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Fix Squealing Mountain Bike Brakes

Mountain bike disc brake noise can be really annoying.  Luckily, it isn’t that hard to fix with just a few basic steps. Find the Problem The first step is to get a spray bottle of just plain water.  Spray the water on the rotors, without getting any on the caliper/pads, and then ride it down […]

How to Ship a Bike

Q: I just sold my bike on eBay and need to know how to ship it. A: Shipping a bike can be a pain, which is why many people choose to have their LBS ship it for them.  However, having your LBS ship your bike for you can be a bigger problem and hassle than […]

What to Pack Before a Ride

Q: What should I pack before I go on a mountain bike ride? A: What you pack for a ride depends on how long/far you will be going.  What you will need to go around the block will differ from an all day ride.  Following is a list of 15 items to consider before your […]