it's…
Have 12 months of racing and riding from bike-wrecker Roo Fowler left the Specialized Stumpjumper Evo in shabby shape? Far from it...
Testing the Lapierre Zesty for 12 months has given us a unique insight into how it rides and how it stands up to use and abuse — read the final report
Of the 47 bikes we tested in 2011, six scored a perfect 10 out of 10. But only one will be crowned Bike of the Year
The Giant Trance X4 might not cost the earth, but the fact that it outperforms many bikes costing twice the price makes it our 2011 Full-suspension Bike of the Year
We ride the Nukeproof Mega, a competetively-priced frame designed for enduro racing and gravity riding
Kona invited us to its 2012 bike launch in Crans Montana, Switzerland. Bikes on tap included the new 170mm travel Entourage and the 130mm travel Tanuki trail bike
Based in the Jura mountains, Switzerland, BMC is perfectly situated for developing and testing suspension bikes, so we were keen to find out if there’s more to the Trailfox than…
Scott's new Spark blurs the line between race bike and trail bike. We take to the Tuscan hills to try it for ourselves.
By selling direct to the public, via www.canyon.com, this German brand can pump out bikes that are incredible value for money. But does the Nerve AM 6.0 add up to…
We get aboard Tomac's latest full carbon trail weapon
With 20mm more travel, revamped geometry and a new chassis the 2011 Mount Vision XM9 is climbing up the trail bike charts.
Fitting offset shock mounting hardware to the Devinci Dixon proves as easy as riding the bike
Exclusive first test ride video of Saracen's new suspension bike - in depth test in the newsagent 7/4/10
Testing the Cannondale Moto 3