David Golay reviews the Pivot Mach 4 SL for Blister

Pivot Mach 4 SL V3

Pivot has dropped the new third-generation Mach 4 SL — their lightest, XC-race-oriented full-suspension bike — and while they’re talking about speed and race results first and foremost, words like “fun” pop up a bunch, too. And with a big range of builds covering both hardcore XC racing and more general-purpose lightweight Trail use, they just might be on to something there.
Simon Stewart reviews the Canyon Strive:ON for Blister

Canyon Strive:ON CFR

Canyon launched two new long-travel full-power e-MTBs simultaneously, and the new Strive:ON is meant to be the racing-oriented compatriot to the freeride-focused Torque:ON — but the two share nearly identical geometry and both rock a mullet, so what sets the two apart? Turns out that there’s quite a bit.
David Golay reviews the Trek Fuel EX for Blister

2023 Trek Fuel EX

The Trek Fuel EX has grown in just about every respect from its fifth to sixth generations — suspension travel, wheelbase, degree of adjustability, and so on — and the end result is an extremely well-rounded Trail bike that we think could work for a ton of different riders.
David Golay reviews the Forbidden Druid V2 for Blister

Forbidden Druid V2

Forbidden was one of the first companies to offer a shorter-travel high-pivot Trail bike, and now that bike, the Druid, is getting a big update with a new (but still high-pivot) suspension layout and a whole lot more. Check out our First Look for the rundown.
Simon Stewart reviews the Canyon Torque:ON CF for Blister

Canyon Torque:ON CF

There aren’t a ton of bikes being branded as “freeride” bikes these days, but Canyon has dubbed their new Torque:ON CF an “e-freeride” bike, and it’s positioned pretty differently from a lot of the long-travel, full-power e-MTBs on the market. Check out our First Look for everything that makes the Torque:ON CF different.

Flash Review — Revel Ranger

We've been spending time on Revel's newest bike, the Ranger, which is so far proving to be a nice mix of XC efficiency and Trail bike capability. Check out our initial impressions.

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David Golay reviews the Transition Smuggler for Blister

2023 Transition Smuggler

The Transition Smuggler is back in their lineup after a lengthy hiatus, and it’s one of the most well-rounded, aggressive, short(ish)-travel Trail bikes we’ve ridden. Check out our full review for the whole story, including how it compares to several other bikes in its class.
Simon Stewart reviews the Pivot Shuttle LT for Blister

Pivot Shuttle LT

The long-range eMTB market is heating up, with companies turning up the capability, and battery size bragging rights featuring prominently. But while the Pivot Shuttle LT’s battery isn’t the biggest out there, it might actually be a better bike for it.
David Golay reviews the Yeti SB135 for Blister

Yeti SB135

Yeti released a barrage of new bikes late last year, but they weren’t done just yet — because now they’re launching a new 27.5’’-wheeled aggressive Trail bike to replace the prior-generation SB140. Meet the Yeti SB135.
David Golay reviews the Starling Murmur Enduro for Blister

Starling Murmur Enduro

The Starling Murmur, with its steel construction and single-pivot suspension, doesn’t ride like most bikes, but those differences just might be what certain riders are looking for. Check out our full review to hear what sets the Murmur apart and how it compares to nine other bikes in its class.
Simon Stewart and David Golay review the Ibis Ripmo V2S for Blister

Ibis Ripmo V2S

Ibis gave the Ripmo a light update late last year, and while the changes to the new V2S version aren’t all that dramatic, it’s still a good, well-rounded bike that blurs the line between longer-travel Trail bikes and full-on Enduro ones, in a way that we can imagine working well for a lot of folks. Check out our full review for our take, including how the Ripmo V2S stacks up against a dozen of its competitors.
David Golay reviews the Trinity Gravity for Blister

Trinity Gravity

Trinity MTB has been developing one of the wildest, most interesting new bikes in recent memory and now the result of their efforts is available to pre-order. Check out our First Look with all the info on the Trinity Gravity — and there’s a *lot* going on here.