Triple Black Diamond ‘Helfare Highway’ comes to Caersws Bike Park

Here’s a track that I have zero plans of ever riding (I’m realistic in my skills goals), but I’m glad it exists (although also slightly glad it’s far enough away...

McLaren launches 161Nm torque eMTB range 

Yes, that McLaren. Of Formula 1 fame, purchased by footballers. The makers of supercars have turned their attention to ebikes. There is a long history of car manufacturers doing bikes...

Whyte ELyte 150 Works review

Combined, the good motor, brilliant build kit and great frame of the Whyte ELyte 150 Works makes for a fabulous mountain biking experience. Which it should do. Because it costs...

Yamaha YDX Moro 7 review

This Yamaha YDX Moro 7 is in the shiny 30th Anniversary colourway. Yep, 30 years since Yamaha’s first foray into pedal assist bikes. Pros Cons In a sea of perfectly...

Vitus E-Mythique LT VRS review: Quite Good (While It Lasted)

The Vitus E-Mythique LT VRS launched as a brand new entry-level full-power e-bike model with 160mm of rear travel, an alloy frame, mixed wheel sizes and a 95Nm Bafang M510...

Cannondale Moterra NEO SL first ride: 19.5kg, 85Nm, 601Wh

The Cannondale Moterra NEO SL really does deliver on the brand’s aim to build ‘The lightest full-power mountain bike ever’. Apparently the Cannondale Moterra NEO SL came about after an...

Living with an e-bike – Part One

In it for the long haul – A journey into e-bike ownership. Here’s Sanny’s first instalment of a multi-part series of features detailing life with an electric mountain bike. Part...

Upgrade Bikes takes on Fazua servicing

Good news for mid-power motorheads. Also, ZyroFisher has taken on service duties for Mahle Smart Bike Systems. Fazua press release: FAZUA announces new service partnership in UK Ottobrunn, 15. January...

Canyon Neuron:ON CF 8 review

As a short-travel but full-power eMTB, I think the Canyon Neuron:ON has tough sales game ahead of it. But to dismiss it might be to miss out on a great...

Lapierre EZesty AM LTD review

In a nutshell, the Lapierre EZesty AM LTD is a 140/140mm travel, mid-power, carbon framed, 18.5kg, electric trail bike. Pros Cons In a nutshell, the Lapierre EZesty AM LTD is...

Norco Sight VLT C2 review

The Norco Sight VLT C2 may not be the bike you think it is; it’s very much an all dayer climber ‘n’ cruiser. Did I mention how well it climbs?...

Haibike Lyke CF 10 review

This Haibike Lyke CF 10 is one of those new fangled mid-power e-MTBs. 140mm travel at both ends. Full 29er. 60Nm of torque provided by the Fazua Ride 60 system....

SRAM Powertrain motor is a game changer

Regardless of how it performs, the new SRAM Powertrain motor means the bike industry has more of a one-stop-shop than ever before when it comes to speccing their e-MTBs. Shimano...

New Carbon e-Gravel Bike From… Moots!

In a move that will no doubt have a few people hammering at their keyboards and attempting to set fire to titanium frames, Moots has announced a carbon fibre bike....

Dear Bike Industry, make this e-bike

As a bike reviewer in 2023AD I am unsurprisingly asked the same question quite a lot. The question may vary slightly in the words used but essentially it is always:...

Details of the Santa Cruz Heckler SL

Deets: C & CC carbon frame, MX wheels, Fazua Ride 60,18.5kg weight, 430 Wh battery, 65 Nm, 150mm VPP, 64.3° head angle, 77+° seat angle. Yes, we’ve asked to have...

Cairn E-Adventure Limited Rambler Edition review

Cairn E-Adventure Limited Rambler Edition is a great commuter bike that can handle a bit of singletrack and bike-packing mini-adventures. Pros Cons Let’s get straight to conclusion. Although this bike...

vitus e-mythique lt vrs

Vitus E-Mythique LT range starts at £3,299

The Vitus E-Mythique LT is a brand new entry-level full-power e-bike model with 160mm of rear travel, alloy frame, mixed wheel size and a 95Nm Bafang M510 motor. The ‘Mythique’...

NeBD: Propain Ekano 2 AL

New (e)Bike Day! The previous Propain Ekano was one of our favourite e-bikes of recent times so we’re very excited to hear about a new and improved version. Here you...

Canyon Strive:ON – Race Up, Rave Down

Canyon has launched a new addition to its electric line up: the Strive:ON. This ditches the Shapeshifter of the non-electric version, and sets its eye firmly on E-Enduro racing. A...

Privateer E161 launches today

The long-awaited pedal assist version of the Privateer 161 gets its official launch today: say hello to the Privateer E161 with a Shimano EP-801 motor and 630Wh battery. We’ll get...

Saracen Ariel 50E Review

The Saracen Ariel 50E may only have 60Nm torque but there’s no way Benji would trade in this bike’s amazing handling prowess in exchange for 25 more Nm. Pros Cons...

E-everesting, Keneveresting, Nevereveresting Again? New Uphill World Record by Ebike

Inspired by the previous achievement (antics?) of Claudio Caluori, two riders have taken on the challenge of beating his ebike everesting world record. OK, so write up reads a bit...

Pinion E-Drive

Pinion E-Drive System: E-Bike Gearbox Motor

Pinion have crammed a motor into the gearbox. Here’s details of the Pinion E-Drive System AKA Pinion Motor.Gearbox.Unit (MGU). TLDR: Pinion E-Drive System Pinion press release in full: WORLD’S FIRST....

Bosch Performance Line SX

Bosch Performance Line SX: 55Nm, 600W peak, 2kg

Joining the mid-power mountain bike melée, the Bosch Performance Line SX offers 55Nm of torque in a low-weight package with more piggyback battery options. TLDR: New Bosch Performance Line SX...

WIN THIS BIKE! Is This The Best E-Bike Under £5k?

And you can win yourself one! The Saracen Ariel 50E is more than the sum of considerable parts. Great geometry, great suspension, great parts allied to a capable Shimano STEPS...

Canyon Neuron:ON CF8 First Ride Review

The new Canyon Neuron:ON is the trail bike of the e-assisted Canyon stable. Hannah was out at the launch in northern Italy to try it out, here’s her first ride...

New Canyon Spectral:ON Builds, New App, New Security Features

There’s a new Spectral:ON launched today, which is interesting to a point, but really what’s exciting about it is the new Canyon App and Connectivity Module that are launched with...

Canyon Strive:ON CFR – First Ride Review

Canyon has launched a new addition to its electric line up: the Strive:ON. This ditches the Shapeshifter of the non-electric version, and sets its eye firmly on E-Enduro racing. Developed...

Canyon Torque:ON CF 9 – First Ride Review

Canyon has launched the new Torque:ON CF, an electric self–uplift bike, this time in carbon fibre. It’s quite a different beast to the alloy Torque:ON, and something of a step-sibling...