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!

Showing reviews 61–80 of 2,225

Scott Tago Plus helmet

The Tago Plus CE is new from Scott, it drops right in at the top of the brand’s range and features good features and tech that bump it right up…

Score 9

Leatt MTB 3.0 Lite glove

The Leatt MTB 3.0 is so light it’s almost like you’re not wearing a glove at all, but Leatt boosts ride feel by using its MicronGrip palm material. This is…

Score 9

Rapha’s combination of fabric and fit is seriously effective at keeping you cool and airy when it’s scorching, yet it doesn’t use such an open mesh that it lets too…

Score 9

Fist Handwear Chapter 21 Glove

The Fist Handwear is built using a sublimated four-way stretch fabric with Spandex finger gussets and a single-layer Clarino palm. It’s not the lightest or the best-vented glove here, but…

Score 8

Fox Defend Race Glove

Fox makes a huge range of gloves and we’ve picked the Defend Race because it’s mid-pack in terms of weight and build. It uses a four-way stretch polyester construction with…

Score 8

Giant Transfer Glove

The Giant Transfer is a lot like the TSG Slim in terms of construction, weight and ride feel. The back uses a lightweight stretchy mesh fabric that Giant says has…

Score 6

7iDP Transition glove

This is an updated version of the Transition trail glove we have tested previously. It’s still a pull-on model, but it ditches the open-ended design for a simple elasticated cuff.…

Score 9

Fasthouse Speed Style Blaster glove

Not quite the master blaster, but with its EVA knuckle duster, this is definitely a glove for the trail warrior. It’s constructed from a four-way stretch ripstop material, has a…

Score 8

Dainese HGR MTB glove

The Dainese HGR MTB is the slightly more expensive twin brother of the Fasthouse Speed Style Blaster. It has a similar rip-stop style material across the entire back, but rather…

Score 7

Endura MT500 D30 glove

The Endura MT500 is the first glove we know of to feature a D3O knuckle duster. In its inert state, this smart material is flexible and moulds to the shape…

Score 8

OneUp E Carbon handlebar

OneUp components likes to do things differently and add value to everything it makes. The Squamish-based brand is not a fan of following the herd. When it comes to handlebars,…

Score 10

Race Face Six C handlebar

Two things have happened since we last tested the Race Face SixC – the price has gone up, which is sort of inevitable with the cost-of-living crisis, and the bar…

Score 9

Renthal Fatbar Carbon 35

The Renthal Fatbar 35 Carbon is made from a fairly standard UD (uni-directional) carbon, but Renthal says these are layered and aligned to give a specific ride feel, which suggests…

Score 8

Nukeproof Horizon V2 carbon handlebar

We’ve tested the Nukeproof Horizon previously, and while that was only a year ago, the price has remained the same and is still ultra-competitive for a composite handlebar. With new…

Score 9

OneUp Aluminium handlebar

The OneUp Aluminium handlebar is offered in two rises and a single 800mm width. Cut marks on the control centres allow accurate trimming and, like the Race Face SixC, it…

Score 10

Muc-Off Rider glove

Muc-Off’s Rider glove is a strapless design built using a four-way stretch polyester. There’s silicone print on the synthetic palm and fingers to enhance grip, and both the finger and…

Score 6

Deity Skywire carbon handlebar

Most trail, enduro and electric mountain bikes come fitted with full width bars, usually with a good shape and a reasonably low weight. With this in mind, if you’re going…

Score 7

Renthal Apex stem

The Renthal Apex stem is available right down to 31mm in length. At 110g it’s the lightest 35mm option we've tested and that helps justify the cost.

Score 9

Race Face Turbine R 35 stem

Race Face Turbine R 35 stem has featured here more than once, but I’m taking another look because it’s now available in nine(!) different anodised colours.

Score 10