All the latest products comprehensively tested. If we don’t think a product is worthy of our hard-earned, we won’t tell you to part with yours for it. That’s the promise we make with our bike and equipment tests. For all our tests we guarantee that:

  • They’re conducted by some of the most experienced and knowledgeable riders in the business.
  • Ratings are awarded only after a thorough testing process on a variety of terrain.
  • Tests are independent, and in no way influenced by our advertisers.

Our ratings are awarded out of 10, with 10/10 being the top mark.

  • 1-4  Means something’s wrong. Possibly a design flaw or a major weakness.
  • 5-6  OK – one or two faults but has potential
  • 7  Worth considering
  • 8  Very good – for the money, we’d buy it
  • 9  Excellent – a slight mod or two and it might be perfect
  • 10  Simply the best!

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Classified Powershift hub

Classified pitches greater range, more efficiency, and improved durability as reasons to switch to its new internal hub gear system. Read our buyer’s guide to the best mountain bike drivetrains…

7Mesh Chilco Thermal Anorak men's mountain bike jersey

When you spot a fellow product tester, who can pick and choose whatever clothing they want, always riding in the same top, you pay attention. And when that same writer…

Score 10

Wolftooth pedal

By assumption, a flat pedal is just flat right? Not exactly. The best flat pedals have a slight amount of concavity machined into the platform, the idea being this keeps…

Score 9

SQlab 5OX pedals

The 5OX is a big slab of a pedal, the nylon reinforced platform is oversized in every direction and it rotates on top-end bearings, the idea being it’ll last just…

Score 8

Shimano AM9 mountain bike shoes

This AM9 (903) shoe is the latest in a long line of burly DH/enduro clip-in shoes from Shimano that goes back to the iconic white and black ‘Stormtrooper’ shoe of…

Score 9

Lazer Cage Kineticore helmet

Lazer’s all-new full-face helmet uses a fibreglass shell with carbon fibre reinforcements and clocks in at under 900g in a size large, which is bang on the money compared to…

Score 7

Specialized 2FO DH flat pedal

Specialized’s latest generation flat pedal shoes have the grippiest, stickiest rubber soles on the market. Yep, you heard that bold statement right – these 2FO Flat shoes have a more…

Score 9

B'Twin/Decathlon 500 tool kit

Huge French superstore chain Decathlon is the largest sports retailer in the world, with five individual cycling brands in its portfolio. No surprise then, that it has multiple bike tool…

Score 7

A torque wrench is one of the most important tools in your toolbox. This is because every bolt on your bike has a recommended torque setting, and being able to…

Score 9

Giro Insurgent right front view

Targeting enduro riding and racing, backed up with design input from EWS Champion Richie Rude, Giro’s Insurgent is 200g lighter and a claimed 50% more breathable than the brand’s Disciple…

Score 8

Specialized Tactic 4 MIPS helmet

The Specialized Tactic 4 MIPS trail helmet is a solid, well-made and good-looking helmet for the price, certified for electric mountain bike use, and while it’s not perfect for the…

Score 8

100% Trajecta Fidlock 2022 front right view

100%’s Trajecta is one of a growing breed of modern full-faces designed for e-biking and aggressive all mountain riding, rather than full-on downhill racing. As such, it’s lighter, airier and…

Score 8

POC Kortal helmet

When you think of Scandinavian firm POC, you likely think of a premium, safety-first brand with the high-end price tags to match. That’s fair comment considering this stylish Kortal lid…

Score 8

Fox Proframe RS right front view

Fox’s DH-certified lightweight full-face lid has already been a top-scoring helmet at MBR in its previous generation, so has Fox made it even better with this RS version, or has…

Score 9

100% Altec Fidloc helmet

The Altec is 100%’s only half-shell helmet and it has been around for a couple of seasons already. It boasts Fidlock’s rapid-to-fasten magnetic chinstrap buckle to boost what’s already a…

Score 8

Leatt MTB 4.0 Enduro helmet V23 right front view

Leatt’s snap-together convertible MTB 4.0 Enduro helmet is one of only a couple of helmets with full DH certification that can still multitask as a lightweight open face trail lid…

Score 9

Abus Moventor 2.0 MIPS helmet

German brand Abus has really stepped up its MTB helmet game recently, with this Moventor 2.0 one of a trio in a reinvented range. Targeting the trendy down-country sector, it’s…

Score 9

Dainese HGL Pant mountain bike trousers

Dainese is an Italian company better known for its arm and knee pads, but it also has a range of riding clobber, including this new HGL Pant. Best mountain bike…

Score 9

Deity Speedway Carbon handlebar

Designed for DH and enduro, Deity’s Speedway is the brand’s burliest 35mm carbon bar. It comes in a massive 810mm width, laid up with unidirectional carbon using in-house only moulds.…

Score 7

Man wearing Leatt Jacket MTB Trail 3.0

In addition to a good-quality waterproof jacket, it’s nice to have something like Leatt’s MTB 3.0 trail jacket in your armoury. A waterproof jacket is highly breathable and should be…

Score 9