The Calibre Beastnut is the better specified brother to the already loved Bossnut, a bike that featured in the 2017 Dirt 100. With the Go Outdoors brand coming out fighting in the sub thousand pound trail bike category how much better is this take on their original formula?
Words and Images: Ieuan Williams
There are very few full suspension bikes at the sub £1500 mark that are both well spec’d and up to date in terms of sizing and geometry. Many are hanging on to their XC roots and will have you looking for an upgrade before you can commit to serious trails.
The Calibre Bossnut caught many brands napping and took a slot in our 2017 Dirt 100 line up. This followed with the Bossnut V2, a ‘hugely important bike‘ in our words, which nudged things forward even more. The limited edition ‘Beastnut’ is a glimpse at what Calibre have the potential for going forward into 2018.
They’ve addressed most comments and suggestions that have been made regarding the Bossnut V2 and produced a bike that can hold its own with machines at many times the price. OK, so it looks like they’ve all been sold at the moment but let’s see what Calibre have in the pipeline next…
Here is a our full review of the Calibre Beastnut.