Welcome!

Yeah we’re finally here! My name is RL Policar. Moe Ramirez and I founded MtnBikeRiders.com. With the help of my wife Priscilla and my brother Randy, we are here to provide mountain bikers everywhere news, product reviews, humor, photos and what ever else comes to mind that is related to mountain biking. We’ve been blessed…

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Last Ride of The Year

Yesterday a couple of my buddies, Paul and Rick and I took a leisure ride through Fullerton Loop to end out the year. We had a great time, a couple of crashes…luckily it wasn’t me since I don’t have insurance…. Here’s Paul reinacting his face plant… Tomorrow I’ll be heading out to a trail called…

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My Mountain Biking Babe

Yup, I’m pretty lucky that my youngest daughter LUVS to ride the trails with me. I hooked up my 1980’s Trailer Bike to the Ibex B-Series bike and we went out today for a few miles. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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SweetSkinz Night Shots and Video!

The Nightwing that SweetSkinz provided us have been pretty fun. So with the help of Priscilla, we headed out to the back alley to get some night shots and even a short video on how well the reflective tires work. Here’s some shots of the Ibex B-Series bike at night with the SweetSkinz Nightwing tires….

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Furniture Polish as Bike Polish

I learned this little trick from the LBS I moonlight at on the weekends. When ever they run out of bicycle detailing spray, they use furniture polish to clean the bikes and make them look purdy. So I ran over to the local dollar store and got myself some cheapo furniture polish. I’m sure Pledge…

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Ibex B Series Frame Build Up-Complete

A while back I mentioned that Ibex Bikes sent us a B Series frame to do a build up. Well here it is! I started off with Hayes Mechanical MX3 Brakes. Shimano Deore hubs with Alex DMR rims, SRAM 9speed cassette. Shimano Deore Rapid Fire Shifter and Brake lever combination. Bontrager dual density grips. WTB…

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Mountain Biking Etiquette

I was asked to write about basic mountain biking etiquette since I’ve been riding for a while now. So here’s my list of basics. 1. Don’t be a jerk. 2. If you see someone broken down, offer to help. Lend your tools, tube or a Gu packet…well they can keep that. 3. Stop your bikes…

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Make Your Own Cable and Chain Lube

One of my buddies who is a Mercedes Benz mechanic told me that Automatic Transmission Fluid is used by MBZ dealerships as linkage lube and for cable lube. So I decided to give it a try. I went down to the local Wally World and picked up a quart of ATF for about $1.72. Then…

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No Thanks…(An Article on How To Get Your Lady on a bike)

So is this what you’re accustomed to hearing when you ask your special lady to go for a ride? Sound familiar? I love to ride, but this wasn’t always the case. I consider myself a recent convert, riding for about 2 years now, mostly weekends. The sport didn’t appeal to me, but my husband was…

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How To Organize Group Rides

In years past, I’ve been the guy that would organize group rides. Sure it sounds easy right…you know, just call up your buddies and see who wants to ride? Well, I’ve got some tips on how to make your next group ride fun and interesting. 1. Get everyone’s phone numbers and emails. 2. Create a…

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