New long-fork whippet cuts cost but not corners for singletrack speed
An excellent sub-£100 disc brake option
Positive shifting with SRAM's crud-resistant 1:1 actuation
Powerful disc brake with Alp-proof performance
Still hardcore after soft shape makeover?
Beefy fork gets better better action for 2008
Well proven with great feel and power but not happy when hot
Still the world's best titanium hardtail?
Light & controllable UK-grown disc brake
A rock-solid bargain disc brake option
What's the trail truth behind titanium frames?
All-mountain for all pockets
Superb detailing and low weight make it a winner
Great feel and XC power, but expensive and not that light either
Titanium fizz for UK pop kids
Since it started six years ago, On-One has created some superbly innovative and shockingly good-value frames
Scottish epic specialists Endura add some useful features to excellent eVENT performance.
Ride & build quality justifies huge frame price
Queen Victoria wouldn’t have been amused had her regal sweetheart had one of these set into his crown jewels
The first brand to follow in On-One’s ‘one man and his shed’ footprints, the Soul has a loyal army of lovers
Questionable value for money compared to Deore
Potentially great value forks once fettled to your taste
Curtis has been hand-crafting immaculate custom frames in the UK since 1972, so it knows its alchemic art inside out.
A slick and smooth all-rounder
Hard-stopping globetrotter that can handle a bit of rough
Mainly of interest to racers and weight weenies
The X9’s trigger gives a lightweight and rapid throttle shift, but slippery grips let them down
Looks great on paper, except for the shock
We liked the way the first-generation Genesis bikes rode, and now they have been tweaked even closer to our ideal trail bike tastes for ’08
Clever adjustable-length cranks with great rings