Specialized Trail Cargo Short is no leg hugging number, it’s definitely a baggy short, but there’s less material to flap in the breeze than some out there.
The Fox Ranger Drirelease Long Sleeve jersey seems to work well in both warm and cold weather, it never feels clammy even when you’re sweating buckets.
7Mesh CoPilot jacket is designed for when you want to pack your mac and just whip it out for a sudden shower; something lighter weight and more breathable.
Available with either an air or coil spring, this Ohlins RFX 36 M2 is Öhlins latest 36mm stanchioned fork. It uses a twin-tube TTX 18 damper.
2019 was the year of the trouser. Tapered, lightweight riding pants were everywhere. I was something of a long kecks latecomer, but I am now fully sold on both the…
We’ve tried most riding trouser options on the market, and these Ion Shelter Softshell Pants are a relatively new addition to try.
The IXS Trigger Pant is from their performance Race range, which means it’s designed for downhill but you’d be mistaken if you thought this meant it was heavy or overly…
The 7iDP Sam Hill Lite Knee pad is about as minimal as you can get on a kneepad before you’re simply wearing a knee warmer.
Build quality is great on Race Face Roam Knee Guard, and attention to detail is superb, from the soft terry towelling inside to the ripstop outer material.
The 100% Surpass Knee Guard is one of the burlier kneepads out there, rated to CE Level 2 it’s designed to absorb maximum impact force.
Sweet Protection Hunter shorts do nothing revolutionary, but, subtly revised for 2018, nails the essentials of comfortable fit, durability and looks.
Sweet Protection Hunter LS jersey is built for warm days, it’s light and comfy, with a loose, trail fit. With flat seams, no prickly labels it's very comfy.
New on the scene this winter are the Scott Trail Contessa Pants, part of the classy Contessa Signature Range of products. Subtle in its design, the all black pant features…
Another new arrival on the scene this year is Pearl Izumi’s Launch Trail Pant, and the brand has dropped a really versatile offering in these trousers.
Probably like you, I hate cleaning my bike after a muddy ride, and we’ve had more than our fair share of those this winter, so anything that helps make this…
Race Face Atlas 35 stem is machined unit, which means it looks pretty sharp. Pitched at the gravity crowd there’s nothing stopping you fitting this on a trail bike.
At £80 O'Neal Pump Flat offers a decent saving over most recommended shoes, but it’s not enough to justify step down in traction and foot security.
OnOff AM Resin has a similar look to alloy Hook pedal with chamfered edge and same 12 pins per side, but it’s actually bigger, with a 105x105mm platform.
Discovering overlooked new product deserving praise is one of best parts of being at mbr, and our latest find is the Specialized Trail-Series Alpha jacket.
Madison DTE Waterproof Jacket uses heavy-duty fabric; triple-layer shell rated 20k waterproof and 20k breathable, which are at the top end of both scales.