Our Reviews

June 29, 2020

99 Spokes
2020 Cannondale Topstone 105

Cannondale's attention to detail on the Topstone is excellent, and they've made some really interesting design choices to stand out in an increasingly-crowded category. Apparently they've succeeded -- the Topstone 105 has been the third most popular bike on all of 99 Spokes this year.

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June 10, 2020

99 Spokes
2020 Rocky Mountain Growler Jr 24

The Growler Jr 24 is a scaled down version of the popular hardtail from Rocky Mountain Bikes. Like its big brother, it’s a progressive hardtail shredding machine.

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Recent Reviews from Around the Web

January 22, 2021

BikeRadar
Cannondale SuperSix EVO Neo 2 review

Light, racy ebikemotion-equipped machine

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January 21, 2021

Pinkbike
Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic

Lewis Buchanan has a new sponsor for 2021, so we decided to dig into the details of one of his new rides.

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January 21, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
2021 Transition Sentinel XT review – A powerful bike for powerful riders!

Our expectations of the Transition Sentinel Carbon were very high for this group test,not least because the guys and gals behind the brand are really good riders themselves. Its specs look extremely promising, but can the bike deliver on the trail?

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January 21, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
2021 Trek Slash 9.8 XT review – A great all-rounder and a well-deserved Best Buy

The brand new Trek Slash has big shoes to fill, its predecessor being one of the most popular 29er enduro bikes on the market. We were all the more excited to find out if the new bike can hold its own against the increasingly tough competition. Spoiler alert: yes, it can! But there are a few things to consider.

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January 21, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Nukeproof Mega 290 Alloy Pro 2021 review – Guaranteed to get you on a podium

Want to smoke your buddies on your home trails? Looking for a few extra seconds in the hunt for your next KOM? Then the latest Nukeproof Mega 290 is the bike for you! With this bike, the best time is included in the deal.

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January 21, 2021

off.road.cc
Rondo RUUT AL1 Review

The Rondo RUUT AL1 is a gravel bike that offers adjustable geometry via a TwinTip system built into the fork. The adjustments are subtle, but whatever the setting the RUUT is masses of fun to ride – though it doesn't stack up for spec against its competition. Rondo Ruut CF2 review Ragley Trig Gravel complete bike review off-road.cc's Best Bikes of 2020 - Gravel Bike of the Year Award, plus Benchmark, Bargain and Editor's Choice The RUUT AL1 is a great looking bike with an almost industrial aesthetic – the raw finish and chunky welds are intriguing features.

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January 21, 2021

Pinkbike
First Look: Fuji's Rakan LT Adds Travel, Keeps Weird Suspension

Fuji's new Rakan LT gets more travel, less head angle, and all the aluminum.

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January 21, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
Ibis Ripmo V2 review – A crossover between categories

The Ibis Ripmo was the big winner of our trail bike group test. However, it's been updated since, giving it more progressive geometry and a revised chassis. Can the Ibis Ripmo V2 improve on the performance of its predecessor and beat its competition in the enduro segment?

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January 21, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
The 2021 GIANT Reign Advanced Pro 0 review – Let's get rowdy!

There are bikes that make it easy to ride fast. They offer a lot of grip, the rider is positioned centrally on the bike and they're easy to handle. The GIANT Reign is NOT that kind of bike. Still, it's a lot of fun!

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January 21, 2021

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
2021 Specialized Enduro Expert review – Go big or go home!

The Specialized Enduro enters this group test as the defending champion. Spoiler alert: it couldn’t quite clinch the win but it's still an awesome bike for a lot of riders. We found out who this bike is for!

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January 21, 2021

Bikerumor
Review: Ibis Ripley AF is a budget ripper - actual weights, custom builds & more!

We review the Ibis Ripley AF, show our custom build, actual frame weight and complete bike weight, and more closeup details than ever!

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January 21, 2021

Cycling Tips
Specialized S-Works Ares shoe review: A sprinter’s shoe for everyone - CyclingTips

A novel strap layout yields an ironclad hold and surprising comfort

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