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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE’S CHAIN

If there is one part on your bike that you really need to pay attention to, it’s your chain. Your bicycle’s chain is the major component of a bike’s transmission that’s responsible for transferring power from your cranks to the rear wheel. With proper care and maintenance, a chain can last a long time. And, […]

ALL ABOUT TIRE PRESSURE

Of all the tuning and adjustment options you have on a bike, none is more important than tire pressure. Yet, it’s the single thing we see most riders taking for granted. We can’t even count the times we’ve witnessed riders with a 10k-plus bike give their tires a quick squeeze, shrug their shoulders, say “good […]

6 DIY HOME-MAINTENANCE STEPS

Bike shops have been busier than ever during the recent boom in popularity of mountain biking. With supplies being limited, bikes and components are highly sought after, and some shops experiencing long wait times for maintenance. In light of this, we thought it would be helpful to cover some basic maintenance that can be done […]

Simple Steps for a Better Fit

Getting a proper bike fit from a trained individual at a bike shop is expensive. It typically costs around $200, but don’t go out and spend your hard-earned cash just yet. We’ve got a few suggestions. Before we explain what changes you can make, there is one main factor that can’t be changed that must […]

Installing Mountain Bike Tire Insert Video: Mynesweepers

Tire Inserts are becoming an important addition to any tubeless setup. Riders are finding they can run lower pressures giving them more traction and at the same time, some inserts also provide rim protection. There are many options being developed that vary in price. In this short video, we hang out with Brian Parker of […]