bike tests

Long term review: Transition Smuggler Carbon frame set

Long term review: Transition Smuggler Carbon frame set

See how the Transition Smuggler carbon frame-set has performed in our long-term test! 23 Apr 2020
TESTED: Canyon Torque CF 8.0

TESTED: Canyon Torque CF 8.0

Testing Canyon's gravity all-rounder! 10 Apr 2020
We test the Aldi Premium 29er Mountain Bike

We test the Aldi Premium 29er Mountain Bike

Aldi have done it again with their 29er Premium Mountain Bike, bringing rock solid parts and handling to a hardtail that sells for just $449. 24 Mar 2020
TESTED: Norco Optic C2 2020

TESTED: Norco Optic C2 2020

Putting the latest Norco Optic through its paces! 9 Mar 2020
TESTED: Orbea Occam M10

TESTED: Orbea Occam M10

Testing the trail focused Orbea Occam M10! 27 Feb 2020
TESTED: Canyon Neuron CF 9.0 LTD

TESTED: Canyon Neuron CF 9.0 LTD

Testing the Canyon Neuron CF 9.0 LTD 130mm trail bike! 27 Dec 2019
Tested: Transition Smuggler

Tested: Transition Smuggler

See how our Transition Smuggler long-term test bike has handled the trails so far! 3 Dec 2019
TESTED: Felt Decree 1

TESTED: Felt Decree 1

We test the trail focused Felt Decree 1! 30 Oct 2019
TESTED: Marin Gestalt X11

TESTED: Marin Gestalt X11

We test the adventure option from Marin Bikes, the Gestalt X11! 25 Oct 2019
TESTED: Pivot Shuttle

TESTED: Pivot Shuttle

Here's a no expense spared eMTB that aims to ride like any other trail bike, the Pivot Shuttle! 7 Sep 2019
Tested: Santa Cruz 5010 CC Frame set

Tested: Santa Cruz 5010 CC Frame set

Pick one - versatile, playful or durable. What about all three in one? The Santa Cruz 5010 CC looks to tick all these boxes! 9 Jun 2019
Tested: Trek Slash 8

Tested: Trek Slash 8

The Trek Slash 8. Just like the carbon models, only better… possibly. 27 Apr 2019
Tested: Whyte T-130s

Tested: Whyte T-130s

We test what trails the T-130s trail bike is likely to demolish! 23 Apr 2019
TESTED: Norco Fluid FS 1

TESTED: Norco Fluid FS 1

A killer value trail bike with an unmatched fun factor, meet the Norco Fluid FS 1! 15 Apr 2019
TESTED: Trek Remedy 9.8

TESTED: Trek Remedy 9.8

Check out this long-travel trail bike, the Trek Remedy 9.8. 8 Apr 2019
TESTED: Norco Sight VLT 2

TESTED: Norco Sight VLT 2

The Norco Sight VLT has hit all the right numbers - but how does it stack up on the trail? 14 Dec 2018
TESTED: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 770 MSL

TESTED: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt 770 MSL

Seasoned tester Lachlan McKillop puts the Thunderbolt 770 MSL through it's paces. 30 Nov 2016
TESTED: The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR S-Works 6Fattie

TESTED: The Specialized Stumpjumper FSR S-Works 6Fattie

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years you’ll definitely have noticed that wheels and tyres in the mountain bike industry have been getting bigger. 28 Jul 2016
Tested: Santa Cruz 5010 C

Tested: Santa Cruz 5010 C

The 27. 17 Jul 2016
Tested: Pivot Mach 429 Trail

Tested: Pivot Mach 429 Trail

The turning point of trail bikes 13 Jul 2016
Tested: Norco Sight C7.2

Tested: Norco Sight C7.2

Norco have been present in the mountain bike game for a long time, but until the past two or three years they had shrunk away from having lots of market-leading bikes, and become one of the 'other' Canadian bike brands. 5 Jul 2016