Tag: Andrew Dodd

Should You Upgrade Your MTB? | The Pros & Cons Of Bike Upgrades

– We often talk about upgrading your bikes here at GMBN, and you guys quite often ask us what are the best things to upgrade and to put onto your bike. But does it add any performance to your bike? And is it actually worth it? – Of course it is Doddy. – Really? Well […]

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 Look After Your MTB Kit | Clothing & Equipment Care

– We’re always talking about looking after your bike here at GMBN. But what about your riding kit? It’s just as important. So today we’re going to look at pre-ride, post-ride and also a little bit of maintenance you can do to keep your kit looking fresh and not smelling, really. (crunching loudly) Okay, so […]

High End EMTB Vs Mid Drive Home Build E Bike | EMBN Head To Head

– Electric mountain bikes cost a lot of money. And it kind of got us thinking, could you get a similar experience from a DIY bike as you can from a pre-manufactured super bike like this? – Does the home built take you to the same places the more sophisticated bike will? Does it give […]

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 […]

How To Prevent Punctures On Your Mountain Bike | MTB Skills & Tech

– As a pro-racer, (relaxing music) I’ve definitely had plenty of times where a flat tire has let me down. It’s the 21st century, and we’re still getting punctures. So annoying. But technology definitely has moved on. Tires and rims can make it almost avoidable, but I’m talking about riding skills here as well. Definitely […]

The Best Winter Mountain Bike Upgrades For Under £50

– Although constant maintenance is going to keep your trusty steed working in poor conditions, when it gets to the middle of winter, especially if it’s wet and cold where you are, you’re going to need a bit of backup. So, we’re going to take you through some of the best upgrades you can make […]