The new Zesty AM’s long, low and lithe
Does the BMC Speedfox SF03 Trailcrew live up to its big-trail taming promise or is the long-travel Trailcrew version overkill and overweight?
Bold, curvy and built for fun, the Scott’s Contessa Scale 710 is a perfect playmate for newbies and veterans alike.
Good quality components but the ride quality is let down by the details
The Cali’s handling capability and reassuring stability make it a fun bike to ride, with the result being that your skills can develop while you’re having a blast.
The Scott Spark 700 Plus Tuned is a blazingly good short-travel ripper that owns the rowdiest of trails. Choose from 27.5in, 27.5 Plus and 29in versions.
If this were a beauty contest the Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp 6Fattie would have wooed the judges with its stunning aluminium frame, dazzling LED control pad, clever design and…
As it stands, the Full E+ 1 is more of a towpath power-house than a genuine singletrack slayer. It wouldn’t take much to bolster the Giant’s rating though.
These full-finger gloves from IXS are just the dab for summer riding
Amongst the best 29er wheels we’ve used. Highly recommended.
More than 10 years old, but even up against far more modern competition it’s still a great caged clipless pedal.
The only reason we can see to buy the T1 over XT is for the colours, of which there are seven.
The new Prizm lens is truly stunning
The Trigger is very comfy with decent padding in the ankle area to protect against knocks and rocks
The World Force is a solid performer, and the best Azonic pedal to date
An incredible flat pedal — tons of grip and well balanced
In terms of fit and comfort, the Rex is up there with some of the best helmets
The Swiss are obsessed with purity and order, and these values are exemplified by the Linkin Trail from Bold Cycles. Hidden shock This exquisite full carbon 29er stashes its shock…
Point the GT downhill and it starts to make sense
The Zobop had us shredding descents every bit as fast as we would on bikes costing considerably more money