Category Archives: MTB

MTB EBikes

MTB EBikes - Devil’s Spawn or a Gift from the Gods? The Only Constant is Change Every now and then, a significant change comes along to the MTB scene to rock our world one way or the other. And every time it happens, riders are divided, vocal and opinionated about it. No so long ago…
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Brake Check

Brake Check Checking your brakes is a good habit If you've been riding for years you probably do check your brakes regularly, or maybe you don't. You've probably been out on a ride at some stage when suddenly things got awfully noisy when you applied your brakes, only to find you'd worn them completely out.…
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LBS vs Online

LBS vs Online Shopping with a Local Bike Shop or on the Net There's no denying that money can be saved by purchasing many bike items on the internet. These days, there are very few riders who don't buy at least some items they need online rather than going down to a local bike shop.…
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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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