Yeti Cycles: Yeti SB165 long-term review (Best Review)

Yeti Cycles: YEti SB165By Alex Evans Yeti Cycles: The SB165 is a new trail bike that offers an impressive range of performance features and top-of-the-line geometry. At first glance, it may not appear to have the same stiffness or agility advantage of other Yeti models; however, review of trail time on a number of these bikes […]

Cannondale Bike: Cannondale Jekyll 1 review (Best Review)

Cannondale Bike Review (Jekyll 1) By Robin Weaver Cannondale Bike: Cannondale has been around for a long time and their company is still growing, creating many new designs to suit all kinds of requirements. One of the most recent creations is the Jekyll Mountain Bike, which has built upon Cannondale’s reputation for making high quality mountain […]

YT Industries: YT Izzo Pro Race review (Best Review) 2021

YT Izzo Pro Race By Ed Thomsett YT Industries: YT’s first short-travel bike, the Izzo Pro Race, is said to have been inspired by the beauty, efficiency and sharpness of the Samurai’s katana sword. Its sleek carbon frame certainly looks the part, and the brand’s direct-sale model allows it to undercut many rivals on price, especially […]

Santa Cruz Bicycle: Santa Cruz 5010 CC X01 RSV review (Best Review)

Santa Cruz 5010 CC X01 RSVBy Robin Weaver Santa Cruz Bicycle: Santa Cruz has been working through its full-suspension line-up methodically, giving each bike a dramatic makeover. This time, it’s the turn of the 5010. While its silhouette now resembles that of the Nomad, Bronson, Hightower, Heckler, Megatower and Tallboy, there are plenty of differences to […]

Rondo Bike: Rondo HVRT CF0 long-term review (Best Review)

Rondo HVRT CF0 long-term reviewBy Warren Rossiter Rondo Bike: The Rondo HVRT seemingly came from nowhere to attain our coveted Bike of the Year crown last year. Personally, I was completely blown away by the HVRT’s wonderful on-road ride performance and its ability to alter the way it handles by flipping a chip in the fork […]

BMC Bike: BMC Agonist 02 One review (Best Review)

BMC Bike: BMC Agonist 02 OneBy Alex Evans BMC Bike: The Agonist is claimed to be one part endurance race bike and one part go-anywhere trail rig. How has BMC managed to strike this balance and has it had to make compromises along the way? Well, it says it’s relaxed the geometry to tone down the […]

Saracen Bike: Saracen Zenith Elite LSL long-term review (Best Review) 2020

Saracen Zenith Elite LSL ReviewBy Max Wilman Saracen Bike: Saracen’s Zenith Elite LSL 29er hardtail is a progressive 130mm trail bike, which it claims is “probably the fastest hardcore hardtail you will find in the market today”. LSL stands for long, slack and low, suggesting that this bike will have a nice low centre of gravity […]

Vitus Mythique 29 VRS Best review

Vitus Mythique 29 VRS reviewBy Mick Kirkman Vitus Mythique: As part of the Chain Reaction Cycles/Wiggle empire, Vitus is known for excellent value for money, and its new Mythique 140mm trail bike, available with 650b or 29in (tested) wheels, offers new-school geometry and sensible, reliable parts for a great price. Vitus Mythique 29 VRS frame The […]

Specialized Roubaix Comp UDi2 (2020) Best Review

Specialized Roubaix Comp UDi2 ReviewBy Warren Rossiter The 2020 Specialized Roubaix takes the ground-breaking Future Shock-equipped machine that debuted in 2017 and evolves it into a racier version of the cobble-crushing design. The Roubaix is a suspension-equipped road bike. When it comes to front suspension there are two types: splay, which relies on the fork being […]