For £188 you get a full set of Magura MT Trail Sport brakes complete with stainless steel rotors (£25) and adapters (£8.50).
At £175 per end, the Hope Tech 3 E4 undercuts quite a few of the top end brakes but you will still need to add £45 for the two-piece floating
Hayes Dominion A4 is brake with tons of power and modulation. To save you buying stuff you don’t need, it's also available without rotors and adapters.
Sitting at the cheaper end of the SRAM range, the SRAM Level is another brake you'll find equipped on many lower priced mountain bikes.
Zipp takes a unique approach to reducing punctures while increasing control and durability with its new carbon Zipp 3Zero Moto rims and wheels.
The FSA Flowtron is FSA’s second attempt at creating a reliable dropper post. This is a proper ground-up revamp with all new internals and a neat new lever.
Shimano Deore M6000 disc brake keeps bumping up the standard of what a budget stopper can really be, premium performance with a great price.
Yep, you’re not reading that wrong – the Clarks Clout1 disc brake is indeed £25 per wheel. And that includes a stainless-steel rotor.
While the Specialized Roval Traverse SL Fattie carbon, wide-rimmed 29er wheelset looks familiar, they’ve actually been completely redesigned for 2019.
Goodbye Guide, hello G2. SRAM have a new trail disc brake. We've tested the SRAM G2 Ultimate and it has alloy rotors, 'Power pads' and improved consistency.
Troy Lee produce two open facers: the Troy Lee Designs A1 and the A2. The A2 is most recent and better vented but we prefer the fit and comfort of…
Stuck on the back of the latest Specialized Ambush helmet is a small black box called ANGi (Angular and G-Force indicator), a crash detector.
The Smith Forefront 2 is manufactured using an Aerocore in-mould construction and features integrated skeletal structure.
We tested the £100 Chronicle previously in last year’s helmet test but Giro Montaro is the next level up in the Giro mountain bike range.
The Endura MT500 helmet is pricey but you are getting a lightweight, well-vented trail lid that takes impact protection to the next level.
Bontrager Rally MIPS features in-mould construction with an internal composite skeleton to increase the size of the vents without affecting hull integrity.
Dakine makes three different waist packs, and in terms of volume this Dakine Hot Laps 2L Waist Bag sits bang in the middle of the range.
Leatt DBX 5.0 All Mountain jacket is a jacket with one purpose in mind; to keep you protected from the most severe of weather conditions.
The Osprey Raptor 10 is now updated for 2019, Osprey has made some changes to one of mbr’s favourite models of hydration pack.
Pro Tharis 9.8 is a solid and dependable aluminium bar that’s ultra-stiff and hasn’t missed a beat over 100 of kms and various test bike duties.