How To Guides


Top 5 tubeless tire set-up mistakes


Tubeless tires are one of the greatest revolutions in mountain biking, but few bikes on the showroom floor are shipped ready to ride. Here’s how to (and not to) convert to tubeless.

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Backyard MTB drop – building and riding


Building a backyard feature is not only a fun weekend project, it’ll allow you progress your skills and get you ready for bigger trail features in the forest.

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Learn to Jump with Ryan Leech


Want to grow your confidence with jumping? Learn how with this new online skills program from trials legend Ryan Leech.

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Ten things you should carry on every mountain bike ride


Whether you’re exploring your backyard or the mountains, you should always carry these ten items when you ride.

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How to: Set up your bars, stem, and seatpost


Bike geometry has come a long way with wider bars and shorter stems. But there’s still a difference in setup with different riding styles.

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10 best bike hacks


YouTube star Seth does not disappoint with his latest list of bike hacks.

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Using alcohol paint to brighten your old ride


If you want a new look for your bike, alcohol paint could be the perfect budget fix for the OCD mountain biker in you.

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How to switch your hydraulic brake levers


There’s two ways to set up brake levers, normal style or moto style with rear brake actuation on the right side. With care, you can swap your levers easily.

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7 best bike setup tips


Some folks just jump on a bike and ride away for a test ride. But the ones who do it right spend 10 critical minutes to set the bike up properly.

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Best bunny hop tips


To do a bunny hop right is not only fun, but is also a really useful trail tool. Learn with us and the experts at Seth’s Bike Hacks and GMBN.

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5 best tips to avoid crashing


Crashing is a part of our sport but they should be the exception rather than the rule. Our friends from GMBN have some tips but we have some very useful tips to add.

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Six beginner skills you can practice anywhere


These six exercises are targeted towards beginners, but even advanced riders should try practicing them.

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Video: How to build a jump and hit it well


The only way to get good at jumping is through practice. Judging speed, pitch, and landing look natural when done well. But it’s actually a very technical move. Take the first step to jumping well by building one.

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Video: Seth’s 10 bike hacks for MTB and BMX


In this context, ‘hacks’ is an endearing term for tips, tricks and gems. Check out what Seth has discovered over the years and see if they can help you out.

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How To Jump On A Mountain Bike


Jumping is a vital skill on a mountain bike, but can often be a daunting one, too. Check out this video to learn the basic steps to improve your jumping technique.

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GoPro Karma Grip mounting tips for mountain bikers


Learn how to get buttery smooth GoPro riding footage with this short video tutorial.

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Five mountain bike skills that will make you faster


Practicing these five advanced riding techniques will make you faster and more confident on your mountain bike.

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How to tighten a headset on a downhill fork


Tightening your headset on a downhill fork follows the same principles as with a standard fork, but it’s just slightly more complicated.

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Setting up a Tepui rooftop tent video


Rooftop tents are fun, but what advantages do they present over traditional tents? Are they easier to set up and tear down? Check this demonstration video for answers.

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How to check over your mountain bike wheels


Checking your wheels is a vital part of mountain bike maintenance. Looking out for dents, worn bearings, flat spots, and loose spokes will help your bike run smoother as well as avoiding damage.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series heads to Colorado


Check out the latest video from the Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from just outside Lyons, Colorado, on Hall Ranch’s Bitterbrush Trail.

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Regular MTB maintenance checks you should be doing


Mountain bikes take a ton of abuse — especially during the sloppy riding season. So how do you keep your prized two-wheeled possession running smooth? Make sure you are doing these regular maintenance checks.

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How to manual with #wheeliewednesday pro Wyn Masters


Wyn Masters is the king of #wheeliewednesday. Want to be more like Wyn? Check out these hot tips.

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How to improve your mountain bike braking technique


Braking technique and how to stop faster are vital skills for all mountain bikers. Braking as late as possible and keeping traction will make you a lot faster out on the trails. Body, position, brake position and modulation are important features to help you brake as effectively as possible.

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How to improve your wheelies


Are you struggling to wheelie for longer than a few pedal strokes? Try these tips and exercises to stay upright longer.

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