My rides are split between flat and clip-in pedals, and Bontrager Rally shoe has quickly become my favourite clipless footwear, overtaking the Giro Chamber.
The new Bontrager XR5 model we’ve tested in SE (Super Enduro) casing comes in 2.6in size with a lighter carcass under the ‘XR’ (trail) name.
Bontrager Rally MIPS features in-mould construction with an internal composite skeleton to increase the size of the vents without affecting hull integrity.
The Bontrager Flatline shoe has good grip, flexes enough so you can feel the pedal and it’s hardwearing. It’s not perfect though.
The Bontrager SE5 enduro tyre is brand new in this chubby, 2.6in, width. The Team Issue version is a heavy duty, tubeless ready model.
The Bontrager XR4 Team Issue has always claimed to be a bit of an all-rounder that can handle loose, rocky, rough, wet or dry trails.
At less than £1k for the pair, these Bontrager Line Pro 30 TLR wheels are some of the cheapest carbon wheels you can buy that don’t come direct from China.
The Bontrager Rhythm Elite shoe is designed for enduro. Low-profile ratchet buckle and full Tachyon rubber lugs. And no one can miss the day-glo lugs.
The new new, wider Bontrager SE4 - the SE stands for Super Enduro - has a relatively low tread pattern and works best as an aggressive trail tyre.
The Bontrager Drop Line dropper post is typical of the vast majority of Bontrager’s products — good value, well made, easy to use and fully serviceable.
Bontrager has a pretty packed line-up of mtb shoes and the Cambion nestles in nicely just below the top of the range XXX. The XCO racer or trail rider who…
Aimed at the enduro market, the new Bontrager Lithos MTB short has a robust construction that holds up well to harder riding.
A top-quality product, and the inclusion of a sticker kit to customise the go faster stripes is a nice touch.
The Flash Charger still gets the job done