Redbull Spect Whip MX goggle

The RedBull Spect Whip MX is a new goggle from a relatively new eyewear brand called Spect. In the past the brand made well-respected snow goggles in partnership with RedBull,…

Sensus Lite grips

With a dense, ribbed profile, these Sensus Lite grips came on a test bike and I’ve seriously fallen for them. They’re pretty skinny at 29mm diameter, but feel way more…

Peaty's Tubeless Valves

Peaty’s valves already come recommended, but the latest versions are even better by incorporating a spoke key for standard 3.4mm nipples in the threaded dust cap. Read more: Buyer’s guide…

Whyte e-150 RS

Joining the E-180 and E-160 in Whyte’s e-bike range is this new E-150. With a little less travel and bigger wheels it promises to take you further and faster without…

If you long for that classic bullmoose handlebar aesthetic but need modern geometry, Farr components have the solutions. The company has now launched a shorter version of its Headspace stem,…

mbr february 2021

Want the latest MBR delivered to your door every month? Check out our latest subscription offer, or try MBR’s digital editions on iPad, Android, Kindle and more… The latest issue of MBR is…

When you think German trail hardtails, one imagines gorgeous aluminium welds and industrial design. But not everything about the German metal bike industry starts and ends with Nicolai. Founded in…

If you do not have a downcountry bike as a major bike company, your product portfolio is lacking cachet. BH has addressed this with an update of its Lynx dual-suspension…

Many industrial designers believe carbon-fibre is best presented in its fabricated state, without a layer of paint. Carbon-fibre doesn’t have the same corrosive risk as metal, other than some galvanic…

Winter riding is tough on your drivetrain and chain care is crucial. Meticulous lubrication can be a burden to some riders, especially after having spent much of their maintenance enthusiasm…

The inevitable desire to tinker with rear suspension remains a compulsion with most mountain bikers. Despite the current generation of air and coil shocks being fantastically advanced, linked to outstanding…

The Netherlands might be short on elevation, but its mountain bike design scene does not lack for innovation. Instinctiv has launched its M-series carbon-fibre enduro bikes and if you are…

For every great carbon-fibre frame design there is an aluminium test mule and Bird has now released one as a standalone model. The Hampshire brand launched its first composite bike…

whoop 3.0

Whoop 3.0 Strap comes with the new pro knit band which claims to be the most comfortable strap whilst dispersing sweat as well as a five day battery life.