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 deter or pretty much have a bike thief completely walk away from the bike and not even consider stealing it. Then I saw this picture…

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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 be wearing jackets, arm/knee warmers and even ear coverings when temps drop. I’ve had various cold weather clothing but none of them come close to…

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No Rinse Shampoo Review

I’ve been testing out the No Rinse Shampoo by┬áNo Rinse┬áLaboratories, Inc. for some time and I figured it the review was long over due. Some background on why this product would be useful for mountain bikers. Well for starters, I don’t want to be stinky when I’m done riding. Plus we often go out to…

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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 Gu or the like. They work really well because they contain sugar that your body needs. The problem with these energy gels is that they…

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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 when I feel like it, take photos and ultimately enjoy my ride without having to worry about someone else’s schedule.   Often times I do…

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New Project? Sure!

Not sure if you’ve caught on, but we love doing bike projects. In previous years we’d take on extravagant builds where we source parts from various brands. But times have changed and companies are a bit more strict now when it comes to sending out promotional products. So what we’ve devised in our recent projects…

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Bring Maxi Pads When Mountain Biking

Here’s something you may never had thought about, it’s the use of maxi pads when you go mountain biking. For those of you that don’t know, a maxi pad is, then go ask your mom. She can explain everything about them. 1. Maxi pads are great for first aid. If you’ve crashed on your mountain…

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Alright…alright…I admit. I like listening to Taylor Swift when I ride…

Don’t pretend you don’t like her music. I usually play her stuff in the Team Van and while I’m riding. What? (as I shrug my shoulders) Her music is catchy and has great lyrics and beats. By the way, the image below is from her great song called BLANK SPACE.   Her stuff is great…

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Day dreaming of my next bike…

Every once in a while I get caught up in wanting to get a new bike. Lately I’ve been wanting to build up a 29er HT. As I’ve done some Googling on which frame to use, I found that Planet X has the On-One 456 EVO frame available and it’s super affordable at $213.99! What…

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