Understated and neutral, you can leave the Specialized Drirelease Tech Tee on before and after a ride and I’ve also taken to wearing it at yoga classes as it stays…
The Smith Optics Shift Mag uses a magnetic system to let you rapidly clip the lower frame and arms to one of four different lens options to the upper frame.
The Enduro Women's MT500 Animo is a lightweight Enduro/DH women’s jersey as worn by Rachael Atherton – there’s also a men’s version worn by Gee and Dan.
I have few tools or products that I’ve been using for 20 years, which is testament to the build quality of the Feedback Sports Ultimate Pro Elite Workstand.
The two criss-cross straps on the new Race Face Stash bib are surprisingly comfortable and supportive. Race Face has also improved the chamois.
The shell of Troy Lee Designs A3 is made from three parts co-moulded together, and that gives TLD’s paint shop the canvas it needs for some amazing designs.
The Smith Mainline helmet boasts excellent air flow, a reasonable weight and some of the best looks I’ve seen on a full face helmet.
Well-known for road bike clothing, Rapha has entered mountain bike market and one of its staple garments is this Trail Technical T-Shirt – is it any good?
This light and simple-to-use SKS Airchecker 2 pressure gauge from the German brand means you never have to worry about running the wrong tyre pressures.
SRAM's wireless AXS drivetrain delivers cutting-edge technology flawless shifting, but the standard shift lever takes some getting used to compared to a traditional unit. This optional alternative makes the experience…
The beefy SR Suntour Durolux R2C2 uses 36mm stanchions, a hollow-crown construction and a casting incorporating a slick and effective bolt-on mudguard.
Look around enduro and e-bikes and it’s clear this RockShox Zeb Ultimate competes directly with Fox 38 to be the best longer-travel fork on the market.
The Marzocchi Bomber Z1 uses technology from parent company Fox to offer quality damping and construction with less adjustability for a lower price.
The Öhlins RXF 38 M.2 shares features and internals with the fork Loic Bruni has won World Championships on, but does this race pedigree stack up for us?
It’s a fast-changing market, but for now at least, the Fox Float 38 Performance Elite is our new performance benchmark. It comes at a cost though,
Boutique US brand DVO offers a couple of longer-travel forks, with this 170mm travel DVO Onyx SC D1 being its beefiest single crown.
The Troy Lee Designs Skyline Air short is not the lightest in their range – that accolade belongs to the Drift – but it is definitely the best ventilated.
Overall we really rate the Scott Trail Tuned short – it’s comfy and tough, floats over kneepads and covers everything, but the price is fabulously steep.
Patagonia asserts its green credentials on the Patagonia Dirt Roamer short by using a polyester fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.
The Dainese HGL Aokighara could be a decent short thanks to its unfussy styling, but the waist closure is over-thought and needs to add zips on the pockets.