Category Archives: How To’s/Tech Tips

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Make your levers grippier

Not sure if grippier is actually a word, but judging from my spell check it’s not. Anyhow so I had this idea come to me because it was something I…

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Got sticky suspension?

I believe the proper terms is: Stiction. This is when your fork isn’t buttery smooth, instead it sorta grabs or sticks when you’re squishing down on your fork or rear…

A Must Have tool: Pro Grabit

So are you wondering what this thing does? Well it’s simple, it helps you remove stripped allen heads with ease. I’ve actually featured this tool before. But recently I used…

Want a peak?

Don’t worry I won’t call you a peeping tom….Anyhow, do you remember the other day I posted some sort of Surly Singulator and a cog? Well here’s a sneak peak…

Genuine Innovations Tubeless Ready Kit

So the package says you can convert tubeless ready rim to tubeless. The kit comes with Gorilla Tape, Slime Tubeless Sealant and a CO2 pump with 2, 20g cartridges as…

A tool that every home mechanic needs

This was one of those tools that I for years I avoided getting because for the most part, quick links on a chain is fairly easy to undo. For some…

Build your own bike rack

Check out our sister site for this really great DIY on how to build your own bike rack with old pallets. Find out how you can do this by reading…

Working on a bike? Use a TV Dinner Tray/Table

When I’m working on my bikes, I have to switch from one too to another and often times I’ll have to set those tools down. The problem I have is…

Update: Wolf Tooth Components

I wanted to give you an update on the Wolf Tooth Components chain ring. As you can see I went with a 32t chain ring in hopes that this will…

I’d like you to meet John…John Bon Jovi

Yes you read it right. This is Bon Jovi. He’s our latest build project here on MtnBikeRiders.com. Bask in the awesomeness of Bon Jovi for he is a Rockstar! A…