View Post

How to Winterize Your Mountain Bike

It’s not that easy to just go and ride trails during winter. In places where winters are mild, it’s pretty much the case of having few windproof clothing pieces. However, not all places are like that. In some places, winters can have very cold winds and lots of snow. This may be demotivating for most people, especially for trail riding. …

View Post

How to Mountain Bike Safely at Night

The idea of mountain biking in the dark might be new to some of you. Maybe you have never had the chance to try, or you simply have no time during the day and night is the only free time you got. I will tell you right now, it’s super fun. Especially so, if you have a group of friends …

View Post

Why Tubeless is Better Than Puncture Proof Mountain Bike Tires

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 tires that are claimed to be …

View Post

Oval Chainring Pros and Cons

You’ve most likely heard about oval chainrings by this point. Maybe you even had the chance to try one but you can’t yet decide is it 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 around. Even some key …

View Post

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 own. It’s essential that we talk about upgrading pedals because that’s your connection with the bike. You can have …

View Post

This is Why 1x Drivetrain Will Make You Love and Hate Your Mountain 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 testing I found that 1x …