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 chainset is rated for enduro and uses carbon arms with a structural foam core and the forged and machined X-Sync 2 chainring.
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 is the lowest-tier crank using Shimano’s top-level manufacturing technology and comes in a swish gunmetal blue or black colourway.
The snazzy, fat-armed Race Face Next R cranks are plenty stiff enough, impressively low weight and not overly expensive
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.
The E*Thirteen XCX Race crank arms are made by a patented compression moulding process and bonded to an oversized 30mm alloy axle.
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 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.
Specialized 2FO Roost still has the Body Geometry design orthotics fitted, but this is a ground up redesign and it starts where the rubber meets the road.
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’…
These bikes are the best hardtail mountain bikes available. From budget up to mid-range price points, we have chosen four winning options for any budget.
Where most rivals use alternating thick/thin teeth, Praxis’ T6 aluminium chainring has a special ‘wavy’ offset tooth pattern to improve chain retention.
Although Ride Concepts claims its new Vice flat-pedal shoe was developed with its dirt jump, slopestyle and BMX athletes in mind, it has features I’ve tested loads of times on…
It’s made from a blend of nylon and spandex, which means it’s really stretchy and comfortable without feeling hard and plasticy, like some wet weather gear can. It’s not exactly…
Riding trousers for colder/wetter conditions are currently all the rage, which means O’Neal’s new Trailfinder pant joins a burgeoning segment with a lot of competition.
Like most lightweight knee pads, these are a simple, stretchy sleeve with elasticated cuff and silicone grippers to keep them from sliding down.
E*Thirteen’s new Vario post is unique in offering 30mm of travel adjustment without even removing it from your bike.
Launched in 2018 the Intense Tazer was ahead of its time and it retains the full carbon frame, progressive sizing, mullet wheels and competitive pricing.
With the Commencal Meta Power 29, you have the battery capacity and the power, but the elevated BB height perches the rider on top, rather than in the bike.