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

Why 1x Drivetrains Will Make You Love (and Hate ) Your Bike

There is a trendy preference of 1x drivetrains over a now more traditional 2x setup in recent years. My first reaction to this was to ask a question is it a justified trend or did marketers just did their thing to sell us something new, and more expensive… again. While doing my extensive research and

Mountain Bike Tires: Why Tubeless Are Better Than Puncture-Proof

I’m guessing puncturing your tires all the time is taking the fun out of mountain biking for you. You then decide to visit your local bike shop and ask for advice. And while some good bike shops care for their customers and offer genuine info, most of them will try to sell you overpriced terrible

Upgrading Mountain Bike Pedals: Flat vs. Clipless

Most new bikes come without pedals and even the ones that don’t, usually come with some plastic basic ones. That’s because pedals are highly subjective part to have and pretty much anyone even remotely serious about mountain biking will choose his or her own own. One of the very first decision points? Choosing flat or

Five Easy Steps to Keep Handlebar Grips From Slipping

Whether or not you ride mountain bikes, road bikes, or any other type of bicycle, all cyclists know how fragile some parts of our bikes can become. When you’re riding a mountain bike down the trail or even a city street, it should be easy to feel if something is out of place. Even though

How to Change a Bike Chain Without a Chain Tool

Costs add up when you have to take your bike to a local bike shop for every little repair. But actually, you don’t need to. There are plenty of simple repairs, and some of them can even be done without professional tools. One of the simplest repairs is performing changing a bike chain. Even if