Riders in our forums are sharing their favorite pieces of mountain bike gear.

Riders in our forums are sharing their favorite pieces of mountain bike gear. What components do you rely on?​

Most cycling components and accessories are pretty dialed these days. But there are a handful of products in every category that rise above the rest. Mountain bikers in our General Discussion forum are sharing the best mountain bike components they've ever used.

This is an excellent resource for riders looking for new gear recommendations. Even among picky mountain bikers, a few product trends stand out. Many riders agree that WTB's saddles are incredibly comfortable and that Shimano's SPD pedals may not be the lightest, but they are very likely to inhabit the earth alongside cockroaches after the apocalypse. Click here to join the conversation.

Are you looking for tire advice? Riders are sharing their favorite tires in this thread.

As some products rise above the rest, a few don't quite live up to our expectations. Riders are also sharing the worst components they've ever used in this thread.

Have a favorite product you would like to share with fellow mountain bikers? Sound off with your gear recommendations in the comments below.