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...

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....

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...

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...

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 Trance X Advanced E+ Elite Just 18.8kg @ 400wh

‘Trance X Advanced E+ Elite’ is quite a mouthful for sure and I’ve not yet come up with a handy short name for it and that’s despite sitting on this...

Whyte E-160 RSX review

Whyte Bikes has come an awful long way since the actual days when Mr Whyte was involved. From pioneering mega-complex multi-link machines with non-telescopic suspension forks (the PRST-1) through to...

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:...

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?

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.

orbea rise m10

Orbea Rise M10 review: just happens to have a motor

With the amazing Orbea Rise M10 diet electric mountainbike, Orbea has taken the low fat e-MTB principle and run with it.

2022 Focus Jam² 7.0: first ride review

Just in time for the most miserable bit of the year, Focus has launched the new Focus Jam² ebike with the tagline “Happy Place”. Antony takes a first look at...

Giant Trance X Advanced E + – the new kid on the e bike block and First Ride Review

With the launch of the Trance X Advanced E bike range, have Giant finally hit it out the park?

Review: The Saracen Ariel 50E Elite – does a top-end build equal a top-end bike?

As regular readers of these pages will know, there’s a bit of a split appearing in the ebike world. On the one side, there are bikes which promise a diet...

Riese & Müller Packster 80 Cargo Bike – What Fuel Crisis?

Reviewed back in Issue 131 of Singletrack Magazine, the Riese & Müller Packster 80 has done more than just deliver groceries. It’s started a revolution… Riese & Müller is a...

Benno Boost E CX Cargo Bike – Tested for 700 miles

This product was selected for our Editors’ Choice Awards 2022, as published in Singletrack Magazine Issue 146 In the Editors’ Choice Awards we highlight our standout bikes and products from...

Cairn BRAVE – a Back Road Adventure Vehicle for Everyone?

When I reviewed the Cairn Adventure 1.0 I wished for a more adventurous and burly specced option. It’s almost like the team at The Rider Firm have listened to what...

Review: Preparing to nuke the EMTB competition with the Nukeproof Megawatt Factory

It was only a matter of time before Nukeproof produced an eMTB but the question was would their first eeb be a GigaWatt or a Nukeproof MegaWatt? Just recently I...

Orange Phase REview

Orange Phase Factory Review – UK made EP8 powered power hour smasher

The Orange Phase eMTB takes all the benefits of an Enduro Orange and injects it with the power of Shimano’s latest EP8. I know that a picture or an Orange...

Swytch ebike kit battery

Swytch Ebike Conversion Kit Review: Did It Convert Us?

Antony checks out Swytch, a lightweight ebike conversion kit that replaces your front wheel. It’s neat and relatively cheap, but is it any fun off-road?

Islabikes eJimi e-bike – A Real World Review

Kevin Brennan is a lifelong cyclist and mountain biker, a regular face at the Monday Night Pub Ride, er, rides and is definitely old enough to know better. So who…

YT Decoy Elite Review: A great value eMTB with a flashy £6299 price tag!

The YT Decoy Elite takes Decoy pricing up above £6K but for this price, you get a carbon frame and components that other brands would charge £10k+ for! YT bikes…

Marin Alpine E Trail

Marin Alpine Trail E1 – Motorised radness on a budget

It’s tricky, this ebike malarkey. Do I write the review for people who are accustomed to regular bikes and are looking to dip a toe into the e-bike water? Or…

santa cruz bullit emtb review

Review: Santa Cruz Bullit returns as a Gloss Lavender eMTB and it RIPS!

Andi received one of the first 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit eMTB\'s to test ahead of launch and watching this review we think be might be in love. The last time…

Review | Canyon Pathlite:On 8.0 and Croozer Vaaya 1 trailer – The ultimate family adventure setup?

Antony enlists this Canyon Pathlite:On and Croozer trailer for some e-assisted family adventures. The Canyon Pathlite:On originally caught our eye thanks to a feature idea involving a family gravel tour...

monkdraker grommy first look

First Look | Mondraker Grommy 16 “my first eeb”

When Mondraker released the Grommy range of kids’ eBikes earlier in the year the comment section and most of the internet was set ablaze with angry comments upset with ‘lazy’...

merida eone-sixty 8000 review

Review Merida eOne-Sixty 8000 | Purple powerhouse

Following on from our review of the Merida eOne-Forty earlier this year, Andi throws a let over the longer travel Merida eOne-Sixty 8000 to see what this STEPS powered eMTB...