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Teravail Kessel tyre

We’d never heard of Teravail before, so its Kessel tyre was something of a wild card in this test. The US firm makes several gravel and MTB models, with this…

Score 8

Specialized Butcher T9

This new Specialized Butcher retains the familiar old tread pattern with its tightly-packed complex knobs and siping, but the T9 label on the side describes the new rubber compound and…

Score 8

Pirelli Scorpion Enduro S

Trail and enduro versions are available of the new Pirelli Scorpion; the latter here with a meatier tread and casing suitable for all-mountain riding. Read more: Buyer’s guide to the…

Score 6

Michelin Wild AM 2

This Wild AM2 is another brand-new Michelin for 2021. It’s meatier and knobblier than the Force AM, with a more uniform, square, blocky tread pattern. Central paddles are similar to…

Score 8

Michelin Force AM 2

Available in 2.4in and 2.6in sizes in both 27.5in and 29in diameter, the Michelin Force AM 2 is designed to be lighter and faster-rolling than the popular Wild Enduro with…

Score 7

Maxxis Rekon

Maxxis’s Rekon is essentially a beefed-up Ikon XC tyre with broader shoulders. It’s a pure trail tyre and a popular choice on shorter-travel full-suspension and hardtail complete bikes to inject…

Score 9

Nukeproof Nirvana Women’s Short

These Nirvana shorts are one of our baggier options on test, are packed full of features and boast a gravity bias. Read more: Buyer’s guide to the best women’s mountain…

Score 8

Ultra lightweight, they are comparable to the Endura Singletrack Lite in terms of minimalism, and are designed to cater for riders who might dabble in more than one off-road discipline,…

Score 7

Endura Singletrack Lite Shorts

Endura’s trousers performed well in our recent women’s group test in MBR, so there were high hopes for the Singletrack Shorts. Read more: Buyer’s guide to the best women’s mountain…

Score 9

Endura Singletrack Short Sleeve Jersey

The Singletrack Short Sleeve jersey has been a longstanding cornerstone of Endura’s women’s range. The Scottish brand is inching towards it’s thirtieth anniversary, and has been turning out a good…

Score 7

Wahoo Element GPS

The Wahoo Elemnt Rival is a GPS smartwatch that’ll track your ride, record your heart rate for fitness training (if that’s your thing), and send all the data to an…

Score 6

Crankbrothers Mallet E Boa

In my opinion – and judging by the paddock at World Cup DH and EWS enduro events, the opinions of most top racers too – Crankbrothers makes the best clip-in…

Score 9

Cane Creek Kitsuma Coil shock

With four easily-accessible tuning dials, Kitsuma is Cane Creek’s latest generation Double Barrel shock, hand built in North Carolina and available in either air or coil sprung guises. Fox and…

Score 9

Scott Mission Evo Knee pads

Knee pads are one of those slightly weird products that you carry around with you all the time, hoping you never have to use them. Nor do you want to…

Score 9

Föhn Polartec Alpha Hybrid jacket

While the brand Föhn conjures up images of ruggedly handsome Nordic folk running or riding into the sunset above a remote fjord, the reality is actually a clever bit of…

Score 9