Types of Mountain Bikes: Which One Is Right For You?

Fifteen years ago, downhill and cross country bikes dominated the sport of mountain biking. When a rider decided to buy a mountain bike, there were two styles to choose from. Today the sport is far more popular and complex. New types and crossbreeds of bikes offer more diverse options. Mountain bikes are designed for extremely different […]

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How to Perform Basic Trailside Bicycle Repairs?

Modern mountain bikes are robust and with proper servicing will give years of trouble-free riding. Out on the trail, however, things can still go wrong and it is impossible to carry all the necessary tools to solve every potential problem. Some issues will render the bike unrideable, others less useable or less safe to ride, whilst […]

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Acadia’s Eagle Lake – Witch Hole Pond Loop: Tips on Biking and Avoiding Crowds on Popular Carriage Roads

The historic carriage roads in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine are wide, well-maintained, and hark back to Bar Harbor’s days of wealth and glamour. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the millionaire industrialist, was instrumental in creating this network of pathways that is open to hikers, bikers, and equestrians, but not to motorized vehicles. […]

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Recycling FAQs – How to Recycle Bicycle Tires

Locate a Recycling Collection Center That Accepts Bicycle Tires/Tubes Locate a recycling collection center in your community that accepts bicycle tires. If you live in a large city this should not be a problem as most big cities have a tire recycling plant that will accept bicycle tires and tubes. You should be able to find one […]

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Mountain Bike Parts and What They Mean: Understanding Bike Components for Regular Bike Maintenance

Since the first mass-produced mountain bike was created in the early 80’s, mountain bike technology has moved on considerably. Key mountain bike parts, however, remain consistent and, once familiar with them, most regular mountain bikers can carry out essential bike maintenance at home.Key Mountain Bike PartsBottom BracketThis essential bicycle component forms part of the bike frame […]

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Best BMX Games For PlayStation For You

Nothing feels great like sitting back comfortably and executing different BMX bike stunts, flips and spins on a big screen with your game pad! Things become even more fun when you’re competing with your friends. BUT…what bike games are good for you? If you have no idea what to play, I’ll give you a list of the […]

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How Much Does a BMX Bike Cost and Why?

If you search for the cheap BMX bikes right now, you’ll get a long list to pick from. Likewise, if you search for the highly priced BMX bikes, you’ll be spoilt for choices. What’s my point? Well, I’m trying to say that there is no set price for a BMX bike. It all depends on what budget […]

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