Archive for January, 2010

Essential Tools for Bike Repair

Q: What tools do I need for repairing my mountain bike? A: There are basically three different types of bike owners, and therefore different tool needs based on of which type of owner you are. Owners that do all of their own maintenance and repair “wrenches.” Owners that take their bike to the LBS for […]

Best Bike Chain Lube

Q: What is the best chain lube? A: The best mountain bike chain lube is the one that you use on a consistent basis and the one you apply after you have a dry/clean chain, and preferably the lube you apply the night before.  It is helpful if you get a lube that is conducive […]

5 Best Mountain Biking Books

Q: What are some of the “must have” mountain bike books? A: There is at least five really good mountain bike books out there that should be on any serious mountain biker’s book shelf or Kindle. #1 – Mastering Mountain Bike Skills by Brian Lopes and Lee McCormack [amazon-product align=”left” alink=”19C6F5″ bgcolor=”ffffff” bordercolor=”663300″ height=”240″ region=”us” […]