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Mountain Bike Action How to: Stop Brake Squ...

Jul 13, 2015Comments off26051 Views

The modern-day mountain bike disc brake, be it mechanically or hydraulically actuated, is a technical wonder. These little stoppers offer great control and seldom fade...

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Shootout: Wheel Wars—29 vs 27.5 vs 26

Jun 27, 2015Comments off43564 Views

Not since dual-suspension mountain bikes debuted has there been so much controversy and confusion surrounding a mountain bike technology. We are talking about the wheel-diameter...

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Mountain Bike Action Tech Minute: Do It You...

Mar 01, 2015Comments off1644 Views

3M makes the best cycling product that they don’t even know is a cycling product. Their 2228 electrical sealing tape (mastic tape) makes a great...

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Mountain Bike Action Tech Minute: Shimano S...

Feb 28, 2015Comments off1685 Views

You’d be surprised how many riders don’t know that Shimano SPD clipless pedals can be adjusted to make them easier to clip out of. A...

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Feature: Everything You Need to Know About ...

Dec 01, 2014Comments off1496 Views

The all-inclusive Mountain Bike Action guide to bottom brackets...

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Red Bull Wide Open Event Cancelled

Jul 05, 2014Comments off813 Views

Riders like Aaron Chase and Logan Binggelli are reporting on their Facebook pages that the Red Bull Wide Open has had the plug pulled for the July...

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Mountain Bike Action Tech Minute: Super Eas...

Jun 23, 2014Comments off1419 Views

Here is a simple trick when replacing (or inserting) a tube that makes the job a lot easier. If you have been doing it wrong,...

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Tire Tips From Kenda

Jun 21, 2014Comments off2808 Views

Pretty great tips from Kenda Tires: 1. Always run tires in the direction that the arrow on the sidewall indicates. Running a tire backwards may...

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High School Racers Get $158,000 Thanks To Y...

Jun 18, 2014Comments off761 Views

In late April the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), asked mountain bikers to band together to help the northern California based youth development organization raise $75,000...

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Video: Learn How To Wheelie

Jun 15, 2014Comments off1582 Views

The wheelie is one of the toughest skills to teach. Some riders just don’t seem to have the wheelie gene but we came across this...