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Liv Intrigue Women's full sus mountain bike

Liv Intrigue

A long-travel trail bike designed specifically for women, the Intrigue sits between the cross-country oriented Pique and the enduro focused Hail in Liv’s full suspension mountain bike line-up. The Intrigue offers capable performance on every type of trail, so is ideal for riders who want one-bike-to-do-it-all.

Read Review | 1st October 2019

Giant Trance mountain bike

Giant Trance

The Giant Trance and Trance 29 are very capable full sus MTBs that are ideal for trail centre loops and light enough for cross country adventures. It’s the do-it-all trail bike for every ride.

Read Review | 7th Oct 2019

Cannondale CAAD Optimo Review

Cannondale CAAD Optimo

The Cannondale CAAD Optimo reviewed here takes many benefits seen on the higher tier CAAD 13 and carries them into this entry-level race bike.

Cannondale has a long history of crafting high-quality aluminium race bikes. The Optimo offers a budget-friendly route into this world of race bikes.

Read Review | 17th Sept 2019

Orbea Wild FS Review

Orbea Wild FS

With its long, low, slack geometry and progressive suspension kinematics, the Orbea Wild FS is built for proper mountain biking.

Read Review | 16th September 2019

Marin Headlands Review

Marin Headlands

The brand new Marin headlands is up for review, a carbon fibre gravel bike from MTB stalwarts Marin.

Read Review | 5th September 2019

Kona Process 153

Marin Pine Mountain

Here we review the all-new Pine Mountain from Marin, a classic steel hardtail that packs modern trail riding ability in with a lot of versatility. This year sees two models in the range.

Read Review | 4th September 2019

Kona Process 153

Kona Process 153

The 2020 Kona Process 153 reviewed here is the latest evolution of a platform that has won applause from the MTB press for its grin-inducing ride characteristics and build kit.

Read Review | 3rd September 2019

Cannondale CAAD13 Review

Cannondale CAAD13

Taking their alloy frame building prowess to the next level the CAAD13 is Cannondales most advanced aluminium bike. True race machines these bikes have the same geometry as the Super Six EVO with a ride quality to rival carbon.

Read Review | 29th August 2019

Cannondale Trail NEO

Cannondale Trail NEO

Based on the very popular Trail hardtail, the Cannondale Trail Neo is an electric mountain bike that offers a great way to ride off-road with a less effort.

Read Review | 4th September 2019

Marin Rift Zone Review

Marin Rift Zone Review

The new Marin Rift Zone is an excellent example of a short travel 29er. The entry level models are very affordable while still offering a capable component spec to go with the great frame geometry.

Read Review | 27th August 2019

Cannondale SuperSix Evo Review

Cannondale SuperSix Evo

Cannondale's SuperSix has long been part of the American brand's stable of fast road race bikes. This newest version of the venerable race bike gives a nod to aerodynamic tubing, claiming to be faster than ever. 

Read Review | 9th August 2019

Cannondale Habit NEO Review

Cannondale Habit NEO

The Habit from Cannondale was one of the most fun bikes to ride this past year. It's part of the new breed of 29er trail bikes with modern geometry that keeps the fun alive.

Read Review | 20th July 2019

Marin Mount Vision

Marin Mount Vision

Building on the heritage of the Mount Vision, Marin take things to the next level with the Naild R3ACT 2 Play system.

Read Review | 17th July 2019

Merida EOne Forty Review

Merida EOne Forty  

If you want to take on challenging climbs and all-day adventures, the eOne Forty is a great choice.

Read Review | 29th July  2019

Merida EOne Sixty Review

Merida EOne Sixty

For tackling challenging trails and all-day epics, the eOne Sixty is a great choice, bolstering not only your power but also confidence and ride time.

Read Review | 25th July  2019

Specialized Turbo Creo

Specialized Turbo Creo 

With its smooth and quiet delivery, the Turbo SL motor gives you just the right amount of power for an authentic ride experience.

Read Review | 16th July  2019

Cannondale Topstone Carbon Force eTap in the woods

Cannondale Topstone

The Cannondale Topstone is a versatile bike that feels at home on gravel tracks but won’t slow you down on the road. With its confident geometry and go anywhere attitude, this is a bike for riding everywhere.

Read Review | 20th June 2019

Cannondale Treadwell Range 2019

Cannondale Treadwell

The brand-new Treadwell from Cannondale looks to be the perfect fun and fitness bike to rekindle your joy of cycling. There are some clever and innovative additions to this seemingly basic bike.

