Mick Kirkman

Contributor/tester

The Sombrio Highline short is versatile and its handled countless wash cycles and still looks good.

At £30 it’s a no-brainer in terms of what it can add to your ride experience, and if you want to save a few grams, there’s a carbon version available…

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Comfort and breathability are superb, even in the hottest temperatures abroad, but stability is less than perfect.

Smith wanted to offer the benefits of the Forefront at a lower price point, so now offers a cheaper Rover helmet.

The GE1 grip differs from most by being specially shaped to fit the hand. So rather than a fixed, round diameter, the GE1 uses a slightly thinner zone under the…

Secure cornering hold that comes at an earlier lean angle, which will suit riders looking for consistent grip

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Really hugs and tracks the terrain, making it confident and locked-on, in both wet and dry conditions.

Aussie DH champ Sam Hill has helped update the classic Five Ten Impact Low into this signature model, which, by using several new materials gets improved comfort and drying speed.

Part of a new Nukeproof component line-up, the Warhead carbon handlebar claims to be one of the strongest on the market. >>> The best mountain bike handlebars The bar uses common…

Need to know Redesigned around 27.5in wheels, rather than 29in Trailcrew name points to shorter stems, fatter tyres and bigger rotors for a more aggressive attitude 150mm travel at both ends…