Tag: mtb repair

Visiting Cycling’s Largest Tool Company | Park Tool

Earlier this month I spent about a week in British Columbia producing a short film. On my way home, I stopped in Minnesota to visit my friends and colleagues at Park Tool Company. I use the word colleagues because Calvin, Truman, and Scott run Park Tool’s YouTube channel, making them fellow creators. While there, we […]

10 Bike Hacks for MTB & Beyond

Life hacks videos are almost never useful sources of information, but they’re great entertainment. Today, we’ll be looking at 10 life hacks just for mountain bikers. Let’s begin. If you use action cameras the way I do, the cases get filthy inside and out. Just put them in the dishwasher with detergent and everything. They’ll […]

10 Bike Tips & Hacks for MTB, Road, and Beyond

Fall is upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, which often means the best dirt and weather of the year. Let’s kick off the season with 10 bike hacks and tips that you can use to save money, be prepared, and have fun. Have you ever used duct tape to make a temporary repair? Eric Porter […]

Which water bottle cage will survive the bottle smasher?

A few videos ago we took a look at integrated tool storage, and since then I’ve been obsessed with finding the perfect “no-backpack” setup. A lot of you have expressed confusion about my crusade against hydration packs, and to that I say it’s all a matter of preference. I find all gear including helmets to […]

10 Bike Hacks for MTB and Beyond

Thanks to Squarespace for supporting Seth’s Bike Hacks, whether you need a domain, website, or online store, make your next move with Squarespace. Alright guys I moved out of my house and I’m officially homeless…or well I’m staying here for now. Not bad. Anyway the move is underway and my normal posting schedule should resume […]

Glitter and Tire Sealant – Does it work?

I’ve had a slow leak in the rear tire of my hardtail for months now, and I keep just pumping it up and riding it. I think we’ve all been guilty of this type of laziness, but this leak is coming from my sidewall, which means the tire really needs to be replaced. When I […]

Home Bike Shop Update – Garage door art!

This morning I’m running an errand. This print job wasn’t cheap, but it was worth it. Collectively, these signs will form a mural on my garage door. The artwork was designed by Sketchytrails, or Kristina. Between her, the printer, and myself, we needed to get the sizing and spacing just right to fit in these […]

What’s in Seth’s Toolbox?

Today we’re going to have a look at what’s in my toolbox, and I’ll be damned if I don’t find someplace with a breeze to do it. Now that it’s officially summer, my backyard is totally inhospitable. Although big tools like repair stands, large allen key sets, truing stands, and presses always live right at […]

Multi tools for mountain biking

Sometimes the best bike tool in the world is the one you have with you. I’m talking, of course, about a compact multitool. When you’re sitting trailside with a mechanical problem, having one will usually be your best chance at riding home instead of walking. Generally the disciple of riding you take part in will […]

10 Hacks for Mountain Bikers in a Pinch

10 Bike Hacks If you’ve ever carried your bike through your house or apartment like this, you know how difficult it can be to navigate tight spaces. So next time do it like a pro mechanic: Turn your bike upright. This gives your bike a smaller footprint and reduces its turning radius, keeping your home […]