Read Review | 21st May 2019

Specialized Roubaix

Specialized Roubaix

Named after the gruelling Paris-Roubaix road race the Specialized Roubaix is designed to offer a smooth, fast and efficient ride over any road surface, including the very roughest.

Read Review | 24th April 2019

Stumpjumper EVO Pro

Stumpjumper EVO

In this Specialized Stumpjumper EVO review we look at the rowdy sibling of the Stumpy family. While the suspension travel numbers, are exactly the same as the regular Stumpjumper the geometry and components of these EVO bikes is skewed towards the extreme.

Read Review | 8th May 2019

Lapierre Zesty

Lapierre Zesty

The Lapierre Zesty we review here has been completely redesigned for 2019 with help from 10 time DH world champ Nicolas Vouilloz, along with the longer travel sibling the Spicy.

Read Review | 17th April 2019

Cannondale Habit Carbon 2

Cannondale Habit

The Cannondale Habit has been completely redesigned for 2019. This new bike has the poise of a hardcore trail bike while maintaining the fast efficiency of its predecessors. 

Read Review | 4th April 2019

Raleigh Stow-E Way

Raleigh Stow-E Way 

Fun, light, nimble and powerful. The new Stow-E Way from Raleigh brings the one-size-fits-all convenience of a folding bike and matches it to an electric motor.

Read Review | 18th March 2019

Cannondale SystemSix Dura-Ace

Cannondale System Six

The SystemSix is Cannondale’s brand-new aero road bike that is built for speed in real world cycling conditions.

Read Review | 2nd April 2019

Giant Road-E+ Review

Giant Road-E+ Review

An electrically assisted road bike, the Giant Road-E+ is designed to get you up to speed quickly. 

Read Review | 2nd April 2019

Raleigh Motus E Bike Review

Raleigh Motus Review

The Motus is a practical electric bike that offers powerful assistance to your natural pedalling power. 

Read Review | 1st March 2019

Gtech E Bike Review

Gtech E Bike Review

More than just another vacuum cleaner brand, Gtech have taken a truly innovative approach to the e bike. We look at both the City and Sport models in this Gtech electric bike review.

Read Review | 25th February 2019

Marin San Quentin Mountain Bike

Marin San Quentin

Marin offers the San Quentin in three different builds. From entry-level to high-end, labelled simply as the 1, 2 and 3 Marin has created a thoroughly modern and exciting hardtail.

Read Review | 17th Jan 2019

Giant Fathom E+ Review

Giant Fathom E+ Review

The new 2019 Giant Fathom-E+ is a hardtail E Mountain bike that takes the reliable and simple fun of a hardtail and a powerful custom tuned motor from Yamaha.

Read Review | 26th November 2018

Giant Trance E+ Pro Review

Giant Trance E+ Pro Review

With the Trance E+ Pro Giant have at last broken in to the high-performance electric mountain bike market. We look at the four models in this Giant Trance E+ Pro review.

Read Review | 7th November 2018

Specialized Turbo Levo e-bike

Specialized Turbo Levo

The Specialized Turbo Levo is an electric bike with impeccable trail manners. The future of e-MTB's. The Turbo Levo range includes hardtail and full suspension bikes. 

Read Review | 23rd Nov 2019

Giant Stance E+ Pro Review

Giant Stance E+ Pro 

The Stance E+ is the new entry level full suspension e bike that offers the same great value as its non-powered MTB cousin. In this Giant Stance E+ Review we take a detailed look at the both models. 

Read Review | 9th November 2018

Scott Ransom Mountain Bike 2019

Scott Ransom 2019

The Ransom slots right into the range as the Enduro race bike to replace the Genius LT. In this first look Scott Ransom review we look at all the models in the range. There are two wheel size options. 

Read Review | 4th September 2018

Orbea Gain Range Review

Orbea Gain

An electric bike that is designed to enhance your ride rather than dominate it, the Orbea Gain is for those who want the feel of a regular bike, with some extra pedalling assistance.

Read Review | 23rd October 2018

Merida One-Twenty Range Review

Merida One-Twenty

A trail bike to spend all day in the mountains. We review the Merida One-Twenty range, finding a mountain bike in its purest form, and made for you to just get out there and ride. 

Read Review | 22nd October 2018