first look

Unboxing the Marin Gestalt X11

Unboxing the Marin Gestalt X11

The Marin Gestalt X11 is a bit of a curiosity here at AMB - with features often found on a bespoke gravel or adventure bike - and drop bars! 9 Jul 2019
FIRST LOOK: Transition Smuggler

FIRST LOOK: Transition Smuggler

We have a new frame in for a long term test here at AMB - here's why we chose the Transition Smuggler. 28 Jun 2019
Building the Momsen Vipa ULTRA

Building the Momsen Vipa ULTRA

The Momsen Vipa Ultra is a marathon and stage race specific bike. With the boom in stage racing right now we thought we better check one out. 8 May 2019
FIRST LOOK: Merida OneTwenty 8000

FIRST LOOK: Merida OneTwenty 8000

The new Merida OneTwenty is a fast trail bike - or is it a marathon bike with long legs? 8 May 2019
FIRST LOOK: Schwalbe Eddy Current eMTB tyres

FIRST LOOK: Schwalbe Eddy Current eMTB tyres

We have fitted up some Schwalbe Eddy Current eMTB tyres - and here's why. 29 Mar 2019
FIRST LOOK: Osprey Siskin 12

FIRST LOOK: Osprey Siskin 12

Osprey's new Siskin 12 is said to be the mountain bike pack to do it all. 18 Mar 2019
FIRST LOOK: Canyon Spectral WMN CF 8.0

FIRST LOOK: Canyon Spectral WMN CF 8.0

The Canyon Spectral WMN CF 8.0 is one of few women's specific trail bikes on the market. 27 Feb 2019
FIRST LOOK: Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29er 1

FIRST LOOK: Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29er 1

Big wheels, moderate travel and some forward thinking design are all part of the Giant Trance Advanced 29er Pro 1. 12 Feb 2019
Meet the new YT Jeffsy

Meet the new YT Jeffsy

YT have brought the modern trail bike numbers to the new Jeffsy. And we think it's your best mate on the trails. 14 Jan 2019
FIRST LOOK: RaceFace Next R31 carbon wheels

FIRST LOOK: RaceFace Next R31 carbon wheels

RaceFace wheels haven't always been available in Australia - but boy, we're glad they are now! 9 Jan 2019
FIRST LOOK: 2019 Norco Range C9.2

FIRST LOOK: 2019 Norco Range C9.2

For 2019 the Norco Range carbon has had a bump up in travel - we've got this hard hitting 29er on test! 23 Dec 2018
FIRST LOOK: Whyte T-130S

FIRST LOOK: Whyte T-130S

The ever-popular Whyte T-130 has had a few more updates, and we've got this short travel enduro bike on test right now. 20 Nov 2018
FIRST LOOK: Alchemy Arktos 29

FIRST LOOK: Alchemy Arktos 29

What's a do it all trail bike look like? Just like this, according to Alchemy Bikes. 25 Oct 2018
FIRST LOOK: Sunn Shamann S1 Finest

FIRST LOOK: Sunn Shamann S1 Finest

The Sunn Shamann is as French as it gets, with aggressive style that is unapologetic in its purposefulness. 30 Sep 2018
What's new on the Trek Remedy 9.8?

What's new on the Trek Remedy 9.8?

The Trek Remedy got a bit of work done for 2019, with a revised suspension setup and geometry, bringing it right to the front of the all-mountain game. 27 Sep 2018
FIRST LOOK: The Wahoo KickR V4

FIRST LOOK: The Wahoo KickR V4

If you love riding outdoors, but often get stuck indoors - you'll want to know about the latest Wahoo KickR. 18 Jul 2018
Introducing DT Swiss 535 suspension

Introducing DT Swiss 535 suspension

DT Swiss have jumped back into the suspension game with their new 535 platform. 3 Jul 2018
FIRST LOOK: Haibike XDURO All Mtn 7.0

FIRST LOOK: Haibike XDURO All Mtn 7.0

We got our hands on the 150mm travel Haibike XDURO All Mtn 7.0 - here's our First Look. 28 Jun 2018
FIRST LOOK: the all-new Canyon Lux full-suspension bike

FIRST LOOK: the all-new Canyon Lux full-suspension bike

You might have seen it at the Cape Epic or in the World Cup, but Canyon have finally released the details of their all-new Lux cross-country full-suspension mountain bike. 26 Jun 2018
FIRST LOOK: Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL

FIRST LOOK: Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL

Canyon have rejigged the Spectral and many suggest it is the ideal 27.5" trail bike. 8 May 2018
FIRST LOOK: Momsen Vipa Trail

FIRST LOOK: Momsen Vipa Trail

Momsen Bikes hail from South Africa, but their Vipa Trail looks to be right at home on Australian trails. 26 Apr 2018