Voodoo Bizango Pro

We’ve lost track of how many times the Voodoo Bizango has won its price category in our best Hardtail of the Year test. But it’s always operated in a bit…

Cube Attention SL

For a hardtail mountain bike that’s had a very recent overhaul, the 2022 Cube Attention SL manages to keep one foot firmly planted in the past. Yes, it has a…

BMC Fourstroke 01 LT One

Tom Pidcock’s race machine with a bit more oomph, BMC’s Fourstroke LT gives mere mortals a bit of a safety net that takes it into best down-country territory. Need to…

Squirt Chain Wax e-bike

Wet lube works fine in the winter but come the summer it can get a coating of dust like sherbet on a Dib Dab. That’s no good at all for…

Dainese HGR Pants

Dainese claims the HGR is the most resistant, high-performance MTB pant in its range and when it turned up it was obvious the finish, weight and quality were right up…

Cover of issue 279 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.…

POC Oseus knee pad

The oddly named Oseus is the latest and greatest knee pad from POC to use its VPD technology. Like D3O and Sastec, VPD is a smart polymer that’s soft and…

Leatt Airflex Pro

To cut down on bulk but still provide adequate protection, the Leatt AirFlex Pro knee pad uses a 3D moulded AirFlex gel protector. As you can see, it has an…

Hope Tech 4/E4 brakes

Hope’s been making some of the best MTB disc brakes in Lancashire for over 25 years now, with its basic lever shape remaining pretty similar for quite some time now.…

Smith Leadout PivLock sunglasses

Leading eyewear brand Smith has a huge range of MTB sunglasses that always seem to fit my face really well. These new Leadouts are designed with slightly less wrap to…

Forestal Cyon Halo

Recently we rode the new Trek Fuel EXe, with its smooth, silent, unobtrusive motor and uncorrupted handling. If that piqued your interest in the emerging category of mid-power e-bikes, but…

100% Teratec+

With a full knee, most of the shin and some extra padding over the thigh, the 100% Teratec+ is one of the longest and heaviest, but also one of the…

Dainese Trail Skins Air knee pad

This is the updated version of the Dainese Trail Skins 2 Lite knee pad we’ve tested previously. It has a new lightweight mesh chassis and revamped Pro-Shape 2.0 Protector. According…