Birzman Infinite Snap-It pump

With its highly polished silver surface, the Snap-It Apogee definitely stands out amongst a sea of black sticks that make up the best mountain bike mini-pumps. Pull it open and…

Park Tool PMP 4.2 pump

Park Tools is a household name in bicycle maintenance and its PMP 4.2 aims to compete with the best mountain bike mini-pumps on the market. With its conventional head, T-handle…

Man mountain biking on a Cube hardtail MTB on forest trails

Mountain bike trail centres are brilliant facilities, whether you’re just getting into mountain biking, are looking to develop your skills, or just want a fun day out on graded trails.…

Best protection vests/body armour

Fuelled by ever-improving, safer and more stable bikes, we’ve all got faster downhill on trails that now pack in more extreme and challenging features. With the increased speed and technicality,…

Julbo Fury Reactive glasses

French brand Julbo might not be as well-known as some premium rivals, but it’s been making quality eyewear competing with the best mountain bike glasses for over 100 years. This…

Hayes Dominion A4

Hayes Dominion A4 is brake with tons of power and modulation. To save you buying stuff you don’t need, it's also available without rotors and adapters.

Shimano XT M8100 disc brake

The question is: are Shimano XT M8100 disc brakes worth the painful bleed regime? We’d say no. We’d go for Shimano’s Deore M6000 series brakes instead.

SRAM Guide G2 Ultimate disc brake

Goodbye Guide, hello G2. SRAM have a new trail disc brake. We've tested the SRAM G2 Ultimate and it has alloy rotors, 'Power pads' and improved consistency.

Front cover of issue 276 of mbr Magazine

The latest issue of MBR is out now, and as ever it’s packed full of inspiring ideas and routes to help you find new places to get out and ride.…

YT Industries Capra 29 Core 2

YT launched its new version of the Capra last year, featuring a full carbon frame and top end Fox suspension it quickly became one of the best enduro bikes going.…

iXS Flow protection vest

Designed for trail and enduro riding, this iXS Flow vest is arguably the most comfortable and invisible piece of protection that we’ve tested that comes with the higher protection rating.…

This is Deity’s new version of the award-winning Copperhead stem we featured in our Best Mountain Bike Stems grouptest. Now, it comes with the oversized 35mm bar clamp. It’s CNC…

Giga MX: the new frame-only mullet option

If you're browsing through mountain bike frame listings looking to upgrade your current bike, here's everything you should know before choosing.

Troy Lee Designs Skyline pants

Troy Lee Designs already makes two of the best trail riding pants/trousers on the market in the Resist and the Sprint Ultra. Can its new Skyline Trouser match their high…

Fox Ranger pants

Fox offers a fairly bewildering array of riding pants for mountain biking. There are the pro level Defend pants as worn by World Cup racers, the ultralight Flexair models and…

Vee Flow R-CP tyre

This semi-slick forms part of a subset of MTB tyres targeting fast rolling in drier conditions. Rear-specific, other options include Schwalbe’s Rock Razor and Maxxis’s Minion SS, which, like Vee’s…

Specialized Stumpjumper Evo Expert

As winner of our 2022 Trail Bike of the Year test, the Stumpy Evo Comp has more than proved its worth. So what, if anything, does the more expensive Expert…