Tag: prepare

10 Things Mountain Bikers Should Never Do In Winter

(crashing) – Welcome to our 10 things you should not do when riding in the winter. It’s not a catchy title but it is useful. Let’s get going with the first one. Okay, here we go. Obviously, if you’re riding in the cold you need to have enough clothing on to keep warm and warm […]

What To Carry In A MTB First Aid Kit

– Mountain biking, like all sports, has its risks. Now, you could be pinning it down a trail at speed, navigating through some techy rock areas, or even just trying to get your bike out the car. Accidents can happen, so it’s really important for you to be prepared, and have a handy first aid […]

Megavalanche Top Tips | How To Prepare For An Alpine Mountain Bike Race

– Oh my goodness, me. Oh, you thinking about taking part in the Megavalanche, just like this one behind me? Here’s a few top tips on how to make it more epic, safe, fun, and crazy. Look at it! That, looks nuts. (thud) (tire sloshing) Well there’s a lot to take into consideration when doing […]

How To Prepare For Your First Mountain Bike Race

(intense music) (bike tires riding on dirt) – I’ve probably done my fair share of mountain bike races in the last 20 years. I’ve made a lot of mistakes, that’s for sure but I’m gonna give you some tips on how to approach your first race. (upbeat jazzy music) So first thing to do really, […]

How To Set Up Your Mountain Bike For Enduro Racing

– I recently raced the Enduro World Series in Finale Ligure So, I’m going to talk you through some bike setup tips, how my bike performs, if I would change anything in hindsight and the toll it’s taken on my bike. (crashing sounds) Firstly, I’ll talk you through the changes I’ve done from the stock […]

How To Prepare Your Bike For Winter | Mountain Bike Maintenance

– Winter is firmly on its way. Now, for most mountain bikers, that means a lot of wet conditions and more importantly, a lot of mud. So both the combination of mud and water together make this horrible grinding paste that can really knacker out your bike. So spending a bit of time preparing your […]