Choice kit

What’s Choice Kit? It’s our tag for the bikes and gear that are at the top of our wishlist, whether they’re tried-and-tested classics or they’re so new they haven’t even hit the shops yet.

Fern Cotton. Picture by Faye Sanders
Put the Renthal Fatbar on a diet and this is what you get - the Fatbar Lite. Picture by James Costley-White
Hope's new F20 flat pedals look like they've been worth the wait. Picture by James Costley-White
Renthal Feat
Mucky Nutz's Bender Fender gets the ChopMTB seal of approval. Picture by James Costley-White
Limited edition Specialized / Troy Lee Designs Stumpjumper FSR Expert Carbon EVO. Picture by Zach White
Royal Racing's Race kit has had a major makeover for 2013. Picture by John Whitney
O'Neal's Stinger flat-pedal shoes. Picture by James Costley-White
Five Ten Raven shoes. Picture by Ric McLaughlinFive Ten Raven shoes. Picture by Ric McLaughlin
Troy Lee Designs' D3 helmet is unchanged for 2013, save for some spangly new paintjobs. Picture by James Costley-White