The Redcar Rocket has signed with Cube, in a contract that will see the British former downhill World Champion on the German brand’s bikes. Danny Hart’s credentials hardly require detailing.…

One of Britain’s most established off-road bike brands has proven that the Covid triggered cycling boom, is not limited to commuter products. As part of the ATB Sales annual report,…

As snowy winter riding conditions and lockdown regulations increase social anxiety, tensions are simmering in northern England. Macclesfield Forest is a popular mountain biking venue that also accommodates a diversity…

If you are after a quiver-killer hardtail, the new Rapidé Tigré is a definite candidate. For those mountain bikers who seek unrivalled versatility, the Tigré offers a diversity of build…

Specialized Trail Series Wind

If you see a Specialized Trail Series Wind jacket cheap, it’s worth snapping this one up because it’s a great emergency jacket, but too dear at full price.

Bontrager Rally WaveCel

Twelve months ago we tested the Bontrager Rally MIPs but this new version is called the Rally WaveCel and gets Trek’s in-house rival to MIPs. WaveCel is a cellular plastic…

Kali Pace helmet

Kali Protectives splits its range in Enduro and Trail and the Pace sits in the latter category. At just under £60 it’s at the lower end of the price range…

POC Tectal Race Spin NFC helmet

This is a new helmet from the Swedish firm and it is absolutely loaded with high-tech safety features. Read more: Buyer’s guide to the best mountain bike helmets First off…

Sweet Protection Trailblazer MIPs

Technology featured on the Sweet Protection’s flagship £190 Bushwhacker II has trickled down to the new Trailblazer. Read more: Buyer’s guide to the best mountain bike helmets It uses the…

leatt mtb 5.0

Leatt is another company using an in-house waterproof membrane in its Leatt MTB 5.0 jacket: HydraDri built into a three-layer, four-way stretch fabric.

Giro Havoc H20

Giro Havoc H2O is three-layer material; fully seam-sealed with claimed waterproof and breathability ratings of 15,000mm and 6,000g/m2/24hr respectively.

Fox Neoshell jacket

Fox Neoshell uses Polartec’s newest Neoshell fabric. This has a claimed waterproof rating of 10,000g/m2/24hr, which is on a par with plenty of jackets.