How To Guides


How to ride hip jumps on your mountain bike


Whether it’s a long low step down or a tall booter that sends you sky high, hip jumps are insanely fun to hit on your mountain bike. But the move also requires some skill.

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5 easy (and cheap) tips for shooting POV video


Jeff Lenosky has been shooting mountain bike videos for his Trail Boss series for a little over two years. Along the way he’s learned a few things about shooting quality POV footage on the trail.

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How to: Progress from table tops to gap jumps


Hitting jumps is one of the most fun things about mountain biking. But progressing from table tops to gaps is daunting, especially as the consequences of not clearing the landing get more serious.

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How to: Do dirt jump tricks on the trail


Follow along with Blake Samson as he shows you how, and more importantly where, you can add slopestyle panache to your next ride on home trails.

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5 beginner riding skills you can learn without trails


Riding when trails are too wet is a no no. So go build your skills with drills instead.

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10 useful hacks for any cyclist


You’ll find at least one of these hacks useful, brilliant, or at least just plain funny.

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Nino Schurter’s Cape Epic Scott Spark RC 900


What is the perfect bike set-up for a mountain bike stage race? Find out with SCOTT-SRAM’s Yanick-the-Mechanic as he gets Nino Schurter’s bike ready for the Cape Epic in South Africa.

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How to descend faster on your mountain bike


Check out these three tips that will help you go faster downhill on your bike.

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Get Fit or Get Left – Greg Callaghan’s Fitness Training Routine


If you simply want to become a better rider and up your trail game plus decrease your risk of injury then read on and learn from EWS athlete Greg Callaghan

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How to ride steep terrain with Kirt Voreis


In these three short How To videos, Kirt Voreis goes through the finer points of riding steep drops, riding steep terrain, and doing wall rides. Press play, watch, and learn.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series tackles Florida’s Carter Road


This latest Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss episode comes from Loyce C. Harpe Park near Lakeland, Florida. It’s a place Lenosky calls one of his favorite places to ride in the Sunshine State.

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Build a bombproof, cost-effective winter drivetrain


Winter; when roads covered in ice mixed with salt, conditions like these are not great for metal grinding on metal, ie, your bike’s drivetrain.

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Why diet when your bike can lose weight for you?


This time of year most of us are trying to figure out how to shed the five pounds of tenacious baby fat that clawed its way back over the holidays. Here’s a more entertaining way to lose weight.

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Winterize your bike now!


We know you’re not ready for winter, but is your bike? Let us help winterize your rig and get you on the trails this winter and off the trainer.

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5 clothing hacks to save your winter rides


Pedaling through the heart of winter is hard enough. Here’s how to make it easier.

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Breathe new life into your old winter shoes


Winter cycling shoes can be expensive and are not the most glamorous item. Here are five ways to bring your old winter cycling shoes back to life so you can save money for more compelling purchases.

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How to ride wet and off-camber roots


Roots are part of what makes mountain biking fun and challenging. But during the wet season, these friendly features take on a more sinister persona.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss gets some Northern Exposure


The latest Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss episode heads to Connecticut’s Northern Exposure trail for some serious technical challenge.

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10 Mountain Bike Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid


From over-tightening bolts, to internal cable-routing issues, there are many mistakes the home mechanic should look to avoid. Here’s a round-up of the 10 most common.

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Top 10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain and still party


The season is over, it’s snowing outside, you’re pounding nut roll like you’re getting paid for it. Off-seasons are for gluttony and sedentary life right? Wrong!

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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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