Dropper Posts

Dropper Posts And What's So Good About Them. For around 18 years I rode my mountain bikes without dropper posts... because they didn't exist. At least not how we know them today anyhow. For the next couple of years, I resisted using dropper posts because I didn't want the weight disadvantage and besides, I'd gotten…
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Snakes On The Trail

Snakes On The Trail Dealing with interactions As Spring gets a serious hold around the country, and we see more and more warm days leading into Summer, the sightings of snakes become more common as mating season gets cracking. At the time of writing, in the past week (late September), we have seen and/or been…
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Riser vs Flat Bars

Riser Vs Flat Bars We've been asked by some riders with bikes with flat handlebars if they should change to riser bars. The large majority of handlebars on mountain bikes are either 'riser' or 'flat'. On downhill and most longer travel bikes (140 mm or more of rear travel) riser bars are prevalent. However, on…
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2017 PBM Hardrock 6 Hr Race Report

We decided to head up to Taree for the Taree Tip Riders PBM Hardrock 6 Hr about 2 months prior to the big day. By the time Aug 20 came around for race day however, most of our training plans had been well and truly trashed thanks to winter flu’s and colds. Momentum Is Your…
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Saddle Soreness – Avoiding It Down Under

Saddle Soreness - Avoiding It Down Under The human anatomy is rather varied. It’s probably true that, to a kangaroo, we all look the same. However, where skin and bone meet the bike seat, that just isn’t true. Whether you possess “chick bits” or the old “sausage and eggs”… chances are, you differ even from…
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