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Greg Minnaar Saves A Banana Slug On The Tra...

Jun 24, 2016Comments off3940 Views

Because the trail is dark and full of terrors. Greg Minnaar – a friend of nature – mountain biking on the trails around Santa Cruz....

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Hayes/Manitou Launches New Dedicated Plus S...

Apr 16, 2015Comments off5994 Views

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Why are my tires bouncing around?

Sep 30, 2014Comments off11759 Views

Please don't ride your trail bike tires at 40psi...

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How do I remedy brake mush?

Sep 26, 2014Comments off10620 Views

Q: I have a 2013 trek stache 7, it came with Avid Elixir 1 hydraulic disc and I’m not to happy with them they seem...

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What Is The Best $300 Fork?

Jul 15, 2014Comments off12689 Views

Q: My bike was stolen and I can’t afford a replacement. Instead, I’ve been purchasing parts for a GT Avalanche 1.0 frame from 2005. I’d...

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Do Pros Change Frame Sizes For Different Ty...

Jul 13, 2014Comments off7476 Views

Q: Do pro racers change frame sizes for different types of riding? -Tim, who is looking to downsize A: Maybe, but not likely. A racer who...

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Ask MBaction: Should I Stick With 26?

Jul 11, 2014Comments off6317 Views

Q: Ride a 2004 Specialized S-Works Epic. Yep, that’s right. It’s time to upgrade. Now I’m 44 years short of 100, but I do fairly well...

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Will I Feel A Difference If I Trim 3 Pounds...

Jul 09, 2014Comments off5293 Views

Q: My Pivot Firebird weights 34 pounds. If I shed 3 pounds off of the bike, will I notice the difference? – Rob, who wants a...

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Tire Tips From Kenda

Jun 21, 2014Comments off8990 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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Wise Carbon Fiber Upgrade?

Jun 10, 2014Comments off7793 Views

Q: What carbon fiber upgrade gives me the best bang for my bucks? Kevin, who wants some bling on a budget A: Go for a...



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