There are three ways to change gears on bikes: using mechanical, electrical or hydraulic systems. Which is used on any given bike is all about how the power is transmitted from the shift lever(s) to move one (or both) derailleur(s) among the available gears. Pulling...
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Racing your mountain bike in cross country (XC) and marathon (XCM) events may seem quite similar at first, but taking a closer look at both disciplines reveals key differences in terms of ideal training and equipment. In this article, we focus on the best bike setups for both and how it all comes down to balancing speeds vs. comfort.
Disc brakes are fundamental on mountain bikes nowadays, and they are becoming an unstoppable force in the present and future of road bikes.
If you ride an MTB, road bike or both, we want to give you the best tips to help you with the maintenance, so your brakes will work flawlessly from the very start.
No matter how well looked after your bike is, going on a ride without taking the basic tools and spares is a risk that shouldn’t be taken. There are currently many different multi-tools available on the market that are compact and lightweight, and in most cases will provide you with the correct tool to get you home. Here we will advise you on the basic tools needed for the everyday mountain bike.
For many of us, summer is the best time of year to ride. It has reliably warm weather and long days, which means more opportunities for cycling on and off-road. We suggest the following tips for staying safe and having fun during your summer pedaling excursions.
If you want to get the most out of your workouts, power meters are a fundamental tool to be able to control all parameters, not only power. If you also want to improve your pedalling cadence, then a power meter will help you analyze what your current pedal rhythm is, the watts you use, and how to improve pedalling efficiency.