Core Bike 2013

"Stiff, low-maintenance and high-fun" – that's how designer Keith Scott describes the Banshee range
Testing the latest Thomson bike bits – it's a dirty job but someone's got to do it!
If this thing's as good as DVO reckon, the other fork companies are going to be green with envy
Hope's new Techbar handlebar and lock-on grips – the perfect finishing touch for co-founder Ian Weatherill's awesome-looking DH bike. Picture by James Costley-White
It looked great in the publicity shots and in the (decaying) flesh the Evil Undead is even sweeter