Sweet Protection Hunter shorts do nothing revolutionary, but, subtly revised for 2018, nails the essentials of comfortable fit, durability and looks.
The IXS Trigger Pant is from their performance Race range, which means it’s designed for downhill but you’d be mistaken if you thought this meant it was heavy or overly…
If you want to continue enjoying your riding you need good waterproof kit like this ION 3-Layer Traze Amp short from German brand Ion.
You might not be able to tell from the pictures but the Fox Ranger 3L Water Pant doesn’t have typical nylon trouser construction, it’s more of a softshell.
Made from heavy duty ripstop material, the Alpinestars Tahoe Pants feel weightier than rival brands' pants, but this is actually a good thing.
The Traverse is made from a lighter weight polyester material than the Khyber and is definitely a summer-only short as there is not a lot of warmth.
Khyber is Race Face shorthand for women’s downhill, and this baggy short sits in the gravity category.
Troy Lee's Sprint is the go-to riding pant for shredders but this may be about to change with the launch of the new Troy Lee Designs Sprint Ultra.
Ion Scrub Select is their slightly heavier-duty, DH-style trouser using stiffer DWR-coated fabrics together with thinner, more flexible ones.
O'Neal Legacy Pant is warmer than a short and can strip the whole thing off when getting changed, minimising clean-up. Can also wear kneepads underneath.
2019 was the year of the trouser. Tapered, lightweight riding pants were everywhere. I was something of a long kecks latecomer, but I am now fully sold on both the…
Fox Indicator Pant is a lightweight and breathable everyday trouser. Highly breathable and comfortable, so much so it's wearable it in multiple conditions.
New storage short from Madison is called the Madison Flux Capacity short, which I reckon has the best name of any short I’ve tested now or in the future.
The Fox Attack Fire Pants are a wind and water resistant outer layer designed to protect mountain bike riders from the elements while maintaining comfort.
We’ve tried most riding trouser options on the market, and these Ion Shelter Softshell Pants are a relatively new addition to try.
Sweet Protection Hunter Softshell Trouser is a straight-legged riding pant nicely cut from thick, durable softshell.
The Aussie Grit Flint baggy short is the company's first mountain bike specific short and it's a little different to many others on the market.
The Polaris Discovery Zoned MTB short has a set of removable braces to keep them in place without reverting to a restrictive waistband.
We review the Dirtlej Dirtsuit, the original bright green waterproof onesie that's perfect for protecting you from the elements when out on the bike.
The Dirtlej Trailscout Half and Half short is perfect for use when trails are wet and muddy. Waterproof at the rear, comfortable and stretchy at the front.