hardtail

First Look: Norco Torrent A1

First Look: Norco Torrent A1

The Norco Torrent A1 is an aggressively priced and aggressively specced hardtail. 6 Oct 2021
Canyon's new Exceed CFR weighs just 835g

Canyon's new Exceed CFR weighs just 835g

Canyon's new Exceed sets a new benchmark for the German brand. 18 Aug 2020
Merida's new Big Trail hardtail

Merida's new Big Trail hardtail

The new Merida Big.Trail is the kind of hardtail you'll want to ride. 13 Aug 2020
RideFarr's new do it all frame - the ATB

RideFarr's new do it all frame - the ATB

RideFarr's new ATB frame might just be your next best project. 1 Jul 2020
Cannondale's new Lefty Ocho and F-Si hardtail

Cannondale's new Lefty Ocho and F-Si hardtail

Cannondale have continued to breathe life into their hardtail with the latest F-Si and brand new Lefty Ocho. 18 May 2018
TESTED: Salsa Woodsmoke Carbon 27.5 plus

TESTED: Salsa Woodsmoke Carbon 27.5 plus

Salsa is a brand that all too frequently flies under the radar with quality, well designed and hard riding bikes. Can the Salsa Woodsmoke Carbon 27.5+ keep up the tradition? 4 Jun 2017
TESTED: BMC teamelite 02

TESTED: BMC teamelite 02

A high expense. Does the ride quality of the BMC teamlite 02 make up for a mid range parts spec? 18 Jan 2017
FIRST LOOK: Merida Big.Nine 7000-E

FIRST LOOK: Merida Big.Nine 7000-E

Merida have brought the Big.Nine into a whole new era with their redesign for 2017. We've been putting one of models through its paces for Issue #157. 10 Oct 2016
FIRST LOOK: Trek Procaliber 9.7

FIRST LOOK: Trek Procaliber 9.7

The Trek Procaliber 9.7 has just rolled into the office to test in the next issue. Impressions so far? Fast! 18 Sep 2015
Focus Launch The 2016 Raven Max Rocket!

Focus Launch The 2016 Raven Max Rocket!

Softtails are the new hardtails - and Focus have designed the Raven Max to take the sting out, while still getting lighter. 14 Jul 2015
Hardtail back country fury with Nick Tingren

Hardtail back country fury with Nick Tingren

It's rare to see a hardtail trail edit these days unless it comes from Chromag (see above) or Cotic but when they do appear, they are always top notch. 15 Jan 2015
Chris Akrigg - IS CHRIS PLAYING OUT?

Chris Akrigg - IS CHRIS PLAYING OUT?

"Chilled out Old school hardtail sessions, and thats all there is to know! " With Chris Akrigg that truly is all you need to know, just watch and learn squids. 29 Jun 2014