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  • Are Mountain Bike Chains Directional?

    I’ve seen many guides on chains and their installation that don’t ever mention directional chains. This is not one of those guides. We will now address the question: Are mountain bike chains directional? Only some mountain bike chains are directional. Not every brand chose to make their MTB chains directional because it is not necessary. However, Keep reading…

  • Are Mountain Bike Tires Directional?

    I’ve seen lots of misconceptions about mountain bike tires and tires in general. I can understand people trying to think outside the box, but most skip the point of learning the basics first. My personal opinion is that setting tires up properly is essential for any serious mountain biking. I often tell customers at my Keep reading…

  • MTB Oval Chainrings: Pros and Cons

    You’ve most likely heard about oval chainrings. Maybe you even have had the chance to try one but you can’t yet decide if it is worth buying one or not. I will use my experience with oval chainrings to the best of my ability to try and answer all the questions and concerns I’ve seen Keep reading…