How To Guides


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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10 cheap bike hacks


Did you just buy a new bike but can’t afford any serious upgrades? Here are 10 cheap mods to get you tinkering.

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7 best stretches for cyclists


If there’s one thing we’ve learned in our decades of riding, it’s the importance of stretching. It’s the one tool that can help alleviate your pain and tightness throughout the year. Let Sonya Looney show you her favorite stretches.

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6 tricks to fix tire punctures


Slashed your tire and don’t want to walk home? Here are six tricks to help get you rolling again.

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Meditation basics with Sonya Looney


Sit down on a chair or the floor with eyes closed, do a scan of your body from head to toe including the contact points of your body, and simply focus on your breath for 10 minutes. You’ll be surprised how much it can benefit you on the bike.

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How to choose a mountain bike pump


Ideally, every mountain biker should have at least two pumps: a floor pump for home use and a hand pump to take on rides. Here is what you need to know about each one.

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How To: Basics of bicycle pumps


Tires are perhaps the most important component on your bike, and keeping them properly inflated is a must. Ideally, you want a floor pump to do this before each ride, and a hand pump to repair flat tires out on the trail or road. Click through to find out what else you need to know.

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How To: Fix a flat tire


Even with the widespread adoption of tubeless tires, flats are still a fact of cycling life. For those new to the game, changing a flat can be a frustrating affair, but it’s actually very simple. Watch this video to learn more.

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