2009 mountain bike product round-up

One-stop page for next year’s new bikes and bits

If, like us, you’re getting hot under the collar over next year’s new bikes and bits, we’ve put together a guide for you on all the product launches we’ve covered on BikeRadar.com.


We’ve seen new components like Truvativ’s Hammerschmidt gearing system, updates to bike models from Specialized, GT and Santa Cruz, and new bikes fromUK brands Genesis and Islabikes.


Let’s get stuck in then – here’s the list with an example model of each of the new bikes:

GT Force Pro Specialized S-Works Epic
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2009 Diamondback XTS Moto Genesis Altitude-Ti
Santa Cruz Nomad Salsa El Kaboing
Ridley Crosswind Trutativ Hammerschmidt
Islabikes Rothan Commencal Meta 5.5
Pivot Firebird Scott Genius Carbon
Marin Attack Trail Iron Horse Sunday World Cup