A selection of reviews, comments and articles that have been published about trail 42 and our products.

In print

What Mountain Bike Magazine - issue 158

What Mountain Bike Magazine - issue 158

★★★★★ 4/5
"trail 42's tech-t has become this tester's go-to riding top. The natural bamboo and cotton mix fabric is deliciously soft against the skin, and it's also incredibly light - you hardly notice your wearing it."
Women's Cycling magazine - issue 4

Women's Cycling magazine - issue 4

"This hoodie is the ultimate way to snuggle up post-mountain bike ride."
What Mountain Bike Magazine - issue 154

What Mountain Bike Magazine - issue 154

Men's bamboo tech-t review
Singletrack Magazine issue 85 women's tech-t

Singletrack Magazine - issue 85

“Female readers will understand how difficult it is to find a flattering t-shirt. This one ticks all my boxes."
Wideopen Magazine women's tech-t

Wideopen UK Bike Magazine

“Breathable, rideable and wearable. One for the trails and the café stop afterwards."
Dirt Magazine Logo T-shirt

Dirt Magazine

Women's Cycling Magazine review

Women's Cycling Magazine

"This t-shirt looks great and is as at home in the café as it is riding the trails."
Dirt Magazine James

Dirt Magazine - issue 134

James from Bikemagic gets wild in one of our men's bamboo tech-ts

On the web

Singletrack Magazine Tuesday Treats 116

Singletrack Magazine - Tuesday Treats 116

Today, we’re revisiting the guys down at trail 42 based on the edge of the Forest of Dean. In what has been an amazing first year for the ethically sourced MTB clothing and accessories brand, they take stock of progress to date and look forward to a bonkers-busy 2015 more
Rachael Gurney

Rachael Gurney

Long term test – Trail 42 Women’s Classic Tech-T
I can’t wait to see what Trail 42 has to offer in the future, whatever it is, I’ll be first in the queue to get my hands on it! more
kristoffrides's Blog

kristoffrides's Blog

First impressions on receiving my prize, extremely well packaged, big sturdy box, plenty of filling material to keep the flask protected, then I find a lovingly wrapped item and a letter more
Total Women's Cycling

Total Women's Cycling

If you like your post-ride cuppa in a handcrafted earthenware bicycle-themed mug, then you’ll love this offering from Forest of Dean-based company Trail42 more
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Singletrack Magazine - Tuesday Treats

Today’s Tuesday Treats brings you something washing machine fresh: a brand spanking new British clothing brand. Rich and Ruth at trail 42 spill the beans more screen grab

As it’s starting to be acknowledged more widely that women actually do ride bikes too, there’s an increasing array of female friendly bike related gift opportunities on offer now more
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Hit The Hills

Caught up with Rich and Ruth from Trail 42 recently and here is what they had to say more
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The Gear Factor

The coffee was still piping hot an hour in to the journey. Leaving the flask in the car at my destination for an hour and a half and then coming back home. The entire trip was around 5 hours and I can honestly say the coffee was still warm more
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Grinding Gears

★★★★★ 5/5
At Grinding Gears we love nothing more than a delightfully muddy bike ride followed by a nice hot cup of tea. Well it turns out we’re not the only ones! Trail 42 have created this fantastic Pack Flask more
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Lauren Jenkins

It’s fantastic to see more choice on the market, and great to see an independent start-up flourish in a difficult economy. Trail 42 have gone from small beginnings and are cementing themselves within the MTB industry as someone who offer great products and well thought out designs more
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Hadleigh Mountain Bike Club

Those that read my reviews often will know how much I love the versatility of Bamboo, I have reviewed a bike made from the stuff and now a t-shirt, both surprised me for their comfort, both are sustainable, ethical and green in nature (and even in colour for the T) more
Singletrack Magazine - Fresh Goods Friday 148

Singletrack Magazine - Fresh Goods Friday

Ethically made technical riding t shirts made from soft bamboo fabric, which is anti bacterial and wicking, for when you’re keen to rock the casual look. Nice and long to ensure coverage when riding. more

Epping Forest MTB

Way back in march I was invited to test a product for the new British mountain bike brand Trail 42, this being their Bamboo Tech-T. Until now I have been having too much fun testing it to get myself sat down in front of a computer to let you all know about it more
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We have been wearing the Trail 42 tech bamboo T-shirt for a number of months and keep reaching for it when we are going out for a ride more
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Mountain Bikes Apart

I got hold of a trail42 t-shirt a few months back and I’ve been trying it out over the winter. I’ve put it through many a sweat-fest on the turbo trainer, right through my leg recovery, and it’s proved to be a really comfortable training top more
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Bike Magic

There are some great start-up companies developing in the mountain bike scene right now, and few share the passion and devotion of the friendly couple behind trail 42, a brand-new clothing company coming out of South Wales more