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…

One of Britain’s most stylish and revered gravity mountain bikers has confirmed an extension of his professional contract with Scott. The Swiss mountain bike and apparel brand has retained Brendan…

German enduro bike brand, RAAW, has added a shorter-travel bike to its portfolio. To complement its Madonna enduro bike, there is now something for riders how like to ‘Jibb’, as…

Hope Carbon Handlebars 35mm

The Hope Carbon Handlebars 35mm 224g weight is respectively light and the bar lives up to claims of good damping and comfort. We loved the ride quality.

Scott’s professional mountain bike riders will be rolling the latest monocoque Silverton SL wheels. The Swiss company has invested in evolving its single piece wheelset technology with some impressive mass…

I crash. You crash. Heck, even Amaury Pierron crashes. We all crash. Crashing is a fact of life for the mountain biker. It's part of the deal. Part of the…

Specialized has added new limited-edition versions of its Chisel hardtail for those who mountain bikers who appreciate the environment and artistry. Aluminium might not be steel as the frame material…

Nukeproof Giga

For when mega just isn’t enough, Nukeproof presents the Giga – a 180mm travel ‘super-enduro’ bike. But is it 1,000 times better? We find out. Need to know New ‘super-enduro’…

The famous French tyre brand has transferred some of its downhill racing technology to trail and all mountain products. Followers of all things Michelin and mountain biking will be familiar…