I Want To Increase My Bike Handlebar Height: Are Stem Risers Safe?

I’ve never really looked to raise handlebar height for myself, however, I’ve had countless requests to do so by my customers. Mainly people who are not too much into road cycling or mountain biking and just want to be comfortable on their bike which they ride occasionally. Spoiler alert: we’re going to be talking about stem

Bent Derailleur Hanger Symptoms And Solutions: Don’t Get Bent

Bent derailleur hanger problems? I feel you. I remember back in the day when I used to ride cheap mountain bikes that had no derailleur hanger, only a built-in dropout on the frame. It was fine if the frame was made from steel. You could bend it back and forth countless times and it never

Is It Bad to Put A Bike With Hydraulic Disc Brakes Upside Down?

Having squishy brakes is quite scary. I always kept worrying about what if this happens when I’m riding downhill on a trail. Luckily, that’s close to impossible to happen unless you cut the hydraulic brake hose on something. Which again, I don’t recall ever seeing it happen on a trail ever. A problem often happens,

Can You Fit an 11 or 12 Speed MTB Cassette on a 10 Speed Hub?

A lot has changed in the mountain biking world in recent years. The MTB cassette is becoming wider and wider with more gears, almost every year. While most people are simply switching to new bikes which are already adapted to new drivetrains, some of us are keen on keeping our old bikes with which we

Mountain Bike Chain Skipping When Pedaling Hard: Tips and Solutions

Bicycle Chain Skips Gears

Bicycle chains can skip over cogs for many reasons. It’s important to differentiate and find out how exactly the chain skips. This will save you a tremendous amount of time in finding a solution. Unfortunately, bike chain skipping brings too many possible problems and solutions with it, and just trying random solutions won’t lead you

Juliana Bikes

Juliana Bikes

In the ‘70s, ’80s, and ’90s, mountain bikes were effectively designed for, and marketed to, men.  At the same time, a few bold females were pioneering the sport for women. Inspired by this movement, Juliana Bikes felt it was time for a change. In 1999 they created the first mountain bike aimed specifically at female