James Bracey

Product Tester

James Bracey
Altura Mayhem 2 waterproof jacket

Sitting second tier in the range, the Altura Mayhem 2 aims at bringing full foul weather protection at a slightly more reasonable price point.

Happy New Year and all that jazz! MBR has been slowly emerging from the typical over-indulgence during the holiday season and begrudgingly making our way back to the rain and…

michelin wild enduro

French tyre giants Michelin introduce a completely new range of tyres specifically suited to the discipline of enduro racing. Consisting of just three tyres, Michelin claim that this new Wild…

funn kingpin

The extra width options and bang-on stiffness/flex ratio make the Funn Kingpin another good choice for your long travel machine.

funn strippa evo

CNC machined from solid 6061 billet aluminium, the Funn Strippa Evo stem represents a solid way to clamp your bars to your bike.

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bergamont trailster

The Bergamont Trailster range is based around bikes with 140mm/150mm of rear wheel travel, with a geometry that emphasises a more all-mountain/enduro bias.

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shimano me5

The Shimano ME5 SPD shoe straddles the line between XC race style disco-slipper and DH casual in a package designed around trail riding.

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The MBR Puncture Pitstop Challenge. It's pretty simple; each competitor is timed against the clock to see how quickly they can replace a punctured tube.

Karcher 0C3

Pint-sized and portable. The Karcher OC3 fits into any sized boot to bring easy cleaning convenience right to the trail head.

Yep, it’s your weekly sneak peak through the portcullis of castle MBR to drool at the exciting new products that have been catapulted over the ramparts. After the delicate chaos…