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.
We can’t knock the Ibis 942 in terms of quality but it's a high price. And six bolt disc option and narrower rim width might be the better for most…
Apart from the Sapim stainless steel double butted spokes and brass nipples, the rest of the Hope Tech Enduro wheels is made in its factory in Barnoldswick.
With four rim widths and all the hardware included for any configuration the Sun Ringlé Düroc has all the bases covered and is killer value for money.
The FSA Afterburner Wider is really well put together and a good weight, reasonable price and available several axle options and 27.5 and 29in diameters.
The Olfi One Five action camera packs a big performance punch despite its relatively cheap price. Reliable and easy to use for capturing quality footage.
Syncros makes two shock pumps; a basic model called the SP2.0 and this all singing all dancing SP1.0.
Born in World Cup XC racing, the DT Swiss XRC 1200 wheels are designed to be lightweight and accelerate rapidly; also strong enough for aggro trail riding.
This is an updated version of mountain bike specific Lezyne Classic Over Drive. It’s solid, stable and will easily seat the most stubborn tubeless tyres.
A lot of money for a summer short the Troy Lee Skyline Air shorts look great, well made, those panels definitely make a difference to breathability.
It’s not geometry on the BMC Speedfox 02 that’s revolutionary, it’s the new integrated dropper post that changes shock settings as you change saddle height.
The Giro Terraduro Mid is a good shoe, comfortable on and off the bike, efficient on the pedals and it’s definitely tough, but the lace flap niggles.
The Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay isn't differentiated from regular trail bikes on their website. This speaks volumes about a unique approach to ebikes.
The Merida Big Trail stays true to the hardcore hardtail philosophy. Super comfortable riding position – helped by a tiny 35mm stem and 760mm handlebar.
Merida’s position as one of the world’s largest bike manufacturers allows it to produce a wide range of full suspension platforms. All of which are named based on the amount…
Having only one clipless shoe model in the range has meant the pressure has been on for ION to produce a shoe that stands up to the requirements of clipless…
The Race Face Ride stem is one of those components that makes you question whether you need to spend mega bucks on parts. Coming in a shade under £25, it…
In terms of power to weight the Race Face Next SL G4 really is a superb – it’s also silly light, sensibly stiff and cheaper than other carbon cranks.
As pumps go, the B’Twin 900 track pump is a simple beast. It doesn’t have a plethora of features enabling it to seat tubeless tyres, setup suspension or inflate a…
Now well into its third decade of development, Mavic Crossmax should be a name familiar to most riders. The latest Crossmax range consists of three models, all of which are…