Archive for December, 2009

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Mountain Biker’s

As we fast approach the New Year, it is time to consider what our biking New Year’s Resolutions can be.  Following is a list of 10 possible goals to add to your resolution list. 1. Try/ride/buy your first 29er.  I have been there.  I was a snobby FS 26″ rider before, swearing I wouldn’t be […]

Solving the Seatpost to Seat Connection

Q: What clamp design is best for my saddle needs and how tight should I torque everything? A: The connection of the seat to the seatpost is one of the most overlooked areas on the bike.  Saddle makers use everything from steel to carbon on their rails, and post makers all use different clamp mechanisms.  […]

How To Clean Dirty Water Bottles

Q: How do you clean a dirty cycle water bottle? A: So your water bottle is a little foul you say?  Is goo, Gatorade, or mold interfering with your re-hydrating needs?  Never fear, there is an easy solution.  Fill your water bottle with hot water and add a denture-cleansing tablet.  Let is soak overnight, and […]