I’m not a big fan of the name but the Lazer Impala helmet has the modern trail rider aesthetic and the usual array of ‘enduro inspired’ features.
The USE Helix is the first dropper post the British component brand has produced. The Helix is available in a standard 125mm drop or a full 165mm.
This is the new RockShox Reverb dropper seatpost , in fact it’s so new we had it air-lifted to the MBR offices so it could make this test.
Race Face produces two dropper posts – the Turbine, which sells for £399 and this newer Race Face Aeffect dropper post at £259.99.
For such a huge brand, Shimano was pretty slow to launch a dropper post, but here's the component sub-brand Pro Koryak dropper.
A proprietary and patent-protected roller-clutch bearing design resists stanchion (and saddle) twist on the KS Lev Integra dropper post.
The Fox Transfer is infinitely adjustable throughout its travel. It features internal cable routing and, on this Factory version, a gold Kashima coating.
DVO Garnet is cable operated, internally routed and has the corporate green livery which dovetails nicely with the company’s forks.
Deity’s Knuckleduster blends three patterns in one. Offset chevron ridges comfort the outer palm, fine ribs damp the thumb and forefinger, and a deeper waffle-pattern underneath adds extra finger hold.…
Nukeproof's jersey range includes the more casual, t-shirt-style Outland jersey, the DH-race Kashmir and the trail-orientated Blackline jersey, tested here.
The simply named Hope Carbon Handlebar. It has s a reasonable weight for carbon fibre and has a nice compliant feel to it too.
The Canyon SD:ON saddle was actually developed for the company’s e-bikes and all eight bikes in the Canyon’s e-bike ON range have it fitted.
From a distance the Specialized Shuffle Child LED MIPS looks just like an adults helmet, and that’s because really it is just a miniaturised big lid.
ODI has several models under its F-1 Grip Series line including ODI F-1 Dread Lock, a signature model developed with the aid of Tinker Juarez.
The latest X-Fusion Manic is the latest in a long line of X-Fusion droppers and it’s available in 125mm and 150mm drop for only £220.
Unparallel Dust Up sole is made from incredibly sticky 45-50 durometer rubber that even eclipses some of Five Ten’s Stealth rubber, at least on paper.
Marzocchi Transfer is now available in 175mm drop. We tested the 150mm and it’s one of the shorter 150mm posts if you’re pushed for space on a small frame.…
Red Bull Rampage rider Tyler McCaul’s Deity TMAC pedals are on the bigger side of the spectrum. Well-positioned sharp pins keep shoes totally locked down.
The Bike Yoke Revive is stunning, well made, easy to use and the most versatile post out there. It’s also lightweight and reliable.
The air-sprung Helm has been around for a couple of seasons and with this Cane Creek Helm Coil, the US brand is one of the few offering a coil-sprung fork.