Top 5 | 2023 Trail Mountain Bikes We Want To Ride
Top 5 | 2023 Trail Mountain Bikes We Want To Ride
Are trail bikes the SUVs of the bike world? These versatile all-rounders can climb and descend with aplomb, serving a huge range of riders.
For 2023, we’ve picked our Top 5 Trail Bikes that cover a range of suspension designs, amounts of travel and most importantly, budget.
Yes, for once we haven’t just focused on five-figure super bikes that only dentists can afford!
Which bike in our Top 5 would you pick? Have we missed any big hitters out? Let us know in the comments.
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00:31 Transition Smuggler
02:13 Trek Fuel Ex
04:43 Santa Cruz Hightower
06:30 Whyte T140
07:59 Specialized Stumpjumper EVO
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Typical Selection from the largest bicycle companies
Stupid prices for top end bikes.
A bike is a bike is a bike.. Yawn..
This video is why I won’t like or subscribe.
If the stumpjumper Evo is a trail, is the stumpjumper an XC? So what’s is the Epic? All-Mountain doesn’t exist then anymore?
“We’d love to know what you think of our picks so let us know in the comment section below”
Truth is, that’s a lie. You don’t care at all what random strangers think of your picks. That’s just you trying to manipulate your audience.
Norco Optic ? decent pricing and Designed in the home of modern mtb not 1980s cali
I did buy the S4 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Carbon Gloss White Mountains / Black for 3250 US (3150 CHF, 3200 Euro) here in Switzerland Yesterday. The S4 is sold out and they told me I will have it in 5-6 Weeks. Perfect for Spring. This Bike will replace my Scott Genius 🙂
My pick is Canyon Neuron, because I just bought one 😀
which one, stumpy evo or fuel EX?
What about the Mondraker Raze rr?
Where’s the Santacruz 5010..? 😉
Forgot the ibis Ripley carbon !!!!!💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯 ridden most of these on the list and still doesn’t do what the short travel Ripley does
For most people top trail bike is the one they can afford. Unfortunately. I’d be happy with any one of these, but 6k to 7k USD for "basic" version is just stupid. And top ones going well over 10k nowaday.
The color of the Smuggler is GREAT! I think they have two but ORCHID is the color I would go with. Gorgeous.
The steel is real Reeb SST, BH Lynx – an amazing value bike , the Commencal TEMPO Öhlins Edition and the Transition Smuggler.
Só bike linda, top… Um sonho
Would it have killed you to include US $$$ cost on these models?
only the expensive bike is top 5 and only the name….and how about other bike like CUBE
No Scor 4060 ST ?
Kona process 136 should be in that list!
Nukeproof Reactor is missing. But all shown models are really cool stuff 👌🏼
Would love to get fuel ex or exe to go with my 2022 slash 9.8. But the price is just outrageous ;/
I think people are figuring out whats the most beautiful frame geometry and it shows: nearly all of them have a similar shape.
My favourite on this list is the Transition Smuggler (in pink 😉
No full 27.5 in there? All just clumsy wagon wheels? Disappointing 😉😅
Picked up my Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Comp late January this year!
You buried the lead…. All 5 bikes have designers that kept the cables out of the headset. Hopefully all other brands that weren’t smart enough and fell victim to the "super kool look" crash and burn all the way to the ground.
The Trek is hideous. The other bikes are rad though !!!
Yeah pivot shadowcat, one of the best and most fun trail bikes I have ever riden.
Not listing Ibis Ripley and Pivot Trail 429 is criminal. 3-4 of these bikes don’t hold a candle to either one.
I think the smuggler should be on the top of everyone’s list. It’s too bad the prices have slowly been creeping up over the years.
No one talking about disadvantages of plastic bikes and their small bearings,not for real athletes
Raaw jibb is missing
No polygon or marin? I get it….we are still fanboying over the big names with the big price tags 😴
Currently riding a carbon Transition Patrol, which is coming up for 3 years old and has been faultless. Must say though, if I was going to get a new bike this year, the new Smuggler would be top of the list.
You missed the Evil Following.
Canyon Spectral 125?? 🤔
Revel Ranger or Rascal?
What do you think of the brand new Transition Smuggler? 👀
Pivot 429 enduro is the best trail bike ive ever ridden
Anything New that costs less than a crosser with a powerful engine 🤔
I bought a Trek Fuel EX 8 gen 6 so I go with the Fuel EX.
I think the new Last Coal looks insane on paper. Would be rad if you could test one !
You’s always do the most expensive brands aswell take out a second mortgage to get one but I’d try the smuggler take out a third mortgage and get some ohlins to match the paint 🤣🤣🤣great work lad’s
I’m still loving my 2022 Vitus Escape AMP full carbon, it never fails to put a smile on my face. Think its hard to beat for the money.
They all look like Turner 5 Spots (most beautiful trail bike ever).
How about to the Orange Switch 7… ?? Manufactured in Halifax & as a brand never seem to get any mention. Specialized – Trek – Santa Cruz 🙄
Just back from Madeira, loved my Transition Sentinel rental. Gorgeous and capable machine, always thought they were overhyped, don’t think it anymore. Will get one myself down the line. 👍
No Grim Donut yet ? How long must I wait ?