Top 5 | 2023 Mountain Bikes

Top 5 | 2023 Mountain Bikes

We think that these are the most exciting mountain bikes on the market in 2023.

From mullet bikes to race worthy machines. There’s even something affordable…by 2023’s standard at least.

Which is your favourite and what would you like to see be released over the next 12 months? Let us know your MTB wishes in the comments!

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Chapters
00:00 Intro
0:20 Scott Genius
01:31 Orbea Oiz
03:10 Yeti SB120
04:26 Marin Rift Zone
05:33 Santa Cruz Nomad

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One of a Kind Suspension | NEW Yeti SB120
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Is This the Future of Cross-Country? | NEW Orbea Oiz
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NEW Scott Genius | Where’s The Shock?!
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7 Mountain Bikes Setting the Trends for 2023 & Beyond
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20 Comments

  1. juan hidalgo on January 15, 2023 at 2:28 am

    I strongly disagree with Scott and from my engineering perspective it makes no sense wht Scott claims. My advise is to pass this bike and loo somewhere else.

  2. Tony Bennett on January 15, 2023 at 2:31 am

    Great vid .

  3. Patrick on January 15, 2023 at 2:31 am

    Pole Vikkela- Cmon guys, get off the mainstream minor upgrade blah blah blah…How about a 190/190 CNC work of art and engineering proven in the toughest EWS?????

  4. Mo.Jo.MTB_101 on January 15, 2023 at 2:33 am

    I am wondering if Specialized will release a new Demo in 2023… And I do have a question about the Orbea Oiz, with the new Oiz do you have to route the cables through the headset or would it be possible to have a more conventional (meaning a good and serviceable 😉 ) cable routing? I love that bike but this new cables in the headset is a dealbreaker for me…
    Ps.: I did write to Orbea about this but didn’t get an answer…

  5. REB4 on January 15, 2023 at 2:35 am

    The Yeti is basically saying, "Me too!", and catching up to what Pivot, Ibis, Santa Cruz, etc. have been doing for years now in the short-travel space. It still falls short because they didn’t make it lighter, nor did they make it climb as well the Ripley, Trail 429, Spur in terms of speed nor as efficient as the Tallboy neither. They also didn’t make it as capable downhill as the Trail 429, the Tallboy, or the Spur. So why would you buy it? The quality? Santa Cruz and Pivot quality & finish is second to none, so Yeti can’t claim the best quality.

  6. J M on January 15, 2023 at 2:41 am

    *Despite the economic downturn,I’m so happy☺️. I have been earning $60,200 returns from my $7,000 investment every 14days*

  7. TheDoctor46vr on January 15, 2023 at 2:42 am

    I wanna see what Vitus do with the Escarpe

  8. mustclime on January 15, 2023 at 2:47 am

    OMG are you guys out of touch. 4 super bikes and a crap cheap single pivot bike.

  9. benjy288 on January 15, 2023 at 2:52 am

    Lets face it, xc race bikes like the orbea are basically a lightweight short travel trail bike just reclassified as a xc race bike.

  10. Amino's Truth 3 on January 15, 2023 at 2:59 am

    Still riding my rigid Cube carbon XC 29er in my local neck of the woods (South UK) and can honestly say, I don’t miss the sus forks or crave an upgrade. It’s essentially a burly gravel bike so flies on tarmac and eats up most of the rough stuff without having to slow down too much. It’s also bloody light and nimble and easy to maintain. There is much to be said for the purity of simplicity and enjoyment of just riding rather than worrying about FOMO from the MTB catwalk every year!

  11. BikeRadar on January 15, 2023 at 2:59 am

    What should have been on our list and which mountain bike are you looking forward to?

  12. ChipGeek0 on January 15, 2023 at 3:02 am

    Any love for the We Are One 2023 170mm Arrival?

  13. Darkness on January 15, 2023 at 3:05 am

    The Scott is trash. Something no person would ever want to work on

  14. VanBarrett Design on January 15, 2023 at 3:08 am

    None of these bikes are very attractive. And none of these bikes are truly cross country. Most of your testing shots looks like they are ramming on the big hit down hill trails. Not all of us live in Big Sur. Some of us go long over bumpy rolling steep hills.

  15. Stuart Mclaren on January 15, 2023 at 3:18 am

    If it’s not broke don’t fix it so why make the nomad a mullet keep it 27.5

  16. MyRants on January 15, 2023 at 3:18 am

    The only one on this list that would interest me is the Marin. A great bombproof bike at a fantastic price. The rest are ridiculously priced. I cannot believe the cost of mountain bikes these days. Top specs or not they are just not worth 10k plus of anyone’s money.

  17. MoonMage on January 15, 2023 at 3:22 am

    so the new XC bikes are basically 4 year old trail bikes?

  18. benjy288 on January 15, 2023 at 3:23 am

    The yeti sb120 basically has the same geo and travel as my 2019 norco fluid fs1, just a boat load more expensive.

  19. Jonny Snakes on January 15, 2023 at 3:25 am

    No dh bikes

  20. Stephen Hossack on January 15, 2023 at 3:26 am

    What about the Hope HB916

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