The DVO Diamond is a multi-adjustable enduro fork that’s now available with reduced offset. With 35mm legs and big tyre clearance.
Fox 36 Float Factory FIT4 is targeted more at riders who treat heading up, down and around the mountain equally, rather than simply prioritising the downs.
Yeah this Hornit Clug is essentially £16 for a plastic clip, but Hornit’s tiny product works and is sturdy and well designed.
The Mavic XA Matryx Clip shoe is their latest, technology-rich, trail riding shoe. It's a strong contender to win out in the battle of clip-in MTB shoes.
This Nukeproof Blackline waterproof jacket uses three fabric layers to deliver high waterproof and breathability results.
Schwalbe Hans Dampf II is excellent on the rear now the tread is 50% bigger with more spaced out knobs for faster mud clearing and more bite.
At £38 for twin compound, All-Mountain casing, MSC Gripper Pro, the pricing is competitive. There’s also slurpier-edged triple compound model for £10 more.
The new Bontrager XR5 model we’ve tested in SE (Super Enduro) casing comes in 2.6in size with a lighter carcass under the ‘XR’ (trail) name.
Nifty Fix It Sticks Mountain Tool packs most functions you’ll need to keep you moving and the T-bar system is more like bike shop quality. Clever. Durable.
Three bike garage. This is where our favourite people pick their ultimate bike stable. This month’s are chosen by Mick Kirkman, mountain bike tester.
The Specialized 2FO Cliplite blends gravity shoe looks and comfort with race-like pedalling efficiency. Making it suitable for all styles of riding.
This brand new Shimano AM5 is Shimano’s best value trail and enduro SPD shoe and shares some neat technology and features with pricier models.
The stealthy, minimal O'Neal Pinned SPD is excellent value, durable and tough. It also has the bonus of class-leading waterproofing that’s a bonus in UK.
Steep price of the racy Five Ten Kestrel Pro Boa is somewhat offset by great aesthetics and the shoe feeling very slim and light on your foot.
Pearl Izumi X-Alp Flow is lightweight and easy to turn over pedalling, without this attribute making it feel too flimsy or unstable around the foot.
Ion offers a couple of flat pedal shoe options with the Ion Raid II flat shoe being the cheapest at a hair under eighty quid.
Like the taller Protect version, the Adidas Terrex Trail Cross SL uses a high-friction Stealth rubber sole and ticks boxes of durability, grip and comfort.
We loved the original Giro Chamber, but does the Giro Chamber II address the little issues and improved an almost perfect pair of shoes?
Launched in 2017, the Specialized 2FO 2.0 shoes are more flexible, much lighter and use a tackier sole than the first generation.
OneUp EDC Gear Strap slightly stretchy polyurethane strap lashes tyres, tools or whatever to the frame to eliminate extra weight and bulk on your person.