Scott Perform Evo HY'16

There are three models of Perform Evo in the Scott line and they all use the same two-litre reservoir. As the size increases, so does the price. The difference between…

Leatt DBX Cargo

Leatt is constantly expanding its accessory line and the latest addition is this 10-litre DBX Cargo trail pack. It’s at the top end when it comes to price, but it…

Fox Utility Hydration Small

We asked Fox to send the medium-sized Utility Hydration for this test – it has the same size reservoir but 12L of storage – but it was out of stock.…

Evoc FR Day Protector

We contacted Evoc to get one of its Protector backpacks, because they have these removable back protectors that are great for an uplift or downhill session. For some reason the…

ERGON BE2 ENDURO

The Ergon BE2 Enduro is unusual in that it comes in two sizes, large and small, and within each size there is a large range of adjustment.

camelbak skyline lr10

Camelbak Skyline LR 10 has a 3L bladder and 7L of storage capacity and is the perfect size for trail riders who don’t need to carry everything with them.

Zwift has become an integral part of training life for many riders and if you would like to show your off-road riding fitness, the platform will oblige. Partnering with the…

SRAM GX Eagle DUB Alloy

SRAM GX Eagle DUB Alloy crank is SRAM’s massively popular, best quality and priciest aluminium crank. It was completely overhauled last year and uses the brand’s relatively new DUB axle…

SRAM X01 Eagle DUB carbon

SRAM X01 Eagle DUB Carbon chainset is rated for enduro and uses carbon arms with a structural foam core and the forged and machined X-Sync 2 chainring.

Shimano XT M8100 crank

The 12-speed Shimano XT M8100 crank profile is derived from the latest Shimano XTR chainset and uses a direct-mount chainring.

SHIMANO SLX M7100 crank

Shimano SLX M7100 crank is the lowest-tier crank using Shimano’s top-level manufacturing technology and comes in a swish gunmetal blue or black colourway.

RACE FACE NEXT R

The snazzy, fat-armed Race Face Next R cranks are plenty stiff enough, impressively low weight and not overly expensive

Hope Evo

The Hope Evo is Hope’s second-generation mountain bike crank. It’s lighter and stiffer and uses a totally revised design at the axle/ arm interface.

E*THIRTEEN XCX RACE

The E*Thirteen XCX Race crank arms are made by a patented compression moulding process and bonded to an oversized 30mm alloy axle.

Cane Creek eeWings

High-end Cane Creek eeWings weigh about the same as leading carbon cranks, but enjoy the advantage of superior impact resistance, stiffness and durability.

The latest Pivot 429 is more evidence to the debate that shorter-travel mountain bikes have become massively capable. With this new 429, Pivot has set rear-suspension travel at 120mm, with…

American mountain bike component specialist, SRAM, has added another esteemed brand to its portfolio. The Chicago company will soon take ownership of French pedal brand, TIME. Since launching its first…