New Cairn E-Adventure Limited Rambler Edition

Pedants ahoy… Cairn has launched what it’s calling the ‘Cairn E-Adventure Limited Rambler Edition‘… surely this should be the Cairn E-Adventure Rambler Limited Edition? ‘Come and get it now, there’s...

Trek Fuel EXe reviewed (finally)

The new Trek Fuel EXe is an important bike. It’s attracting a lot of attention from the e-curious who don’t think much of the current e-bike offering from elsewhere. NB:...

Mondraker Crafty Carbon RR review

The Mondraker Carbon Crafty RR has 150mm of rear travel, a carbon frame, a Bosch Performance Line CX Gen4 motor and a 750Wh battery. Brand: Mondraker Product: Crafty Carbon RR...

New BMC Fourstroke AMP LT to use TQ motor

New BMC Fourstroke AMP is a 120mm travel Down-X-Country ebike that gets the TQ-HPR50 drive system previously seen only on Trek Fuel EXe models. Press Release: Amplified Progress BMC amplifies...

Ibis Oso – A 170mm e-beast with integrated lights

Ibis reveals its very late entry into the e-MTB market. The Oso is firmly aimed at the big descents scene, being approved for dual crown forks and up to 190mm...

Bosch launches new Performance Line CX Race Motor (it’s rather exclusive)

The new motor is snappily called the Bosch Performance Line CX Race Limited Edition and long story short, it goes up to 11. Watch on YouTube Now the long story…...

Pivot Shuttle LT

Quick deets on the new Pivot Shuttle LT

The full-fat Pivot Shuttle gets a suffix (LT = Long Travel?) and generally more moreness of everything. Here’s a quick squizz at the basics. Pivot Shuttle LT in a nutshell...

Yes, it really is called the Evil Epocalypse

Evil has finally made an e-bike. And it’s full fat. In short, the Evil Epocalypse is like a Wreckoning turned up to 11. Evil Epocalypse in a nutshell 166mm rear...

Pivot Shuttle SL: 60Nm, 430Wh, 16.5kg, £12.5k

The Pivot Shuttle SL has not been the most under-wraps ebike of 2022. Keen e-peepers out there will have seen it popping up on various social media feeds and YouTube...

Canyon Spectral:ON CFR LTD review

The Canyon Spectral:ON CFR LTD is the top of the model range: RockShox Ultimate Flight Attendant system controls a 150mm travel Lyrik and a SuperDeluxe rear shock delivering 155mm of...

5 reasons the Trek Fuel EXe is most important bike of the decade

You may have seen the new e-bike from Trek launch this week. It’s called the Trek Fuel EXe and it’s a Very Interesting Bike. We’d go as far to say...

Whyte E-160 RSX 29er First Ride Review

The Whyte E-160 now comes in all of the wheel size flavours. It’s a height-dependent wheel size smorgasbord though. Any size bigger than a S is available in either full...

Does this chain lubing hack damage Shimano motors?

Sticking a Torx or Allen key into a chainring bolt and then backpedalling the cranks is a common method for oiling ebike chains. But have we been knackering our motors?...

orbea urrun

Orbea Urrun – Shimano EP8 RS equipped hardtail for mile munching

Urrun means ‘far’ in Basque, which is where the Orbea company harks from and hints at what this bike is for. Following on from the success of their full suspended...

YT Decoy 29 Core 3

YT Decoy 29 Core 3 review: still the best ebike?

YT has seemingly always been about giving the people what they want. The original Decoy was a pioneering playbike, so what does the big wheel version offer and to whom?...

Fernando Alonso and his 3D printed ebike

Two-time F1 champ Fernando Alonso recently sold his ‘sustainable athletics’ brand (Kimoa) to SimplyEV and together they’re producing a fully customisable carbon fibre e-bike powered by 3D printing firm Arevo....

Ghost E-Riot Trail Pro review

The Ghost E-Riot Trail Pro has 140mm rear and 150mm front travel on a frame consisting of a carbon front triangle and aluminium one-piece rear, with forged one piece rocker....

Focus Thron2

Focus Thron2: versatile versus compromised

The 130mm travel Focus Thron2 ebike is being heralded with the phrase “more than just trails”. With 750Wh battery capability, it certainly has the juice to get around. Focus Thron2...

Mycle Cargo is a new sub £2k e-cargo bike

With fuel prices going ballistic, there are no doubt going to be lots more people eyeing up e-cargo bikes for shorter distance duties. A few months ago we published a...

Cannondale Moterra Neo

New Cannondale Moterra Neo offers 750Wh Bosch system

Three new bigger battery ebikes launched: Cannondale Moterra Neo Carbon, Moterra Neo Alloy and Moterra Neo LT. Cannondale Moterra Neo press release Cannondale Invites Riders to Break Boundaries with New...

New Canyon Spectral:ON CFR has a 900Wh battery

The Canyon Spectral:ON CFR remains a 155/150mm travel mullet wheel ebike but now has much more range power: 720Wh or 900Wh battery options. Canyon Spectral:ON CFR press release highlights: “Man...

Kook With Kona – or Cook with Charlie?

Who would you trust to give you a good meal, our Charlie the Merchmonger, or Kona’s EU Marketing Manager, Nico? It’s a tough call, but at least Nico is giving...

Silverfish to distribute Forestal Bikes

Silverfish adds second mythical beast to its bike line up. The UK distributors of Yeti bikes have added the even less frequently sighted in the wild Forestal to their roster....

Quick look at Canyon’s new Grand Canyon:ON hardtails

Here’s a quick rundown of Canyon’s new Grand Canyon:ON e-bikes. E-hardtails are bigger sellers in certain parts of the world.

Transition Repeater: ‘just’ a 160mm travel 29er ebike

The Transition Repeater is the brand's first ebike. Does it offer anything above and beyond what's already available?

New Canyon Neuron:ON range starts from £3,749

BNG and new spec sheets for the 2022 Canyon Neuron:ON range plus a more affordable option. The Canyon Neuron:ON 6 set to retail from £3,749. The 130mm travel is on...

Propain Ekano Performance

Propain Ekano Performance review: suits me, sir

Does the Propain Ekano Performance's capable suspension and fun handling overcome its modest battery and Brexit-tastic price hike?

Santa Cruz Heckler gets big battery and big wheel makeover

We’ll get into the spec of this here £11,699 XO1 AXS RSV model Heckler later but we should point out that the 2022 Heckler range starts from £6,999.

New Santa Cruz Heckler: first ride review

Where the previous Santa Cruz Heckler was considered the electric Bronson, the new Heckler is much more like an electric Hightower.

giant trance x e+

Giant Trance X E+ 1: 85Nm, 750Wh, £5699

Giant Trance X E+ is 140mm alloy e-bike with 85Nm motor, neatly integrated grip- and top tube-control and a big battery.