Norwegian brand Sweet Protection’s new Arbitrator full face is really streamlined at the sides, angular and futuristic-looking. It’s a two-piece convertible lid that has a unique fixing system pairing the…
The MET Parachute has been around for years. Over that time, it’s seen multiple revisions, to the point we reckon this MCR version is by far the best looking, most…
Kali’s reputation is built on putting safety first. The UK distributor told us that for this exact reason Kali don’t offer a removable chinbar helmet.
The brand new Trigger helmet from iXS is one of a new generation of super lightweight, fully DH-certified full face lids.
Endura’s new MT500 full face is the lightest fully DH-certified product on test. With sculpted good looks, it’s aimed at enduro racing or simply hitting up downhill trails at the…
The all-new Bell Super Air R standout feature is how it’s way lighter and better ventilated than Bell’s previous Super 3 and Super DH MIPS pair.
The Vitus Mythique 29 VRX is the flagship bike in a new range of full-sussers that is designed to blow your mind, not your budget.
The Trust Shout fork looks radical, but can it live up to to Trust's bold claims? Certainly, on the table, the Trust Shout is an impressive piece of kit.
Ultimately, we have a lot of great bikes passing through the mbr office, but none this year have impressed us as much as the Yeti SB150.
Tested against other carbon and foam-filled aluminium bars, One Up claims this bar offers a 21% increase in vertical compliance and a 28% increase in steering stiffness.
Ride Concepts impressed us with its Hellion shoe recently, Ride Concepts Livewire boasts some of the same technology but crucially does it for £20 less.
The Bell Full-9 Fusion MIPS helmet is a budget full-face DH helmet based on Bell’s top-of-the-range carbon Bell Full-9 helmet.
The Hutchinson Griffus is their first 'Race Lab' tyre designed for enduro, it’s end-specific with 2.5in front and 2.4in rear versions.
The Lifeline Pavo Motion 2400 has a unique ‘Motion Control’ feature, which uses technology similar to that found in the Exposure Six Pack.
My theory is every serious mountain biker should ditch the innertubes in their tyres if they haven’t already for better performance.
Packed with features for the cash, the Suntour Durolux R2C2 is their top-tier enduro fork. R2C2 refers to the damper being 4-way adjustable.
CushCore is one of the original tyre inserts. Those foam rubber looking things that protect your rim and tyre from pinch flats and dents.
Slender steel tubing gives the Norco Torrent S2 a distinctly retro look. But make no mistake; this is a thoroughly modern 29er trail hardtail.
The new Specialized Fuse Expert 29 lends a lightweight alloy frame with 29in wheels and a 130mm fork. Ther most aggro trail hardtail.
Does the new Santa Cruz Hightower version have the same significance, or will it simply languish in the shadow of the Santa Cruz Megatower?