Pro Tharis 9.8 is a solid and dependable aluminium bar that’s ultra-stiff and hasn’t missed a beat over 100 of kms and various test bike duties.
We’ve tried most riding trouser options on the market, and these Ion Shelter Softshell Pants are a relatively new addition to try.
The Goodyear Newton ST Premium is the revised version of the previously rather disappointing Goodyear Newton tyre. Have the tweaks worked?
Mountain bike stems are an important factor when it comes to the control of your mountain bike, but which one should you choose?
Shimano Saint flat pedals have new, bigger cold-forged platforms, but a slimmer chromoly axle and more sculpting means they’re lighter than previously.
This flagship Madison DTE Three Layer jacket uses a thicker, 3-layer, waterproof shell for toughness and the ability to provide shelter even in storm conditions.
Getting the best mountain bike wheels can totally transform your ride. Upgrading your bike's existing wheelset will add speed and improve the feel.
South Industries Enduro rims weigh 495g each in 29-er size with sidewalls rocking a 3mm thick hookless bead lip and an internal width of 31mm.
UK brand Hunt offers three different MTB options, with this Hunt Wheels TrailWide package aimed at heavy-duty XC through to all-mountain riding.
New carbon wheelset called Crank Brothers Synthesis E11 comes with different tunes, spokes and widths at the front compared to the rear.
DT Swiss XM1501 is an all-mountain offer and built 3-cross, with each multi-butted, straight-pull, DT Competition spoke the same length for easier service.
Maxxis Assegai is the signature tyre of Greg Minnaar. Named after a Zulu spear, it’s designed to cut through dust and loam on the toughest DH tracks.
Specialized Conceal Carry SWAT tool hides essentials inside your headtube and includes a lightweight multi-tool and proper threaded chain breaker.
F.A.T. two-layer face foam and performance mirrored lenses make this the go-to model for the average rider who likes goggles instead of glasses.
Proportional Response is size-specific suspension that goes further than the usual geometry adjusting or spec fettling for different bike sizes in a range.
The rugged Trek Full Stache 8 can pretty much go anywhere and roll over anything, making it the human-powered equivalent of a Land Rover.
Sweet Protection Hunter Softshell Trouser is a straight-legged riding pant nicely cut from thick, durable softshell.
Specialized Demo Pro Pant is a comfortable, slim-fitting riding trouser with good ventilation. I've been using it for trail riding and racing enduro.
Stan’s No Tubes Race Sealant is expensive, but contains twice as many sealing crystals and uses bigger particles that can make larger holes air tight.
Launched last year, the latest Specialized 2FO 2.0 shoes are more flexible, much lighter and use a tackier sole than the first generation.