Danny Milner

Editor

7Mesh Thunder Pant

While the Thunder Pant sounds like the kind affliction you might experience after a curry and a few pints, it is in fact a waterproof trouser from Canadian outerwear wizards…

SKS Mudrocker mudguard

What do we want from the best mountain bike mudguards? Protection from mud and spray flicked up by the front wheel, obviously, but there are other important features too. A…

MBR front cover March 2022

The latest issue of MBR is out now, packed full of inspiring ideas and routes to help you find new places to get out and ride. Here’s what you’ll find…

Santa Cruz Heckler CC AXS RSV (2022)

The original Santa Cruz Heckler didn’t set the world alight: with updated geometry, bigger wheels and a larger capacity battery, Santa Cruz aims to take on the best electric mountain…

Cover MBR Feb 2022 issue 274

The latest issue of MBR is out now, packed full of inspiring ideas and routes to help you find new places to get out and ride. Here’s what you’ll find…

YT Izzo Uncaged 7

YT launched its short travel Izzo 18 months ago, and in its original form it was a short travel bike with 130mm travel that bridged the gap between trail and…

best mountain bike tool kits

Significantly more affordable than all of the other tool kits here, we included the B’Twin 900 to see whether spending a fraction of the cash still gets you a decent,…

Where to start... a downhill legend, Peaty is a multiple World Cup winner and former world champ, and one of the best mountain bike racers of all time.

Canyon Torque CF8

The Canyon Torque has morphed into a bike park bike over the years, but can this redesign make it a more versatile proposition, that can challenge the best enduro mountain…

Troy Lee Designs Shuttle

TLD uses a ripstop nylon fabric with Spandex to give ithe Troy Lee Designs Shuttle some stretch. It’s a useful addition too, as the cut is quite sporty.

Specialized SWAT jacket

Specialized pioneered integrated storage solutions on its mountain bikes and now its Specialized SWAT jacket is a packable jacket to go alongside their SWAT tools and water carrying options.

Showers Pass Elements

The Showers Pass Elements jacket is specially designed for mountain biking (despite gravel imagery in its marketing) and uses a 2.5 layer construction.