“Polygon’s Siskiu T models sometimes fall into a forgotten area of mountain bikes. With 120mm or 140mm of travel, mid-range geometry numbers, and relatively attainable pricing, these trail bikes don’t tick off any buzzwords but should offer real-world performance. The all-aluminum SISKIU T8 is like a friendly reminder of bikes from the turn of the century. The head angle is a relaxed 66.5 degrees and the seat angle is a rarely seen, super-relaxed 68.5 degrees. As for the early verdict, I was very surprised by the ride of the SISKIU T8. It felt balanced and was extremely easy to ride. I was shocked at how well it liked being on its back wheel and how well it went around corners despite the hard compound tires.”

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