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...

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...

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...

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?...

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....

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

Benno Boost E CX Cargo Bike – Tested for 700 miles

Hannah (and her visiting American partner, Kevin ) have been testing out the Benno Boost E CX Cargo Bike. Here’s their dual input review of a summer spent hauling around...

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...

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...

Giant Reign E+1 Pro Review | For The Long Way Round

Sanny checks out the Giant Reign E+1 Pro – a long travel, 650B wheeled, full suspension ebike from Giant. Price: £4,999 From: giant-bicycles.com Size tested: Large Period tested: 3 months...

Review | Merida eONE-FORTY 9000: Does less travel equal more fun?

Antony checks out the ‘ride it all’ Merida eOne-Forty 9000 – a trail ebike for those that want a nimble ride. I have to hand it to Merida, they’re so...

All new Canyon Spectral:ON First ride review with new integrated battery system

Sanny has been unleashed on the hills north of Barcelona where he got his sticky little mitts on the latest iteration of the Canyon Spectral:ON. Keep reading for our 2020…

Kinesis Rise review

Review | Kinesis Rise E-Trail Hardtail

The Kinesis Rise E-trail is an e-Bike like nothing else I’ve ridden before, so what did I think of its lightweight approach? UK brand Kinesis has taken the idea of...

Specialized Turbo Levo SL Comp Carbon | First Ride Video

Ever since I tried my first eMTB over 6 years ago I’ve been waiting in anticipation of the time when I’d be able to lift one over my head. It’s...

Cairn Adventure 1.0 | E-adventure, E-gravel, E-commute?

Hannah gets her first taste of an e-gravel bike, with the Cairn Adventure 1.0. Is it for disappearing into the hills, or just riding to work? You’re probably aware of...