Top 10 affordable (or free) mountain bike upgrades

These hacks cost virtually nothing, and can make you faster

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Simple upgrades like switching to tubeless can be a cost effective method for improving performance.

Simple upgrades like switching to tubeless can be a cost effective method to improve performance (click to enlarge).

While the majority of upgrades to your mountain bike will cost you an arm, leg, and kidney, there are dozens of small things you can do to eek out performance gains that won’t break your bank. Press play to learn more.

Do you have a favorite hack that wasn’t included here? Tell us about in the comments section below.

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  • Jay says:

    goo in tires. Just don’t do this kids. It sucks (especially once dry and you need to clean up the mess). Go UST if you really crave tubeless setup.

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