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HOW TO SERVICE A PRESS-FIT BOTTOM BRACKET

Proper care and feeding of the misunderstood bottom bracket standard

Of all the mountain bike standards, the press-fit bottom bracket may be one of the most misrepresented and misunderstood of them all—and, ironically, one of the best.
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HOW TO BLEED TRP BRAKES – A STEP BY STEP GUIDE

Mountain bike disc brake bleeding is easier than you think.

In this video we show you how to successfully bleed your TRP brakes so you can keep riding with the confidence in their stopping power you bought them for in the first place.
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HOW TO FIX YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE’S DRIVETRAIN LIKE A PRO

Derailleur adjustments the right way.

From cable tension to B-tension and every little screw adjustment in between, this video will give you the confidence to go get that miss-shifting two-wheeled gremlin in your garage shifting like it just came off the showroom floor.
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DRIVETRAIN WEAR TIPS AND TRICKS

Living by the three to one ratio

DRIVETRAIN A new chain will last a couple thousand miles or about a season for most people. Obviously, this can vary widely depending on conditions, rider weight and about a million other variables you could encounter on the trail.…
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HOW TO WASH YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE LIKE A PRO

Keep your ride squeaky clean

Not only will your bike be sparkly and bright, but high-wear (and sometimes high-priced) components, such as chains, cassettes and chainrings, will see longer intervals between replacement.
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HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT HANDLEBAR FOR YOUR MOUTAIN BIKE

All about bends, rises and materials

With so many different handlebars available in an endless world of specs from different brands, using one option over another with a few small number of tweaks can dramatically change how a rider experiences rolling on trails.
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