News Endura’s latest MT500 range is even tougher on the trail and kinder on the environment
Review The first full-suspension XC bike from Polish MTB brand, NS Bikes, is literally a long way from conventional. But can a lightweight frame and componentry live up to the frantic fun promise of enduro geometry?
Review Can component brand Syntace's new superlight 31.8mm cockpit compete with the latest larger diameter and all-in-one setups available? We’ve been hitting our test trails hard to find out
Review Spectro and Demos are the brand new big coverage bike specs from Italian brand Koo. We’ve been riding in brilliant sunshine, brutal wind and lashing rain (often in the same day) to see how they compare to the current benchmarks
Review Smith’s Koroyd-loaded open-face helmets are super popular for their excellent fit and enhanced protection but does the brand-new Mainline full-face perform as well for ‘full-send’ specialists?
Review The latest version of Ergon’s Enduro backpack is loaded with innovative ergo features but do they actually work on the bike? We’ve been taking it on epic days all summer to find out
Review Gore’s C5 shirt and shorts are designed for fast summer trail riding, so that’s what the Bike Perfect test team have been doing in them
Review WTB has revamped its saddle range around a whole new wrist-based fit system. We’ve been trying out two extremes of its mountain bike range for the past few months to see how the system and the saddles themselves work out
Review Wolfpack is the tire range from the rubber guru behind the top compounds from Continental, Specialized and Schwalbe. Bike Perfect has sunk its teeth into three of its 29er trail options to see how far up the tire food chain they rank
Review Merida has taken on board UK dealer and rider feedback to create its all-new Big.Trail hardtail. How does it ride and how does that compare to the benchmarks in this hotly contested category?
Review Sweet Protection’s Ripper has it's signature Swedish style at a newly affordable price. How does the simplified, single size design work on the trail though?
Review Sweet Protection’s latest Trailblazer uses trickle-down tech and a fresh, aspirational aesthetic to create a distinctive and deceptively breezy trail/enduro lid
Review The first eBike from German uber-tech legends Liteville is also its first carbon framed bike. That’s just the start of its signature innovation list too, but how does that translate onto the trail?
Buyer's Guide Discover the best mountain bike power meters we've tested in Bikeperfects' guide to the best kit for measuring off road watts
Review Is Specialized’s new Status the super confident but still playful gateway gravity bike they’ve been subversively suggesting on social media? Bike Perfect has been pushing it flat out to find out
Review Kenda’s Regolith tires are designed as trustworthy all-rounders with a penchant for looser, drier days. We have been riding the lightly armoured STC and E-bike ready EMC versions through a varied summer to see how they fare
Buyer's Guide Smooth shifting with BikePerfect’s round-up of the best MTB groupsets to buy this year
Buyer's Guide Transform your bike's performance with Bike Perfect's roundup of the best mountain bike upgrades
Review Have Sweet Protection found the sweet spot of comfortable all day pedalling without compromising protection
Review It might be DH tagged but Mavic’s lightweight, secure-fitting, safety boosted helmet is a well-sorted trail all-rounder for the ups and the downs
Review Smoother steel frame and high control ‘Race’ spec make Ragley’s Big Wig look a lot of fun on paper. We've been blasting the local singletrack and enduro descents to see if that’s true on the trails
Buyer's Guide Our guide to the best bike locks available to keep your bike safe when out and about or at home
Review Bontrager’s Rally mountain bike helmet brings WaveCel protection tech to a much lower price point but what’s it like to ride in?