Our Reviews

June 29, 2020

99 Spokes
Bike Review: 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
Bike Review: 2020 Rocky Mountain Growler Jr 24 – 99 Spokes

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

September 21, 2020

BikeRadar
Bergamont E-Horizon Expert 600 Gent long-term review

This is an on-going score and could change as I spend more time on the bike over its 12-month test period. The bike is being used frequently as I cycle around Bristol and is my most common mode of transport when travelling locally

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September 21, 2020

Pinkbike
Review: 2021 Commencal Meta TR 29 - T is for Turbo

Commencal's burly trail bike has morphed into something different for 2021.

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September 20, 2020

road.cc
Merida Reacto Team-E 2021

Very fast, very stiff and very fun to ride – the Reacto Team-E is an excellent race bike

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September 19, 2020

Bikerumor
Muc-Off officially launches lightweight, oversize, insanely optimized derailleur pulley cages

When chemical friction reduction just isn't enough, Muc-Off appears to be adding mechanical advantages with a new oversize pulley upgrade!

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September 18, 2020

BikeRadar
Alex's Yeti SB165 long-term review

This is an initial score and could change as I spend more time on the bike

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September 18, 2020

BikeRadar
Merida Scultura Endurance 7000-E review

There are minor details I’d tweak, but the Scultura Endurance is a great all-round performer that occupies a useful niche between pure road bikes and full-on gravellers

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September 18, 2020

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
The CUBE Cargo Sport Dual Hybrid on test – Expand your barbecue horizon

With the Cargo Sport Dual Hybrid, CUBE are venturing into the still burgeoning market of E-cargo bikes. Can the bike deliver in real-world tests?

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September 18, 2020

Gran Fondo
The CUBE Cargo Sport Dual Hybrid on test – Expand your barbecue horizon

With the Cargo Sport Dual Hybrid, CUBE are venturing into the still burgeoning market of E-cargo bikes. Can the bike deliver in real-world tests?

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September 17, 2020

BIKE Magazine
First Impressions: Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

The new Giant Trance X has relatively quick handling and enough travel to take aggressive riding on challenging terrain.

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September 17, 2020

BikeRadar
Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0 first ride review

While these are still early impressions, it's an exciting new trail bike that’s eager to cover ground quickly and feels incredibly efficient thanks to the Fox Live Valve system. You’ll need to take some time trying to quieten that cable rattle down though

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September 17, 2020

Vital MTB
2021 Giant Trance X Advanced Pro 29 0

Giant’s most popular mountain bike gets redid and it’s going to make you sick, lovesick. Read Vital MTB's first impressions and hear the development story in our Tech Talk podcast.

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September 17, 2020

Loam Wolf
Review: Giant Trance X 29 Advanced Pro 0

GIANT TRANCE X 29 ADVANCED PRO 0 REVIEW Words by Mike Wirth/GooseWorks Photos by Jon Coultard & Cameron Baird/Giant Bicycles The Trance has been the flagship trailbike in Giant’s lineup since 2005 when they first introduced their signature Maestro suspension design. Over the years, the

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