Abus AirDrop MIPS helmet review

The Abus AirDrop MIPS is a well made and designed helmet that offers great levels of breathability and forget-you\'re-wearing it comfort.

Giant Stance 29 1 review

The Giant Stance 29 1 is a refreshingly affordable mountain bike. Yer classic entry level full-sus trail bike. Alloy, 29in, 125/140mm travel.

Formula Selva C Fork review

This is a 170mm travel Formula Selva C (coil) fork. I went with the 170mm version because Formula forks have shorter axle-to-crown lengths.

Troy Lee Designs Mathis Jacket review

Troy Lee Designs Mathis Jacket is a cooler weather lightweight and packable jacket, offering some weather protection along with insulation.

Kona Process X CR Review

All in, the Kona Process X CR is an excellent all-mountain bike. And it’s the nicest-looking mountain bike I’ve seen for a number of years.

Fox 36 Float Factory GRIP2 Review

Conclusion first: the Fox 36 Float Factory GRIP2 is the best air-sprung trail fork out there. By quite a margin too.

Fizik Terra Nanuq GTX shoe review

The Fizik Terra Nanuq GTX shoes are insulated, waterproof, fleece lined, and an aggressive Vibram sole for off-road adventures.

9Point8 Slack-R Headset Review

What if you want a slacker head angle, but your bike won\'t accept slackset-style headset cups? Enter the 9Point8 Slack-R!

TRP Slate Evo Disc Brake review

The TRP Slate Evo brakes are superlative, wallet-happy anchors. Not be as elegant as pricier brakes but they’re superb, reliable stoppers.

Thule EPOS Towball Carrier review: best bike rack I’ve used

The Thule EPOS Towball Carrier is low faff, quick fitting and loading. It’s the best bike rack I have ever used. And I’ve used a lot of them. 

Stand Out Product Of The Year: Specialized Hillbilly

The Specialized Hillbilly GRID T9 tyre is the product that we wonder how we ever lived without. Useful, functional, and just what we needed.

Most Innovative Product Of The Year: TruTune Insert

The TruTune MTB Air Fork Insert is by far the product that we think pushed the technology or industry forward in a clever or interesting way.

Best eMTB Of The Year: Haibike Nduro 7

This Haibike Nduro 7 was simply the bike that was the most capable of any and every bike I rode in the past 12 months. Capable everywhere.

Best MTB Of The Year: Scott Genius ST

The bottom line is, the Scott Genius ST hidden shock isn’t just for aesthetics. It enables an amazing rear suspension design.

Editors’ Choice: The Best Bikes and Gear of 2023

The Singletrack World team pick their product highlights from their riding year. Benji, Amanda, Hannah, Ross, Mark and Chipps pick the best.

Halo Ridge Line II Wheels review

These Halo Ridge Line II wheels weigh more than their near rivals but they\'re simply more robust, impressively durable and fit-and-forget.

Specialized Trail Pants review

The Specialized Trail Pants are so comfortable that Hannah has barely taken them off. The men\'s version that is.

Cannondale Precise Floor Pump: Practically Perfect

A floor pump is surprisingly difficult to get right. The Cannondale Precise Floor Pump is spot on, especially for the multi-bike household.

Schwalbe Tacky Chan review

The Schwalbe Tacky Chan has a surprise up its sleeve: it\'s less draggy and tiring on autumn-winter trail-enduro rides of decent length.

Lezyne Shock Drive 400psi Shock Pump review

This Lezyne Shock Drive 400psi is very much a premium – and reassuringly chunky – affair. Capable of going all the way up to 400psi.

OneUp Dropper Post V2 240mm

OneUp Dropper Post V2 240mm review

The dropper was born, and progression was made. And now we have this – a OneUp Dropper Post V2 240mm with a frankly enormous drop. Pros Cons There are a...

cotic rocketmax 4 2023

Cotic RocketMAX Gen 4 long term review

The Cotic RocketMAX Gen 4 is the brand\'s flagship big travel bruiser. Made-in-UK steel front triangle with 160mm of Droplink rear travel.

norco fluid fs a1

Norco Fluid FS A1 Review: The Metal Messiah

When this Norco Fluid FS A1 arrived at STW HQ, I said \"Hurray for metal trail bikes. Especially metal trail bikes with decent geometry.\"

Orange Stage 7 LE Review: A Jaffa Smasha

The Orange Stage 7 LE is the latest bike from the Halifax metal masters to feature the brand\'s new Strange Power Link system.

Continental Kryptotal Fr & Rr tyres review

On test we have the Continental Kryptotal with front and rear specific tread in super soft compound, downhill casing in 29 x 2.4in.

Hope Evo 155mm Crankset Review

Rhys has been spinning these rinky dink Hope Evo 155mm length cranks for quite a while now. Are they rad or just a short(!) lived fad?

Specialized Trail Wind Jacket

Specialized Trail Wind Jacket review

The Specialized Trail Wind Jacket is one of those cliché \'goto\' garments. For what I appreciate in a 3-season jacket, this ticks all boxes.

Troy Lee Designs Stage Knee Guards review

Troy Lee Designs Stage Knee Guards are lighter weight, slip-on style pads offering \"mid-range trail protection in a packable package\".

Ride Concepts Vice Mid Shoe Review

The Ride Concepts Women’s Vice shoes are my current favourite flat pedal shoe, so I wanted to give the Mid version, with raised ankle, a go. The Mids only come...

Editors’ Choice Awards: The Best Bikes and Gear of 2022

The products and bikes that made the team’s year in 2022.