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Zipp Wheels

Within the sport of mountain biking, the durability of a bike’s wheels are likely the most crucial component of the entire bike. So this means you need to ensure you have quality wheels, especially if you are thinking about starting Enduro or Cross-country cycling. Zipp wheels are perhaps one of the top 5 companies in terms of crafting superb mountain …

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Mountain Bike Tire Pressure

When out riding our mountain bikes, one of the easiest aspects of our bikes to forget is the overall tire pressure. Mountain bike tire pressure is very important to ensure you have the smoothest and most effective mountain bike ride possible. There are many different things to keep in mind when it comes to mountain bike tire pressure, but what …

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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 bike shop that going after …

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Help! My Tubeless Bicycle Valve Stem Leaks and Won’t Stop-How to Fix

Tubeless leaking air might be the most annoying thing to service for most folks. I could say it was for me as well for a very long time. Luckily, with experience comes a different approach and much better analysis. Now, I can pretty much say what’s wrong with it in the first minute of looking at it, but some problems …

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Is It Bad to Hang a Bike by the Wheel?

I never really looked into safely storing my bikes until I had multiple bikes, some of them quite expensive. That’s when you start thinking about not only how to store them but store them safely. If something goes wrong, the bikes get damaged or something, the cost of repairs really adds up when you have several of them. Even when …

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How to Adjust Bike Spokes – Wheel Truing Tutorial

When I first started working at the bike store I didn’t know wheel truing was even a thing. I thought once you put a wheel together it’s permanently true. The reason for thinking this way was probably the fact I had a great set of wheels back then and they were some of the most resistant wheels I’ve ever had. …