2017 is coming to an end and it’s time to look back at the year. We’ve reviewed more than 80 different MTBs over the last year and they are better than ever before. Read on to find out which 14 bikes impressed us most.
Canyon Spectral 2018
The 150/140 mm Canyon Spectral has always been the bike to beat in group-test, but, after 4 years at the top, it was growing old. The latest 2018 model gets a new suspension layout, sharp new design, new sealed bearings and looks amazing. The king is dead, long live the king!
Full article: First Ride Review: Canyon Spectral 2018
GIANT Reign SX
Like a charging rhino in ballet shoes, the new GIANT Reign SX is ready to take on the burliest trails with an agility that defies it’s 15.04 kg weight. Rocking 170/160 mm of travel from its superb Maestro suspension it laughs in the face of rocks and the increased offset fork switches line as fast as you dare.
Full article: Giant Reign SX 2018 Review – The Devil Is in the Details
Marin Wolf Ridge 9
The Marin Wolf Ridge 9 has looks that only a mother could love, but there’s some serious tech hiding inside that monstrous mono-swingarm. The 160/160 mm 29er is a big-hit bike that climbs like a scalded cat. Yes, the bike is polarising and buying a Wolf Ridge will make you the talk of the trail, but you will be riding too fast to hear it.
Full article: Marin Wolf Ridge 9 Review – Running with the Wolves