Industry Reviews


An electric mountain bike can allow you to get out for a quick blast, propelling you uphill quickly so you can enjoy the descents. You can also...
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For such a small component, the bike tire valve plays a significant role in ensuring the overall success of a ride. Furthermore, it requires mo...
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You don’t have to drop a boatload of cash to get into trail riding. Now more than ever, there are tons of great mountain bikes that aren’t just c...
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There are fork crown bumpers on the underside of the down tube to stop the forks rotating past 90 degrees. Andy Lloyd / Marin Bikes Score: 9/10 ...
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The question, "which mountain bike should I buy," comes through our inboxes often. It's a legitimate question with good intentions, but the ans...
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The all-new 2021 Marin Alpine Trail E is the Californian brand’s first foray into the world of eMTBs. This new e-mountainbike boasts 160/150 mm ...
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Our review Capable, fun, comfortable and affordable, the Alpine Trail E2 is a top performer. Pros: Top-spec dampers offer great suspension contr...
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The Marin Alpine Trail, which was released during our Pond Beaver coverage in September, has now been made in carbon. The frame is a lite...
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The Californian brand’s 29in enduro bike receives a sleek carbon-fibre overhaul for 2021 and there’s still two alloy options in the line up. ...
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The Alpine Trail E is Marin's first foray into the world of electric mountain bikes. The company has used its existing Alpine Trail aluminum 15...
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A well-rounded mid-travel trail bike with a great build at an amazing price. Price: $2,299 List Pros: Awesome build for the price, versatile...
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The Elite Direto XR continues the lineage of the Direto trainer brand, but significantly ramps up the capabilities of the trainer. For example...
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Photo courtesy of Bike Radar Our review This is an initial score and could change as I spend more time on the bike. Pros: Amazing versatility; s...
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Photo courtesy of Bike Radar Our review A bike that’s the absolute definition of being better than the sum of its parts. Pros: Brilliant ride, h...
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Wil Tests & Reviews The Polygon Siskiu D6 (Video Courtesy of Flow Magazine The Siskiu D Amongst the UNNOs, Yetis and Santa Cruz’ of the wo...
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The Nicasio 2 shares the same Beyond Road geometry traits as Marin’s sub-£1,000 Nicasio +, which I recently tested and was hugely impressed by,...
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Marin Brings its Affordable and Most Popular Mountain Bikes into one Rift Zone Range Range includes 29”, 27.5”, 26” and Junior models. The Rif...
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The Polygon Siskiu D7 has been the entry point for many riders to the world of dirt. And we can see why. Polygon bikes are known for being the ...
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Indonesian bicycle manufacturer, Polygon, is ready to unleash its newest full suspension mountain bike for 2021; the redesigned and reengineered ...
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“A29er? Damn.” This was the first thing I said when the new Marin Pine Mountain first appeared late last year. I’d owned the previous model, a ...
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Photo courtesy of bicycles.net.au One of Australia’s quiet achievers in the cycling industry is the Sydney based Bicycles Online. Headed by Jona...
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Trail Talk MTB shares their first ride review of the Polygon Siskiu T8. ...
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It’s long, slack and low – and all the better for it. The latest bike to join Marin’s impressive line-up is the El Roy – a 29er steel hardtai...
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*Bike Rumor journalist Zach Overholt shares his thoughts about the newly upgraded Polygon Siskiu T. A few years ago, when I had the chance to ...
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Polygon have updated their Siskiu T series of bikes for 2021 with revised tubing, updated geometry, and even lower prices. The bike is availabl...
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As soon as we pulled the new Polygon Siskiu T8 out of the box we knew there was some cool stuff going on. The metallic flake, rich purple and c...
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