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The Ultimate Vintage Mountain Bike Collection | Retro MTB Tech

– Bit of an unusual feature for me today, I’ve actually had a phone call from a friend of mine called Sandy, and he owns this bike shop. It’s called the Trailhead Bicycle Company, it’s here in Shrewsbury in Shropshire, UK. In fact, this is where Neil’s from, it’s his home town, in fact, one […]

How Do Mountain Bike Gears Actually Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycle derailleur gears were first seen in 1905 on a French two-speed setup. 115 years later, though, we’re still using the chain, the cassette, and the derailleur because they’re the most efficient way of having multiple gears on a bike. Early designs, though, were quite crude, and modern day transmissions are very different. They’re […]

Tyre Tech | Everything You Need To Know About Mountain Bike Tyres

– We often talk about tires being one of the most important parts of a mountain bike. In particular, the tire pressure that you run them at and the tire tread that your particular tires have. Because they can be instrumental in how your bike handles off-road. There can be a lot more to a […]

Modular MTB Tool Kit | Essential Tools For Mountain Bike Maintenance

– Looking after a mountain bike is really important. In order to do that, you’re going to need some tools. Now tools can be very expensive and of course we’ve got a huge array of tools at our disposal here to show you how to use them all. But you need to start somewhere. So, […]

Converting Your Mountain Bike From An Air Shock To A Coil Shock

– On modern mountain bikes, air suspension is pretty much the king. It’s really versatile. You can do a lot with it, and of course, it’s very easy to use. However, we starting to see coil suspension being used more and more by certain Enduro races. So this has made me think. I’ve got a […]

How To Change The Bearings In Your Mountain Bikes Front Wheel | MTB Maintenance

– Changing the sealed bearings in your front hub, it’s actually a short punchy job and shouldn’t take very long to do, let’s go through it. Bike-specific pulleys and presses, well they’re absolutely lovely to use. But in solidarity with our home mechanics I’m not going to be using them today. First things first, let’s […]

Mountain Bike Suspension Tuning At Mojo Rising

– Mountain bikers are a varied breed. There are some of us that have no interest whatsoever in opening up our suspension units. Some of us, might be quite comfortable doing a lower leg or an air can service, but not much else. The next layer is people that are comfortable rebuilding dampers. But the […]

Wet Weather Mountain Bike Hacks | MTB Tech Tips For The Rain

– Here in the UK, as you probably guessed we get to ride in wet conditions quite a lot. So we thought we’d share some of our top tech tips to get the most from your bike and your gear, and more importantly to stop wreaking havoc on your bike because this stuff can be […]

XC Tyres Vs Enduro Tyres | What’s The Difference?

– So, a little while ago, we compared some cross-country tires to some mud spikes in the absolute slop. A lot of people ask, can you compare and find the differences between some cross-country tires and some enduro tires? So, that is what we’re going to find out today. (stomping) (blade clanging) So, first things […]