The Scott Sport Trail Evo Gore-Tex shoe is a versatile performer that delivers all-terrain performance and keeps you dry.
Specialized Tahoe mountain bike shoes are designed to deliver rugged and dependable off-road performance especially if your rides see a good deal of hiking.
The Five Ten Freerider Contact is a version of the Freerider VXi. Smooth rubber section across the middle of the sole now extends further for improved grip.
The TRP Quadiem G-Spec's huge lever and chunky caliper gives off as strong sense they're built to take some serious abuse and dish out some big forces.
For many world cup downhill racers the Shimano Saint M810 disc brake is standard equipment, proven on multiple occasions it's worthy of a medal or two.
The Hope Tech 3 V4 is their flagship high powered brake and sits just above their E4 when we're talking power.
The SRAM Level TLM is aimed firmly at the XC and trail segment and is one of the lightest disc brakes in our test.
Another bike brand favourite, the Shimano XT M8000 disc brake showcases big performance features for the lowest priced brake in the mid-price category.
Sitting at bottom of the SRAM range, the SRAM Level T is another brake you'll find equipped on many lower priced mountain bikes.
The Clarks M3 is the updated version of their incredibly low priced M2 brake system. At just under £50 per end it's still astonishing value for money.
Hard not to love the Santa Cruz Nomad CC. It looks drop dead gorgeous, pedals better than most 140mm bikes but you have 170mm to get you out of trouble.
The 2018 Giant Reign Advanced 0 has class leading sizing and geometry plus a race-tuned coil shock and revised suspension linkage.
The hooded Gore Power Trail jacket has a tighter fit than most mountain bike trail riding jackets. It’s cut from three-layer Active shell.
Norco Range A3 is an economically viable enduro option from the Canadian big hitters. Eats up rough ground, stops confidently with good composure.
Long travel, short travel and Evo models, both wheel sizes and a raft of updates bring the Specialized Stumpjumper right back into the game for 2019.
Once fitted to our test bike, our initial impressions of the SRAM Code RSC disc brake were how noticeably firm it felt as you grabbed the lever.
The basis of the Scott Genius 720 layout comes from the Scott Spark, which means it gets an upside down shock, cradled in a Trunnion mount at the down tube.
The Hope Tech 3 X2's consistency and its comfortable and highly-adjustable brake lever secures it as our favourite dual-piston disc brake.
Shimano Deore M6000 disc brake keeps bumping up the standard of what a budget stopper can really be, premium performance with a great price.
Make no mistake, the new Canyon Spectral CF 8.0 isn’t just a facelift with a nip here and a tuck there to extend the shelf life of an existing platform.