Useful utility bike with spec and shape issues
New frame puts the Rift Zone into the ‘fast but fun’ zone
Do sharp looks mean sharp performance from Boardman?
Forget the price and just ride flat out!
Everything you need for UK ‘road’ riding?
Some neat features, but geometry and fork issues
Can new geo and gearing conjure up extra trail magic?
A stiff, no-nonsense bar with precise feedback
Fat and slack but definitely not lazy
Brand new frame for Scott’s affable all-rounder
Cotic’s aggro hardtail gets fully stretched for full-gas riding
Brand-new direct-sell UK all-roadster
The best road bike you can buy for £500
Is the dynamic Datum still competitive?
Stylish full Shimano, smart-axled all-rounder
The new Trigger is a double-barrelled trail blaster
‘Longer and lighter’ evolution improves UK all-dayer
Get your wheels squeaky clean
A crazy expensive but truly blissful fat-tyre ride
The Edict proves that sheer speed never goes out of style
New range includes an all-new race bike pairing and a revised rear end on its distinctively light weight trail bike
Austrian speed machine that takes the techy approach to XC
Reliable, relatively affordable dropper
A benchmark brake
Premium Canadian dropper that backs up an impressive range of fit options with excellent reliability
Smooth, lively ride with frame and kit frustrations
Excellent contemporary trail frame, if you tune it right
Is Whyte’s Wessex the ‘ultimate UK road bike’ it claims?
Totally sorted electrified enduro bomber
Will the Scout survive a post-apocalyptic beasting?
A reliable suspension investment
Fantastic grip and support if you take the time to tune it properly
Agile, punchy and well priced
Rewriting the rules of short-travel chaos control
Smooth-rolling solid hoops
Trades less stability for a light, agile feel
The latest version of this classic hardtail is a category, character and wheel-size-blending beauty
Top-fun steed that shames a lot of ‘superbikes’
Disc version of an alloy favourite
Stealthy, user-friendly take on powered riding
Is SRAM’s flagship gold groupset truly the gold standard of mountain bike propulsion?
A tough all-conditions option
The no-nonsense tubeless option
Direct-drive smart training with a solid design and some cost-cutting measures