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How Do You Say SRAM and Other Bike Brand Names

I still remember the anxiety of going to the bike shop my first week of getting into mountain biking and having to ask them if they sold any SRAM X9 shifters as my cheap shifter broke and I had a group ride the next day. How to Pronounce SRAM Many people pronounce SRAM as “shram” […]

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” […]

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 […]