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Race Face Aeffect R wheels

Race Face’s latest Aeffect R wheelset incorporates some of the brand’s higher price tech into a more affordable complete package. Most obvious in terms of looks are the asymmetric rims,…

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Direct Sale electric mountain bike of the year 2023 Canyon Spectral:ON CF 9 electric mountain bike

There aren’t many e-bikes designs that can boast the gen 3 tag, but because Canyon was in on the ground floor of e-bike development the Spectral:On is one such model…

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Nukeproof Neutron V2

The cheaper of two complete Nukeproof wheelsets, these Neutron V2s share the brand’s workhorse, durable outlook at a more affordable price point. The wheels aren’t significantly different weight-wise than the…

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Pivot Shuttle SL 29 XTR is the 2023 MBR Lightweight Electric Mountain Bike of the Year

Lightweight, mid-power e-bikes are the hot ticket right now, and none are coming in hotter than the new Shuttle SL from Pivot. Based on a 29er trail bike platform that…

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Shimano PD-ME700 pedals

Having gone back to clipless pedals recently, I can honestly say that being attached to your bike lets you ride faster on rough tracks. It’s also more efficient, and it…

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Hope Fortus 30SC Pro 5 

Hope has been making hubs in Lancashire long enough that it will only mess about with a winning formula if significant improvements are on the table. Well the venerable Pro…

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Specialized Turbo Levo Comp 2023 - shop bought eMTB of the year

Shortly after we finished our last E-Bike of the Year test, Specialized comprehensively updated its Turbo Levo with new sizing, geometry and a swish display embedded in the top tube.…

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James Bracey tests the Pivot Mach 4 SL Team XX SL

‘Challenge the threshold’ is the concept under which Pivot’s new Mach 4 SL has been designed. It’s unashamedly an XC and marathon race platform, but to call it just a…

Shimano GR9 Flat Pedal MTB Shoes

Since the last time we tested Shimano’s flagship flat shoe, the company has made a couple of changes. This shoe has now been renamed the GR9, it has a new…

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Fizik Gravita Tensor mountain bike shoes

Fizik’s Gravita Tensor has gone up £10 since we last tested it, but it’s a really durable and comfortable gravity/enduro boot, which goes some way to offset the high price. …

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Shimano AM5 clipless mountain bike shoe

Shimano claims the AM 5 is a gravity-focused shoe, but we’re not totally convinced by that, simply because there doesn’t seem to be anything DH about it, other than a…

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Endura MT500 Burner Clipless mountain bike shoes

UK clothing company Endura has three mountain bike shoes in its fledgling range, two flat shoes and this MT500 Burner clipless. This shoe is the original colourway, which means it’s…

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Whyte 909 X Enduro hardtail mountain bike

Now, you are probably thinking, £3.5k for a hardtail and the frame isn’t steel or carbon? Well, we thought the exact same thing when the 909 X arrived and even…

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Giro Deed flat pedal mtb shoes

This is a new flat pedal shoe from Giro that complements the existing Chamber II and Latch shoes. It has a bit of an old-school plimsoll styling compared to its…

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Specialized 2FO Roost Canvas Shoes

One of the cheaper flat pedal shoes on test is the Specialized 2FO Roost Canvas. It has a textile upper that looks great out of the box and offers good…

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Crankbrothers Mallet E Lace mountain bike shoes

Crankbrothers wants to get riders on the right pedals, so uses common names for both its clipless pedals and shoes. The Mallet E Lace, tested here, is built for trail…

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Hope 155mm EVO cranks

Hope initially made short EVO cranks for extra clearance on e-bikes, and ended up experimenting with even shorter lengths after seeing some additional benefits. The brand settled on 155mm as…

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Ride Concepts Livewire mountain bike Shoes

We’ve previously tested Ride Concepts’s Hellion with the DST 6.0 High Grip rubber sole and rated it highly. The Livewire is a £10 cheaper sibling that has been upgraded with…

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Scott Trail Storm Waterproof pants

It’s Murphy’s law; you get a new pair of waterproof trousers and you’ll rip them first ride out. It’s like washing the car, the minute your back is turned the…

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Ride Concepts Tallac Clip BOA Shoes

The Ride Concepts Tallac Clip BOA is one of the more expensive shoes we’ve tested, but a fifth of that cost is in the BOA dial. This functions in a…

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