The Bike Test Bike Test: If you — and your bank account — choke on the phrase "quiver of bikes" when it comes to deciding on one or more rigs for cross-country racing and heavy trail ripping, well then,'s first-ever bike review just might be what you're looking for.

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Yeti AS-R Carbon and AS-R 5 Carbon
Giant Anthem X1 and Trance X0
Trek Top Fuel 9.8 and Fuel EX 9.8
Kona Hei Hei 100 and One20 Deluxe

Be sure to check’s mountain bike test, where we roll out the four pair of four- and five-inch travel bikes we tested in Fruita, Colorado.

What we’re after are rigs with four- and five-inch suspension that can multi-task, or bikes that do one thing and do it well. So make sure to watch the video to see and listen to what the test crew was looking for in testing each bike against its brand stablemate.

Check out the whole package — The Bike Test: Searching for the Category Killer — and find out what type of bike will serve your riding style the best.

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