Category Archives for Mountain Bikes

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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Beginners Guide To Choosing A Mountain Bike

With roots dating all the way back to the 19th century, the sport of mountain biking has been evolving and gaining in popularity ever since the first custom-made off-road bikes started to emerge in the 1970s.  By the mid-1990s, mountain biking had exploded onto the cycling scene and quickly evolved into a full-fledged sport. With […]

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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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