Orbea Occam SL M-LTD review

The Orbea Occam SL is the svelte sibling of the Occam SL and LT duo. This Occam SL looks to the fast, light, distance side of trail riding.

Orbea Occam LT M-Team review

The Orbea Occam LT is an engaging ride. It requires and rewards an accurate rider who pays attention at all times. Which is not a bad thing.

Orbea Occam LT or SL? Here’s how to decide

The latest update to the Orbea Occam sees it become two distinct models – the SL and the LT. Both trail bikes. But very different rides.

Orbea Laufey H-LTD review

It\'s just as well the Orbea Laufey H-LTD handles so well because if we turn our attention to the build kit, it\'s something of a harder sell.

Orbea Rallon gets more travel, more dropper, more storage

The new Orbea Rallon increases to 167mm rear travel and can accept longer travel droppers than before. And it has frame storage.

Orbea Launches Two New Occams: SL and LT

The Occam has seen a few iterations over the last few years and this update sees two distinct models - the Occam SL and the Occam LT.

Orbea Occam M10 LT

Orbea Occam M10 LT review

Orbea Occam M10 LT - an Occam, but more so. It’s a long-legged trail bike with a focus that will chime with what many people are looking for.

First Look: Orbea Occam M10 LT

Occam LT is the wilder Occam. More aggressive geometry, Fox 36 forks. 10mm more travel at each end. Looks like a very handy burly trail bike.

NBD: Yeti SB140, Orbea Wild, Transition TR11, Saracen 2023, Cotic x Never Strays Far

New Bike Day! There\'s been a flurry of new bikes announced: Yeti trail bike, Orbeaebike, Transition DH, Saracen \'23 and Cotic colab.

New Orbea Oiz: XC racers need only apply

The new Orbea Oiz retains its cross country race appeal but bumps up the travel to 120mm front and rear. And is lighter and stiffer.

Damien Oton

Take A Lap with Damien Oton

There’s often a lot more to riders than meets the eye. It’s always good to see a little more of what goes on behind the scenes. Check in with Damien...

10 most read bike reviews 2020

Top 10 Bike Reviews of 2020

It’s been a pants year for a lot of reasons, but we’ve still managed to test some great bikes. Here are our top 10 bike reviews of 2020. Below are...

Orbea Alma

Orbea Alma | Superlight hardtails from £799!

The latest Orbea Alma hardtail offers impressive race ready weights at a price to suit every pocket. Orbea gets 1/3 of its revenue through its XC bikes, so it should...

New Orbea Oiz | Now even lighter than before!

The latest update to the Orbea Oiz is revealed, and it uses a new OMX carbon which results in what Orbea claims is the lightest frame in its category. The...

Orbea Occam M10 2020 Review | One Bike, Many Purposes?

Ross hops aboard the Orbea Occam M10 – is it really the all rounder it’s billed as? Last year Orbea relaunched the Occam as a 140mm travel, do it all...

Orbea occam

Fresh Goods Friday 484 | Flashy bike, full-face, and spendy rims!

Another riveting episode of Fresh Goods Friday featuring spendy carbon bits, the latest head protection, and powerful new Shimano stoppers. This week’s episode stars the Orbea Occam M10, a beautiful...

Orbea Occam – A New Trail Bike. But For Left Handers Only?

There’s a new Orbea Occam on the block! And this time it means business, drawing inspiration from the successful Rallon enduro machine. The Occam has been fully revised and now...

Orbea Wild FS eMTB Boasts An Off Trend “Upright Trail Bike Position”

There is nothing that we love more than receiving a Press Release on the day that the embargo is to lift. We especially love it when the press release drops...

First Ride Review: 2019 Orbea Oiz

After fourteen years and only two generations of the Oiz, it was time for a change. Orbea has done just that with a host of improvements for the new 2019...

Fresh Goods Friday 403: Apparently this is the underwear and gardening tools issue

Between the heat, the many (many) products, and the excitement about football Eurobike, we can barely think. SOme of you are probably past thinking anyway, since the Scottish school holidays...

What Can This New Orbea e-Road Bike Teach The e-MTB Market?

Today Orbea launches its new carbon fibre Gain – an e-road bike. Looking as close to a normal road bike as possible, it’s only the small button on the top...

The Orbea Oiz Gets Rowdy For 2019

The Orbea Oiz, a full suspension XC bike, has been around for 12 years now – our man Stu Taylor has just ridden one at high speed round the Highland...

Video Teaser: Highland Trail 550 – Making long distance racing look fun (almost)

In case you missed it, Stu Taylor was off to tackle the Highland Trail 550, after an intense training regime that even included ‘boredom training’. We’re pleased to say that...

Stu Taylor’s Highland Trail 550: Ready, Get Set…

Stu Taylor doesn’t just make Singletrack Beer. And he doesn’t just roast coffee (but he does that too – he’s a good man to know at any time of day).…

orbea occam tr am

Orbea Updates Occam TR & AM For 2018

The new 2018 Occam AM bumps up to 150mm travel, while the 120mm travel Occam TR offers both 29in and 27.5+ compatibility

First Ride- 2018 Orbea Rallon

Dean Hersey gets some back to back runs on the new long travel 29er from Orbea

Welcome Home Doug

Could you move to another country just like that? Doug from BasqueMTB talks about leaving Scotland for Spain There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A MEMBER-ONLY STORY. JOIN US…

Fresh Goods Friday 269

It\'s come around again - more awesome gear that\'s appeared in the office over the last week! Come and take a look

Eurobike 2015: What the…? PART ONE

A look at the weird and the wonderful at Eurobike this year. Actually, mostly the weird, if we\'re honest

2016 Orbea – the Loki

The final, and fattest, bike from last month\'s Orbea press launch emerges from embargo