Review We took the Trek Slash 9.9 X01 to our toughest local trails to see how its new shape and unique shock translate to the real world
Review The Giro Cylinder II is a light, all-round shoe option for XC, cyclo-cross and gravel use
Reviews Giro Proof winter cycling gloves are rated for sub-zero temperatures. We see how they perform in cold winter conditions
Reviews The Giro Candela is a lightweight, windproof glove. We test them out to see how they hold up to the elements
Review The Moon Canopus is big and bulky but is this balanced with its power and functionality out on the trail?
Review Leatt has expanded its DBX bad-weather range with pants and jacket. We’ve been fighting through the winter filth in them to see how they perform
Reviews Can the Marzocchi Bomber CR deliver that classic coil plushness on a budget? We’ve spent the last few months finding out
Review The YT Izzo is the first lightweight XC/Trail bike from the brand and it’s outrageous value for an excellent spec. How does it ride and is it biased upwards, downwards or just flat out everywhere?
Review It looks like fancy designer furniture but has this small UK family firm created the ultimate bike van, workshop or home racking system?
Review Specialized’s new premium Trail Series Rain Jacket mixes a casual look with hyper-performance Polartec Neoshell fabric. We’ve hit it with every kind of weather imaginable in an effort to see how it works
Review Gusset has updated and oversized its classic hardcore bar so how does the new S2 feel on the trail?
Review Gusset does a whole range of grips, but these latest S2 Extra Soft’s are designed to be the grippiest of all. We’ve been grabbing a handful in all weathers to find out
Review Undoubtedly the best biking garment name ever, but do these premium Canadian wet weather pants do the job?
Reviews Can this set of super-light wheels from an artisan builder in York compete with the best wheels available anywhere? We’ve been punishing them on-road and off to find out
Review It’s taken a while for Canyon to roll out a 29er version of its all-round trail bike, but our test team reckons it’s definitely been worth the wait
Review Can Giant’s casually cut soft fabric waterproof MTB jacket cope with hard work and hard rain? We’ve been steaming around stormy singletrack to find out
Review The latest large-volume Rambler is right on the edge of the gravel/MTB crossover, but how well does it roll along that line?
Review Merida’s all-new Ninety-Six RC 9000 is great value for a fully loaded, full suspension XC race flagship. We went epic in full winter conditions to see whether it was fun as well as fast