An outstanding, progressive-minded package
Balanced, reliable and upgradable all-rounder
XC speed machine that’s no slouch in the rough
The new 801 is a sweet ride but deserves a better fork
Potentially rapid carbon-rich enduro ripper
Plus-size hardtail with that classic Ti feel
Shed-built full-suspension shredder with that special steel feel
The Edict proves that sheer speed never goes out of style
Austrian speed machine that takes the techy approach to XC
Do you like avocado with your rides?
Perfect for popping your all-mountain cherry?
An odd mix of components leads to an interesting ride
Still addictive despite its sketchy front end
Smooth, lively ride with frame and kit frustrations
Excellent contemporary trail frame, if you tune it right
A carbon trail bike that seems too good for its price
Enjoyably competent and well-equipped all-rounder
Fun rapid cruiser, but with definite front end limits
Will the Scout survive a post-apocalyptic beasting?
The new carbon Mega is here and we've ridden it
It’s the flagship bike of the UKs brand’s 2018 range, but how does it fare out on the hill?
Long term testing of Transition's rowdy short-travel trail bike
Enjoyably swift, but short on techy trail confidence
A superlight hardtail designed for pure cross-country racers
Does smart weight placement boost trail performance?
The long-anticipated and British-built bike from Hope Technology is finally released
Super-fast newcomer with a split personality
Race-tuned big-wheeler proves red bikes really are fastest
Does a budget price mean this plus bike is deadweight?
Unashamedly in-your-face trail speed at its finest
Yeti’s EWS dominator is smooth, poised and phenomenally fast
The Dune changed the shape of enduro, but it needs an update
Excellent frame shines despite skinny rims and wonky bar
Super-slack and low gravity groover
Versatile, smile-inducing hardcore hardtail
Fat tired hardtail that's loads of fun
Form over function
Troy Brosnan’s new winning ride?
A reliable performer that’s best suited to non-lethal trails
Full-gas aluminium trail hardtail
Fantastic spec, but goes soft when pushed hard
Jack reports back on his time with Celeste prince
Last year’s Trail Bike of the Year winner gets disappointing Fox suspension
Properly rapid racer that sits at the XC end of trail bikes
On-trend geometry with a smooth yet power-sapping ride
An efficient pedaller with a sketchy and upright front end
A decent frame and fork hampered by some cheap spec
Marathon racer gets a so-so trail makeover
Will a new platform for 2018 turn heads towards the latest One-Forty?
Built for putting the power down but has serious heft
Swift full-carbon flier hobbled by cheap suspension
This could (and perhaps should) be your next enduro rig
Merida's enduro-focussed, carbon enduro bike
Whyte’s first ever long-travel 29er
Assisted long travel trail bike
Nice frame and detailing let down by poor tyres and shock
The new big hitting enduro rig from Intense
Orbea's all-new flagship enduro bike sees a full overhaul and a new wheel size
Big fun mid-travel ripper from ahead of the curve Canadians
XC-inspired tearaway has a trick up its sleeve
We put the miles into one of the longest serving long-travel trail bikes out there
Can this British bruiser hold its own in the big mountains?
All new 120mm trail bike has a trick up its sleeve
One bike for all seasons is getting closer
Scott’s quintessential trail bike gets rowdier, more versatile, and a whole lot lighter.
BMC lifts the lid on its new XC marathon bike
Ultralight XC frame puts old school shape on nu skool wheels
This surefooted Spaniard is a rapid racer
Could this German thoroughbred be a bit of a square?
A steel hardtail from the mind of an MTB legend
Light, fat and full-suspension without the brand name
Fourth generation Nomad gets a complete redesign for 2018 and sports some very special wheels
Long-travel rig from the home of freeride
Sheffield steel ripper that’s ready to go full monty
Big on tyres and travel, short on reach and subtlety
First impressions of this outstanding trail bike
Ragley’s radical Bluepig is ready to go hog wild
Norco’s short-travel 29er is a little green monster
Orange’s big-fun hardtail is a genuine mountain crusher
The Fuel you need to set the trails alight?
Reimagined classic is a retro-look ripper
Superb steel ride quality, but unbalanced with a long fork
Not much travel, but a ton of fast-trail fun
Kiwi gearbox DH bike specialist goes enduro
Can Ibis help you find your Mojo?
A decent budget full-sus without all the fuss
A rigid plus bike with an eye for big adventures
Can Nukeproof’s 29er deliver Mega speed and fun?
Rock-crushing rig for battling the hardest DH tracks
Retro XC character but with well-sorted suspension
Multi-mode masterpiece that’s both race fast and rowdy
Focus’ new Jam cranks the trail party volume up to 12
Updated Meta is a properly ready-to-riot trail weapon
The closest you’ll get to a stag party on two wheels
Fast, fun, efficient and surprisingly capable given the unusual geometry