The Maxxis Forekaster sports mid-height tread blocks and wide cupped knobs down the middle. The Forekaster is suited to post-summer times.
The Vittoria Martello is a square knob moto-block design intended for use as a versatile all-conditions downhill and enduro tyre.
The Acros A-Flat MD is the entry point to the range; above it lies the XL with its larger platform and the SL featuring a titanium axle.
Barring some small cosmetic differences, the Shimano XT M8020 Trail pedal has changed very little since it was first introduced.
Rather than going for the articulated, caged pedal like the old DX M647, the Shimano Saint M820 is a fixed position pedal in the same vein as the XT Trail.
The Nukeproof Horizon CL CrMo DH is the larger of Nukeproof’s two clipless pedals (the smaller being the Nukeproof Horizon CS Trail).
The new Funn Ripper follows in the footsteps of Funn’s popular fixed position pedal, the Mamba, in having a super wide body for extra foot support.
The HT X2 is another downhill pedal, and this one was developed with the help of multiple World Cup Overall champion, Aaron Gwin.
When Shimano’s patent for a sprung loaded clipless mechanism expired, the DMR V-Twin jumped on the design to create DMR's first ever clipless pedal.
The new Crank Brothers Mallet E features most of what we love about the burly Crank Brothers Mallet DH but in a slimmed-down package.
Ignore the DH tag, the Crank Brothers Mallet DH is a great pedal for trail use. The platform is the large and concave, your foot wholly contacts the body.
The 2018 Lapierre XR 529 is the bike Lapierre developed to meet the demands of XCO and Marathon cross country racing but it's a capable trail bike too.
Starling Murmur Factory 29 is made from Reynolds 853 tubing, TIG welded in Taiwan, delivering 140mm travel through its single pivot suspension.
The Ancilotti Scarab Evo 29 is the mountain bike equivalent of Savile Row and takes customisation a step further than most.
We crowned the Commencal Meta TR our 2017 27.5in Trail Bike of the Year. A lot has changed in a year so has Commencal done enough to retain its crown?
There’s a directness to the ride of the Giant Trance 2 that makes it feel very efficient and fluid. And it doesn’t trade big hit capacity to achieve it.
The Polaris Discovery Zoned MTB short has a set of removable braces to keep them in place without reverting to a restrictive waistband.
Modern geometry and 2.6in tyres make the new Merida One Forty 700 trail bike a delight to ride. Joins a line-up featuring One Twenty and One Sixty.
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 Diodora X Trivex Plus SPD features Suprell-Tech upper as seen on many of their road shoes, which gives it a supple and moulded feel around the foot.