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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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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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