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The Bike Geek: Hello 2017!

Hello everyone, yes, this is The Bike Geek from what am I doing here? Have you seen this place lately??? This place needs a little content and since I…


Ok…I’m trying.

Two weeks ago I was feeling down. Rather than drinking my way to happiness, I decided to get on the bike and do a short ride. 6 miles to be…


Let’s have a heart to heart

Hello everyone, This is RL Policar, I’m the founder of this here mountain biking website. In the last year I’ve had some personal challenges that I’ve been dealing with. Don’t…

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Compete Energy Bites Review

  What you see here is Compete Energy Bites. These little chews have 40 calories per serving, 2g of fat but most importantly, 135mg of caffeine. I was excited to try…

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Best Anti-Theft Device

I was recently thinking this in my head, “what’s the best way to PREVENT bike theft?” I’m not thinking of bike locks or anything like that, but something that would…


Flannel Shirts Make Great Cold Weather Clothing

Let me get this out before you all start criticizing me. Cold for Southern California (SoCal) standards typically hovers around 40-50 degrees. So that means many mountain bikers in will…

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No Rinse Shampoo Review

I’ve been testing out the No Rinse Shampoo by No Rinse Laboratories, Inc. for some time and I figured it the review was long over due. Some background on why this product…

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Cheaper Alternative to Energy Gels

If you’ve ever bonked or on the verge of bonking, quick energy might be the thing that saves you. For the most part mountain bikers will carry energy gels like…


Solo Rides-A Must

As much as I enjoy doing group rides, there something really great about doing solo rides. Personally I like it because I get to go at my own pace, stop…


Motivational Video To Help You Become a Better Climber

If you’re finding it harder and harder to climb hills, maybe all you need is some motivation. Bookmark It Hide Sites