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Bike Chain Skips When Pedaling Hard:Tips and Solutions

Bicycle chains can skip over cogs for many reasons. It’s important to differentiate and find out how exactly the chain is skipping. 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 anywhere. However, the good …

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Metal or Resin Brake Pads For Mountain Biking

Brakes are quite critical in mountain biking. The first thing you want to make sure is in good condition before you start riding is the brakes. Especially which brake and brake pad fit the type of mountain biking you are interested in. There are different types of brake pads and so they perform differently in each and every situation. It …

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How to Fix Squeaky V Brakes: 13 Tips And Causes

V-brakes are still a perfectly viable option for any bicycle, including the mountain bike. There are better options but that doesn’t mean v-brakes aren’t good enough for an average rider. After all, most riders are sold on the fact that v-brakes are easy to maintain. However, there are issues that can become annoying if not dealt with. Squeaking noises often …

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Bicycle Disc Brakes Maintenance

Bicycle brakes went through a lot of changes and inventions throughout the years, one could even say unnecessary changes. Nonetheless, one thing is certain, disc brakes have the most stopping power of all bike brakes ever invented. That’s why we can see them becoming a piece of standard equipment for almost any type of bicycle. There are two types of …

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A Disc or Rim Brake On A Road Bike?

I actually believe that is one of the most common questions today: Are disc brakes better for road bikes than traditional rim brakes? Recently, we see that many bicycle companies now have mostly bicycle models with disc brakes. In fact, a lot of money is being invested in marketing focused on selling discs for every type of cycling. It is …

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Wet or Dry Chain Lube For Mountain Biking

In any better equipped bike shop on the shelves, you will find a large selection of different types of chain lubricants. But we have noticed that finding the right one for your bike can be difficult. Most lubricants are formulated with a specific task in mind, and each has its advantages and limitations. Chain Wear The chain link consists of …