Three is the magic number. Yes it is.
Lizard Skins Bearclaw Lock-On grips
Part of Lizard Skins’ ‘Legends’ grip collection; these are Darren Berrecloth’s signature mountain bike grips. The sticky diamond/file pattern is the thinnest lock-on grip Lizard Skins produces…
Lezyne CNC Alloy bottle cage
For those of us who are still able to use a ‘normal’ bottle cage, the CNC cage from Lezyne has you covered. Available in sleek black, pimp white and shiny silver…
Specialized Mountain Bandit
A minimalist tool wrap designed to work with Specialized’s SWAT compatible saddles. Neat and unobtrusive, it holds a standard inner tube with compartments for a multitool, CO2 cannister and tyre lever…
Bliss Vertical elbow pads
The Vertical is a ventilated elbow pad designed to be comfortable for all day riding. It relies on Armourgel padding for superior shock absorption. Armourgel is designed to bounce back after impacts without suffering any degradation to safety…
Altura One 80 G2 gloves
Atura’s latest lightweight trail-riding mountain bike gloves, the G2 has a thin, perforated palm for enhanced bar ‘feel’. 3D patterning shapes the gloves to comfortably fit the contours of your hand…
Assos SS Rallytrekking jersey and H Rallycargo shorts
Price: £210 (jersey), £150 (shorts)
Normally associated with road cycling, Assos make some of the most lusted after cycling clothing money can buy. They have now branched out into the mountain bike world with their first mtb specific jersey and shorts.
The jersey is sold with a dedicated baselayer and has a unique back and shoulder material designed to enhance comfort and moisture flow when riding with a pack.
The mountain bike shorts can be used in combination with a padded liner and feature a close cut. The shorts have zippered gussets to enhance the fit…
Altura Apache short
The Apache is a lightweight, stretchy board short with a subtle but cool design. Grippy logos help to keep jerseys in place and two pockets give it some versatility…
Bontrager Quantum MIPS helmet
MIPS is getting everywhere now and it’s good to see companies speccing the safety feature on lower priced mountain bike helmets. At less than £80 the Quantum is remarkably good value. Available in a range of colours if the screaming yellow of this one isn’t up your street..!
Giro Jacket shoes
Some Instagrabs from the mbr test team…
We’ll be back next week with another dump of juicy and fresh new product that’s yet to arrive at mbr HQ. Get a move on Mr/Mrs/Ms UPS!