Bikes & Frames

2014 Trek Session 9.9

2014 Trek Session 9.9

The Trek Session 9.9 is a well-balanced and playful downhill bike that’s great for attacking technical terrain.

2015 Devinci Spartan Carbon SX

2015 Devinci Spartan Carbon SX

We’re back from Interbike, and of everything we rode, the Devinci Spartan Carbon SX was the best at doing everything pretty well.

2014 Transition Covert 29

2014 Transition Covert 29

If your local trails feature sit-and-spin climbs and fast, ripping descents, you’ll get along well with the Transition Covert 29.

2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition

2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition

The Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition is a versatile, adjustable All Mountain ride with a good build.

2014 GT Fury Expert

2014 GT Fury Expert

One of the better all-around DH bikes we’ve tested, the GT Fury Expert is great at plowing over rough terrain, but it’s also poppy and playful.

2014 Knolly Podium

2014 Knolly Podium

The Knolly Bikes Podium can handle challenging, technical terrain while also providing a whole bunch of pop. If you’re into skying through jump lines, don’t pass it up.

2014 Specialized S-Works Demo 8

2014 Specialized S-Works Demo 8

Other bikes are better for lapping jumps in the bike park, but when it comes to hurtling down steep, rough trails, the Specialized S-Works Demo 8 is very hard to beat.

Preview: Yeti SB5c

Preview: Yeti SB5c

Yeti debuts a 2015 trail bike with a unique suspension design. Promising features and unanswered questions abound.

2014 Yeti SB95

2014 Yeti SB95

The Yeti SB95 does a great job riding the line between an all-arounder that likes going uphill, and an all-mountain bike that focuses on descending.

2014 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

2014 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

Of all the bikes we rode at Interbike, the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon was the most rewarding to ride hard, and is extremely capable in pretty much every category.

Update: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

Update: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

After more time on the Trek Superfly 8, we’re still impressed with its powerful, efficient, climbing performance. But will it suit your riding on the down?

First Look: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

First Look: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

In our first look at the Trek Superfly 8, we talk about fit and initial impressions of this XC hardtail.

2014 Santa Cruz Heckler

2014 Santa Cruz Heckler

The Heckler’s been around for 18 years, but it got some major updates for 2014. We put it through its paces and found that it’s still a versatile, all-mountain machine.

Ibis Mojo HD

Ibis Mojo HD

It’s not the newest bike on the market, but here’s why we think the Ibis Mojo HD is still a worthy, versatile rig.

Norco Range

Norco Range

Our test ride showed that the Norco Range can still hold its own among next year’s fleet of 27.5″ wheeled bikes.

2014 Giant Trance

2014 Giant Trance

For $3,500, the Giant Trance is a great bike with a solid parts spec that will work well on a wide variety of trails.

2014 GT Fury

2014 GT Fury

The GT Fury is a big, stable bike, and a glance at the World Cup podium is evidence that it’s an extremely capable DH machine.

2014 Specialized Enduro 29

2014 Specialized Enduro 29

The Specialized Enduro 29 will blast through rock gardens at speed better than any other bike we rode at Interbike.

2014 Santa Cruz Bronson

2014 Santa Cruz Bronson

The Santa Cruz Bronson is a long-ish travel bike that’s just as happy going up or down.

2014 Devinci Troy Carbon SL

2014 Devinci Troy Carbon SL

If you’re looking for a true all-around trail bike, the Devinci Troy is definitely worth a look.