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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Syncros MB Tailor Cage

While bike designers are becoming as imaginative as drug mules at finding orifices in which to stash stuff, the Syncros MB Tailor Cage keeps it simple.

£39.99
Score 9

schwalbe hans dampf ii

Schwalbe Hans Dampf II is excellent on the rear now the tread is 50% bigger with more spaced out knobs for faster mud clearing and more bite.

£58.99
Score 9

msc gripper pro

At £38 for twin compound, All-Mountain casing, MSC Gripper Pro, the pricing is competitive. There’s also slurpier-edged triple compound model for £10 more.

£37.99
Score 9

bontrager xr5

The new Bontrager XR5 model we’ve tested in SE (Super Enduro) casing comes in 2.6in size with a lighter carcass under the ‘XR’ (trail) name.

£49.99
Score 9

fix it sticks mountain tool

Nifty Fix It Sticks Mountain Tool packs most functions you’ll need to keep you moving and the T-bar system is more like bike shop quality. Clever. Durable.

£49.99
Score 9

Look X-Track Race Carbon

Look X-Track Race Carbon is designed with a bit of extra body width compared to others in its category, providing it with a really positive shoe engagement.

£99.99
Score 9

specialized 2fo cliplite

The Specialized 2FO Cliplite blends gravity shoe looks and comfort with race-like pedalling efficiency. Making it suitable for all styles of riding.

£147.00
Score 8

shimano am5

This brand new Shimano AM5 is Shimano’s best value trail and enduro SPD shoe and shares some neat technology and features with pricier models.

£79.99
Score 8

o'neal pinned spd

The stealthy, minimal O'Neal Pinned SPD is excellent value, durable and tough. It also has the bonus of class-leading waterproofing that’s a bonus in UK.

£79.99
Score 8

Pearl Izumi X-Alp Flow

Pearl Izumi X-Alp Flow is lightweight and easy to turn over pedalling, without this attribute making it feel too flimsy or unstable around the foot.

£89.99
Score 6

ion raid ii

Ion offers a couple of flat pedal shoe options with the Ion Raid II flat shoe being the cheapest at a hair under eighty quid.

£114.95
Score 8

adidas terrex trail cross

Like the taller Protect version, the Adidas Terrex Trail Cross SL uses a high-friction Stealth rubber sole and ticks boxes of durability, grip and comfort.

£109.95
Score 9

best mountain bike shoes

We loved the original Giro Chamber, but does the Giro Chamber II address the little issues and improved an almost perfect pair of shoes?

£129.99
Score 9

specialized 2fo 2.0

Launched in 2017, the Specialized 2FO 2.0 shoes are more flexible, much lighter and use a tackier sole than the first generation.

£130.00
Score 9

sram nx eagle

New 12-speed groupset SRAM NX Eagle breaks new ground with the most affordable wide-range 1x drivetrain yet. Twelve speeds for £365 SRP.

£365.00
Score 9

topeak ninja tc mountain

The Topeak Ninja TC Mountain holds a water bottle and a supplied multi-tool safely and silently away from the elements. Ninja stealth, Germanic reliability.

£49.99
Score 8

OneUp EDC Gear Strap

OneUp EDC Gear Strap slightly stretchy polyurethane strap lashes tyres, tools or whatever to the frame to eliminate extra weight and bulk on your person.

£12.00
Score 8

squirt low temperature chain lube

Squirt also offers this Squirt Low Temperature Chain lube that’s great for the UK. It costs more than normal Squirt (and more expensive than rival lubes).

£12.99
Score 9