bike tests

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: 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
Tested: Felt Decree 2

Tested: Felt Decree 2

Felt bicycles have been around since 1994, and have a strong presence in the professional road, time trial and triathlon scene, patenting their own carbon miracles and sponsoring pro road team Hincapie. 23 Jun 2016
Tested: Scott Contessa Spark 700RC

Tested: Scott Contessa Spark 700RC

Scott is a brand that has pushed boundaries time and time again with the release of super-light bikes. 17 Jun 2016
TESTED: Orbea Occam TR M30

TESTED: Orbea Occam TR M30

The history of Orbea is the history of Europe in miniature. 15 Jun 2016
TESTED: Mondraker Dune RR

TESTED: Mondraker Dune RR

All photos by Robert Conroy 11 Jun 2016
TESTED: Trek Procaliber 9.7SL

TESTED: Trek Procaliber 9.7SL

In the highly competitive world of XCO racing, the hardtail is still king. 5 Jun 2016
TESTED: Trek Top Fuel 9.8SL

TESTED: Trek Top Fuel 9.8SL

Trek bikes have been around for donkey’s years making bikes at the top end of the performance and innovation spectrum. 29 May 2016
TESTED: Norco Aurum A7.1

TESTED: Norco Aurum A7.1

Bred from the North Shore of British Columbia, Norco has been one of the longest serving mountain bike companies to come out of Canada. 22 May 2016
Cairns Bike Check: Julien Absalon's BMC Fourstroke

Cairns Bike Check: Julien Absalon's BMC Fourstroke

The UCI XCO racing has been dominated by two riders in the men's racing in recent years - Nino Schurter and Julien Absalon. 22 Apr 2016
TESTED: Fuji Auric 1.3

TESTED: Fuji Auric 1.3

Images: Tim Bardsley-Smith 20 Apr 2016
Project O - The Norco Optic is released

Project O - The Norco Optic is released

Photos: Michael Owen 14 Apr 2016