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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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POC Ora Clarity Fabio Ed. Goggles

The POC Ora Clarity Fabio Ed. is the Fabio Wibmer edition of one of the uber cool Swedish protection brand's four variants of their Ora goggle.

Score 6

TRP G-Spec E-MTB brake

First thing we noticed about the TRP G-Spec E-MTB Disc Brake is it bedded in way quicker than the old Gwin brake. A few hard stops and it was biting.

Score 9


Wolf Tooth Remote BarCentric has a ring shape and slides on between the left grip and brake lever. It has four positions so it clears lockouts or shifters.

Score 9

stique ml125

Essentially, the Stique ML125 is a set of high-grade tyre levers with 11 other features built in.

Score 7

Fizik Gravita Versor Flat

Part of Fizik’s new MTB range, the Gravita Tensor has several unique features, including a low-profile ankle protector, offset laces and a Vibram MegaGrip sole. It’s aimed at the best…

Score 7

Endura Singletrack Lite short

The updated version of the classic Endura Singletrack Lite short is a very capable short but it may be a bit skinny for some riders.

Score 10

Ion Scrub gloves

Every so often a pair of gloves simply fit better than the rest. I’m not alone in being frequently disappointed in this area; who’d have thought it would be so…

Score 9

It’s basically just a sheet of thick neoprene wrapped into the shape of a pedal. The Pita comes in two sizes (large is for flats, small for clipless pedals), two…

Score 9

Leatt Velocity 4.0 goggles

Leatt’s velocity goggles use a headline-grabbing bulletproof lens. I don’t fancy being shot in the eyes to test it, but it definitely seems better than plenty of rivals at resisting…

Score 8

Review by Alice Burwell Scott’s new Trail Vertic short comes in four colours and thankfully none of them are pink or purple. It also comes with a padded inner short.…

Score 10


Reviewed by Alice Burwell. Initially it may look like the Madison Zena women’s baggy is way better value than more prestige brands, but it doesn’t come with an inner short.…

Score 8

sungod velans

This is a direct-sales eyewear company, which means when ordering you can pick and choose the lens, frames, colours and even add an extra nose-piece on the website and it…

Score 9

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