4 Riders with Mad Skills On AND Off the Road

Mountain biking and road racing may come from the same DNA, but much like Snooker and Pool, there is no denying both are different sports that require different levels of skill, fitness and technicalities. However, if you find you have certain talent for one, the likelihood is you will be able to utilise a number…

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Wake Up Mother Cluckers!

I don’t know about you, but caffeine in the form of coffee has been my go-to drink when it comes to waking up. I usually go with coffee because it’s a natural high. Most energy drinks have synthetic caffeine, though they work fast and get the job done, the crash is a bit harsher than…

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Where did RL go?

Hey long time readers! So I’m back for now. Many of you have read that I was going through some rough times. No, I didn’t go to Rehab or jail. But I went through a divorce. Considering most divorces are a pain to deal with, mine was pretty amicable. Don’t get me wrong, all the…

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WHERE WE WERE AND WHERE WE ARE; THE TRAIL HELMET

When I look back at all my years of mountain bike riding and racing I have done, then come across something I have kept as a memento from my early days, it makes me think just how far we have progressed with bikes, parts, and riding gear. While reorganizing my mountain bike area of my…

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Betting for Beers

If you ever raced downhill or XC with your buddies then you may want to start a wager. Here’s what I mean. Let’s say your group of riding friends are participating in a race, then why not bet each other a 6 pack of beer? Sure the event will rank riders based on their finish…

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15 YR ANNIVERSARY, GRAND REOPENING & PARTNERSHIP

TIME FOR CELEBRATION March 31st was full of milestones, new looks, and great business relationships made stronger. Mike Franze owner of Fullerton Bicycle was celebrating his 15-year anniversary of ownership. Mike purchased the store back in 2003 then shortly after he purchased Buena Park Bicycle in 2005. Family owned, Mike treats his customers just like…

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Guy shows up to a technical trail with a hard tail is a total bad ass

Ken Crouch, a local mountain biker shows up to a group ride with a hard tail 29er. Everyone in the group brought out their 5″-6″ travel trail/All Mountain bikes. Some even scoffed at the idea that Ken wouldn’t be able to handle the technical aspects of the trail with his 4″ XC machine. To make…

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4 Expert Maintenance Tips to Remember for Your Mountain Bike

  If you love mountaineering, your mountain bike is definitely close to your heart! Isn’t it? Also, you’ve already spent a pretty penny while buying one for yourself. Rather, if you are planning to buy one soon, you can just go to the high-end stores like Argos. However, when you have a mountain bike which…

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Mountain bikes are expensive!

So recently I’ve been in the market for a new mountain bike. But I balked at the idea that a mountain bike can cost as much as motorcycle or a small car. The one I am interested in was over $3000! Back when I first go into riding…mmm about 15 years ago, a thousand dollar…

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Clickity click…click…slip click

So you’re out riding, and you put some force down on the pedals and clickity slip! Ugh. You try again, but click…clickity slip! From my experience that usually means my drive train is worn out. If you’re anything like me, I usually look for the best value in parts. I tend to shy away from…

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