BikeRadar’s complete guide to 2010 mountain bikes and kit

Massive round-up of all the latest products

This article is your one-stop shop for details of all the new mountain bikes and products you need to know about for 2010.


We’ve scoured trade shows, attended launches and gone the extra mile to bring you the most comprehensive coverage of all the latest kit that’ll soon be hitting shop shelves.

We brought you our complete guide to 2010 road bikes and kit last week; here’s the lowdown on all the new off-road gear.

We’ll be bringing you reviews on BikeRadar as soon as we get the chance to put these bikes, components and accessories to the test, but until then, sit back, relax and read on…


Eurobike: BH’s Ultimate carbon hardtail and more

Lightweight bikes for road and mountain

Eurobike: Bianchi unveil 2010 lineup

Classic fixies to carbon full-sussers

Cannondale 2010: Mountain bike highlights

Scalpel, RZ One20, Flash 29er and more from Utah

Eurobike 2009: Cannondale’s Flash aluminium hardtail

Also, updated road and urban machines for 2010

Cannondale debut Simon suspension concept

Will it change the face of bicycle suspension design?

Eurobike: Off-road frames and trickle-down road tech from Canyon

German online bike company’s latest offerings

Commencal 2010: The lowdown

New carbon range, hardcore hardtails and more

Cotic’s new bikes

Updated Soul and BFe plus a new  X cyclo-cross bike

Ellsworth debut new carbon hardtails

Plus two new road bikes and a ‘crosser


Evil Bikes Sect exclusive

Long awaited 140mm mountain bike uses Delta suspension

Felt 2010: Cranking it up a few notches

Road, time trial, mountain, track and urban highlights

GT causing a Ruckus in 2010

Plus new Sensor trail bikes

Giant 2010: More Maestro and a new range of components

Massive weight losses for downhill and freeride bikes

Jamis launch three mountain bikes

Three wheel sizes to choose from: 26in, 650B and 29in

Eurobike: KTM debut electric mountain bike and more

Time trial, downhill and more machinery from Austria

Kona 2010: New mountain bikes, road models and more

Mix of new arrivals and old favourites

Knolly Bikes’ 2010 Podium downhill rig

We spoke to Knolly’s Chris Glew and team racer Alan Crisp about the bike and its development

Eurobike: 2010 Mondraker mountain bikes

Spanish bikes causing a buzz


Niner offer the Air 9 carbon hardtail

Wagon-wheel skeptics take heed!

Norco 2010: New lineup from the freeride-friendly folks

Belt-drive, road and fixie models, plus updated mountain bikes

Pace’s new mountain bike frames

Four new frames for 2010 plus an easily serviceable new bottom bracket

Rawland’s Drakkar and Ravn steel dirt bikes

Drop-bar monster ‘cross and singlespeed optional 650Ber

Ridley 2010: Lots of changes for aluminium models

New road and cyclo-cross models, and a mountain bike

Eurobike: Santa Cruz drop 29er bomb

Tallboy 29er carbon full-sus from NorCal

Scott 2010: Road, cyclo-cross and mountain bike updates

Improved comfort and more advanced control from Scott


Specialized 2010: New mountain bikes

Totally new Stumpjumper and Enduro plus huge women’s range

Trek 2010: First look at the new Top Fuel

Custom-tuned shock gives top-end race bike a boost

Trek 2010: Putting the Fuel EX through its paces

New shocks, carbon and rubber, plus a doomed ultra marathon

Trek 2010: Freeride, jumping, Gary Fisher, cyclo-cross, women’s

Trek World fills remaining bike lineup holes for 2010

First rides: 2010 Trek Remedy and Scratch

We put the latest Treks to the test on Moab’s world famous trails

Eurobike 2009: NiteRider, DT Swiss and Van Nicholas

New bikes, lights, wheels and forks

Yeti’s revamped ASR Carbon and DJ frames

Stiffer cross-country frame, beefier dirt jump tubeset

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Eurobike: Alpinestars enter mountain bike market with a bang

Motocross clothing giants unveil new range including carbon neck brace

Eurobike: Road hubs from Chris King

Lighter, quieter and silkier plus new bottom bracket and headset

First look: Fizik 2010

New seatpost, plus stiffer, lighter Antares saddle

Fox Racing Shox 2010 launch

Changes aplenty in the new lineup

Eurobike: Full Speed Ahead in 2010

New ‘cross brakes and refinements

Geax & Vittoria: 2010 tyres for road, dirt and e-bikes

Italian rubber to meet the road (and dirt)

Ground Effect clothing, SealSkinz gloves

Toasty bib tights, waterproof 3/4-length shorts and a versatile jacket/gilet

Hope 2010 at Eurobike: From hubs to eternity

Also: carbon fibre road wheels and tweaks to stems

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Mavic 2010 at Eurobike

New computers, wheels, clothes and shoes

$4,500 sunglasses from Oakley

Outrageously priced carbon shades

Latest Atherton and Vanderham kit from PRO

Saddles, bars, stems and more

Eurobike: Pearl Izumi update their footwear for 2010

Re-energised range

Eurobike: SRAM’s new aluminium road wheels; exclusive RockShox bits

Expanded power meter range too

Eurobike: Selle Italia preview Naked saddle and more

Plus new kit from Answer and X-Fusion

First look: Shimano Deore 2010

Overhaul for entry-level mountain bike groupset

Shimano deore:
Paul Smith

Sun-Ringlé’s 2010 wheels

Five new models include a professsional-level wheelset

New products from Syncros for 2010

Stems, wheels, posts and pedals

Eurobike: TRP’s new brakes

Road and mountain bike stoppers

Troy Lee Designs 2010

New D2 helmet and riding clobber

Eurobike: Troy Lee unveil Steve Peat edition D3 helmet

Plus other full-face lids and clothing

Eurobike: Tune use magnets in new hub

Anniversary gruppo and other bits from Germany

Eurobike: Scale-defying brakes, hubs and more


Ultra-light bits from Germany

Ultra light: ultra light