Danny Milner

Editor

santa cruz tallboy

The new Santa Cruz Tallboy blends big bike geometry with small bike travel: so is it a trail bike, an XC bike, or something else entirely?

Don’t forget your bike this winter. With the right routes, skills and gear you can make this season a joy. Don’t believe us? Here’s seven reasons why winter rocks!…

Nukeproof Blackline LS jersey

Nukeproof's jersey range includes the more casual, t-shirt-style Outland jersey, the DH-race Kashmir and the trail-orientated Blackline jersey, tested here.

troy lee stage helmet

It's called the Troy Lee Stage helmet and boasts Troy Lee's typically slick styling and aspirational image, it certainly turned heads when it was released.

hebo defender

Hebo Defender is more of a padded knee warmer (they do get pretty warm on a hot summer's day) than full-blown armour. Super light at less than 200g a pair.

Fox Attack Fire pants

The Fox Attack Fire Pants are a wind and water resistant outer layer designed to protect mountain bike riders from the elements while maintaining comfort.

Syncros MB Tailor Cage

While bike designers are becoming as imaginative as drug mules at finding orifices in which to stash stuff, the Syncros MB Tailor Cage keeps it simple.

best mountain bike mudguard

The Crud XL Fender is made from injection moulded plastic and it attaches to the fork lowers and covers a large area of the front wheel.

sram nx eagle

New 12-speed groupset SRAM NX Eagle breaks new ground with the most affordable wide-range 1x drivetrain yet. Twelve speeds for £365 SRP.

forbidden druid

High pivot idler designs like the Forbidden Druid are nothing new - DH bikes have flirted with them - what is relatively new is seeing one on a trail bike.

santa cruz megatower

Is this new Santa Cruz Megatower a big wheel Nomad or something completely different? Here’s the low-down and our first ride review thoughts.