How To Guides


How To Clean Your Disc Brakes


Squeaky disc brakes are hated far and wide in every corner of the mountain bike community. Here’s what you can do to stop the madness.

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How to choose a dropper post


Most riders want the most drop that will fit on their bike. But stack height and insert length are key considerations when choosing a post that will fit you and your bike.

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Eight great mountain bike set-up tips


The crew from the Global Mountain Bike Network reveal tips that are useful — and easy to perform on the trail.

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Video: Top 10 bike road trip hacks


When road tripping or bike camping, time and money are at a premium. Here’s some advice from Seth on how to maximize riding time and fun.

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Jeff Lenosky’s top tips for riding flat pedals


Learning to ride flat pedals is a skill every mountain biker looking to ride technical terrain should practice. Here are Jeff Lenosky’s top tips for riding unclipped.

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How to get back on the bike after a crash


One thing constant with high-level mountain biking is crashes will happen. There are just so many variables that the ‘unplanned get-off’ will eventually occur resulting in injury. How one recovers from it is always an interesting journey.

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10 mountain bike household hacks


There’s a lot of bike hacks out but how do you optimize your household and bike garage to optimize your mountain bike lifestyle?

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10 Best zip tie fixes


Some say that duct tape is the ultimate trail side accessory. This video from GMBN makes us think that zip ties may be the ultimate fix it accessory.

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Mastering flat turn cornering with Skills with Phil


Cornering is the greatest quest for the mountain biker as it is almost impossible to master. Phil helps us through one of the hardest variations which is flat turn cornering.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series heads to Pisgah


The Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series is back, this time coming from his favorite place to ride in North America, North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest. The challenge: Bennett Gap.

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How a pro learns to jump


Ryan Leech is a highly-regarded trials rider and cycling coach. He’s traveled the world performing and filming. The one thing he couldn’t do for a long time? Jump. Here’s how he changed that.

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Video: 10 more hacks from Seth


From tubeless sealant to nutrition, Seth covers a wide array of useful and cheap hacks for mountain bikers.

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10 Seth bike hacks for mountain biking and beyond


Seth is a great curator of bike hacks as he sorts out the good from the bad. Skip the gels and grab some honey.

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Why you may never need to bunnyhop your bike again


In 1997, Jeff Lenosky set the world record for bunnyhopping a mountain bike. But Jeff says there’s an easier way to get up and over obstacles on the trail — the punch.

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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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