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For all riders who want to feel that all their effort is being translated into speed, a carbon fibre sole is almost a prerequisite feature of a shoe. Normally to…

£89.99
Score 7

Giant Control Mini Combo pump

How many times have you wished to have a track pump stuffed away in your pack, after spending the last ten minutes wondering whether an asthmatic mouse might fare better…

£19.99
Score 9

Leatt produces two distinctive jerseys, both with a decidedly gravity-based slant. The DBX 4.0 UltraWeld we have here is the stripped back, lightweight version aimed at warmer weather riding. For…

£55.00
Score 9

There are some items of ride clothing that feel ‘right’, and this is true of the Specialized Therminal Mountain jersey. In fact, the first time I wore it it almost…

£70.00
Score 9

DT Swiss X1700

XC racers will love the stable and stiff ride-feel of the DT Swiss X1700 Spline Two wheelset that aids the transfer of power so required from a race bike.

£624.98
Score 8

bontrager drop line

The Bontrager Drop Line dropper post is typical of the vast majority of Bontrager’s products — good value, well made, easy to use and fully serviceable.

£239.99
Score 8

fox float 32

The Fox Float 32 Step-Cast FIT4 is one of the best race forks out there; noticeable reduction in weight has come at minimal cost in terms of performance.

£899.00
Score 9

giro empire vr90

Coming across like the love-child of a football boot and a 1960’s cycling shoe, there’s no mistaking the distinctive Giro Empire VR90 MTB.

£229.99
Score 8

specialized tactic ii

The Specialized Tactic II doesn’t quite have the aggressive looks of the others on test, nor is it as durable; the lower edge of the EPS core is exposed.

£65.00
Score 7

Seven iDP M2

The Seven iDP M2 helmet has 10 forward vents to suck in air, and nine exhaust ports to push it out again. A handy insect screen is built in too.

£64.99
Score 7

poc tectal

The Poc Tectal helmet is expensive but it is fantastic quality with a sleek construction, internal Aramid grid, bottom-wrapping and metal visor screws.

£159.99
Score 8

louis garneau raid

The Louis Garneau Raid doesn’t quite extend down the back compared to most, but the Raid does feature a protective ring round the base of the helmet.

£69.99
Score 8

giro chronicle

With 14 vents, the Giro Chronicle runs a little hot, but it’s the perfect helmet for harder trail riding — it’s also killer value.

£99.99
Score 9

Specialized Sport MTB

Looking at the new Specialized Sport MTB it’s hard to tell it is the company’s entry into clip-in mountain bike shoes. This latest version takes its styling cues from shoes…

£80.00
Score 8

Specialized S Works 6XC

The Specialized S Works 6XC shoe represents the current pinnacle of the company’s off-road range and crams in a myriad of technical innovations to create one of the most hi-tech…

£310.00
Score 9

rockshox yari rc 140

Easier to set up than the Pike, with its 35mm stanchions and deeper crown, the RockShox Yari RC 140 is stiff, but it is carrying a bit of extra weight.

£634.00
Score 8

ohlons rxf 34

The Öhlins RXF 34 is a quality fork from Öhlins with adjustable spring progression. But its weight and damping make it less suitable for lighter riders.

£850.00
Score 8

Pearl Izumi Divide short

Pearl Izumi has a range of clothing under the Divide label. Aimed more at exploring the trails and days in the saddle rather than shredding the DH track, they feature…

£79.99
Score 7

Lezyne Digital Shock Drive pump

Lezyne has obviously been taking design cues from seventies F1 teams, as the Digital Shock Drive pump looks more like a suspension strut from a JPS race car than a…

£69.99
Score 9