Giant Transfer Glove

The Giant Transfer is a lot like the TSG Slim in terms of construction, weight and ride feel. The back uses a lightweight stretchy mesh fabric that Giant says has…

7iDP Transition glove

This is an updated version of the Transition trail glove we have tested previously. It’s still a pull-on model, but it ditches the open-ended design for a simple elasticated cuff.…

Fasthouse Speed Style Blaster glove

Not quite the master blaster, but with its EVA knuckle duster, this is definitely a glove for the trail warrior. It’s constructed from a four-way stretch ripstop material, has a…

Dainese HGR MTB glove

The Dainese HGR MTB is the slightly more expensive twin brother of the Fasthouse Speed Style Blaster. It has a similar rip-stop style material across the entire back, but rather…

Orange Patriot LE 2024

In keeping with the model name’s pedigree, Orange has pitched its all-new Patriot as a hard-hitting e-MTB, with mullet wheels and 170mm travel front and rear. It is also compatible…

Endura MT500 D30 glove

The Endura MT500 is the first glove we know of to feature a D3O knuckle duster. In its inert state, this smart material is flexible and moulds to the shape…

OneUp E Carbon handlebar

OneUp components likes to do things differently and add value to everything it makes. The Squamish-based brand is not a fan of following the herd. When it comes to handlebars,…

Privateer E161

This bike is heavy on the scales but rides light on the trails. How often have you heard that said about an e-bike? I’ve certainly written something like that on…

Race Face Six C handlebar

Two things have happened since we last tested the Race Face SixC – the price has gone up, which is sort of inevitable with the cost-of-living crisis, and the bar…

Renthal Fatbar Carbon 35

The Renthal Fatbar 35 Carbon is made from a fairly standard UD (uni-directional) carbon, but Renthal says these are layered and aligned to give a specific ride feel, which suggests…

Nukeproof Horizon V2 carbon handlebar

We’ve tested the Nukeproof Horizon previously, and while that was only a year ago, the price has remained the same and is still ultra-competitive for a composite handlebar. With new…

Merida One-Twenty 2024

First ride review As a trail all-rounder that targets simplicity and affordability, Merida’s latest One-Twenty model isn’t directly competing with the best downcountry bikes that we’ve tested, like the Scott…

OneUp Aluminium handlebar

The OneUp Aluminium handlebar is offered in two rises and a single 800mm width. Cut marks on the control centres allow accurate trimming and, like the Race Face SixC, it…

Muc-Off Rider glove

Muc-Off’s Rider glove is a strapless design built using a four-way stretch polyester. There’s silicone print on the synthetic palm and fingers to enhance grip, and both the finger and…