Category Archives: How To’s/Tech Tips

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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…

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Sho-Nuff, The Shogun of Harlem is here!

So I’ve got this new project bike called the Shogun Prairie Breaker II. I’ve decided to name it “Sho-Nuff” in honor of the bad guy from The Last Dragon. If…

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Smell My Fingers!

Um…your fingers stink and it’s all because of your gloves! Seriously, when was the last time you washed your gloves? If you haven’t in a while, it probably explains why…

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Simple tip to keep your helmet from getting too stanky

Have you ever sniffed your helmet 2 days after riding it? It’s gonna smell musty and it’s going to have some stank in it. So here’s a quick little tip…

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Great Mountain Biking Articles From Our Archives

So here’s a list of great articles we’ve published in the last few years that deserve another look. 1. Build your own bike shop in your garage. 2. How to…

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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…