Most cheap plastic (sorry - glass-reinforced nylon) pedals feel like something you’re saving up to replace, but the snappily-titled HT PA03A is solid.
Long time mbr favourite, the DMR Vault is one of the best selling flats around. Machined from an extruded piece of aluminium, the platform spins on a heat-treated steel axle.
Designed with hardcore Canadian brand the Chromag Contact is Brandon Semenuk's very own pedal, universally acclaimed as the world’s most stylish mountain biker.
Lightweight, offer a ton of grip and should go a couple of seasons before they need servicing.
Saracen is aiming to recapture its glory years with its latest Saracen Kili Flyer. Will a fresh start breathe new life into this venerable brand?
Specialized 2FO 1.0 is one of the most comfortable mid-sole and upper combinations on the market. Can it compete with Five Ten’s limpet-like Stealth rubber?
Being designed by a World Cup DH champion on a coffee shop napkin is a cool marketing story for Onza’s latest downhill tyre the Onza Aquila RC2.
With its recently revised geometry the 2018 Specialized Enduro Pro 29 now has the attitude and riding position to capitalize on its 165mm travel.
Orbea Rallon combines efficient pedalling dynamics with light weight and it feels like a very capable 29er trail bike with enduro race bike geometry.
The new Whyte G-170 S is smooth, composed and balanced. It is easy to set-up and even easier to ride flat-out. A full-blown gravity focused race weapon.
Nukeproof has done an amazing job with the new Nukeproof Mega 275 Comp. The geometry and sizing are on point, the specification is on the money.
We’ve been impressed by the sensitivity of Trek’s RE:aktiv dampers from RockShox and Fox, but the Trek Remedy brings sensitivity to another level.
Sitting second tier in the range, the Altura Mayhem 2 aims at bringing full foul weather protection at a slightly more reasonable price point.
The Specialized Deflect H2O is a weather resistant glove that manages to keep your hands protected without the normal bulk that comes with winter gloves.
The extra width options and bang-on stiffness/flex ratio make the Funn Kingpin another good choice for your long travel machine.
Pearl Izumi MTB WRX is a 300g jacket with a fixed hood that would be as useful as an all-day jacket as it would a lightweight, packable waterproof.
The Pace 3x3 jacket is a simple garment cut from a super soft feeling eVent fabric – definitely one of the best fabrics out there.
The Madison Zenith jacket blurs the line between a lightweight packable and an all-day waterproof and it does it well and at a good price.
The Endura MTR shell is a superb lightweight, packable jacket that definitely bridges the gap between packable and all-day waterproofs.
The Scott Trail MTN Dryo 20 is light enough and packable enough to be an only jacket for mtbers that ride a wide range of conditions.