Review Is Santa Crz’s Stigmata Force 1X AXS RSV the new pedigree standard for progressive gravel performance or a drop bar mountain bike mongrel?
Review YT has reworked its Jeffsy trail bike, adding more tech, more price, and better performance
Review Cotic’s Jeht 2 is a superbly sorted, primarily UK-built, steel-framed trail charger that can tackle the toughest trails flat out in a distinctively charismatic, eco-friendly way
Review The F232 is a common sight in the XC race world, but how does this lightweight fork with downcountry intentions play out on trails when not between the tapes?
Review Trek’s Checkpoint has unique progressive geometry and scissor frame features and all the mount points you could want. But is it a multi-surface, multi-mission master or a complicated compromise?
Review A new in-house flat pedal in two platform sizes from the German direct sales bike brand
Review The shorter travel version of Specialized’s subversive mullet bike is a huge amount of fun, especially for dynamic riders, and it’s a bloody bargain too
Review Don’t judge a book by its cover, Lapierre Overvolt GLP3’s external battery might look dated but it is one of the best handling enduro e-MTBs out there
Review Want to go bikepacking but don't have a suitable ride? Aeroe has you covered with its super-versatile and rugged Spider rack and bags that will fit virtually any bike
Review Cargo shorts from Cape Town. With an Italian-sounding name and a definite European edge to their styling, these high-end feature-packed bibs are full of promise, but did they live up to initial impressions?
Review Giro's Insurgent Spherical is designed to deliver top protection and comfort. We inadvertently put it to the test in a real-life crash situation
Review The Tenaci GA40 uses a clever take on an old-school idea and adds a big chunk of aero R and D, but how does that work on the trails?
Review Merida’s 130mm travel One-Twenty (yes you read that correctly) aims to be the bike of the people, offering an up-to-date, do-it-all platform at a reasonable cost
Review Our midpack XC tester sees the light – in every sense – as he hits the trails on the high-end RC World Cup model of Scott's legendary Scale
Review Think the motor and battery are the most important part of e-MTB performance? SRAM’s new Eagle Powertrain will instantly change your mind (and your gears)
Review Specialized’s Epic World Cup is a stunningly clean design that revives a radical suspension concept in a state of the art, ultralight chassis, but it’s not without its flaws
Review American Classic Mauka promises all-condition downcountry performance at an all-time great price, however, can they compete with their pricier peers?
Review Merida’s new longer-travel bike takes the standard One-Sixty aluminum frame and amplifies the fun factor, with more suspension up front and a coil-sprung rear shock