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Watch: Why you may never need to bunnyhop your bike again!

“This instructional video covers a technique I call a “Punch.” In 1997 I set the World Record for bunnyhopping a mountain bike, in this tutorial I …

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking gizmo is gonna make you jump

Cycling computers are certainly handy gadgets for mountain bikers, letting them review things such as route followed and distance travelled. However, …

Mountain Biking

Best cheap road bikes under £500 for 2018: bikes from £260

<b>Looking for a quality road bike and want to spend less than £500? There are some models out there that will have you smiling for miles</b><p>Contrary to …

Five dropper seatpost advancements I want to see in 2017

If you’ve been a <i>BikeRadar</i> reader for a while, you may have noticed that I’ve often been critical of dropper seatposts. Never in the sense that I …

Top 10 bike maintenance don'ts

Keen to try a bit of DIY bike maintenance but worried your ‘can-do’ approach might end up as one big ‘can-D'OH!’? Check out ourtop 10 DIY 'Don’ts’ to …

A bike helmet with turn signal lights will make rides a whole lot safer

Cars have indicator lights for better safety — so why don't bicycles too?<p>The Lumos helmet is a helmet for cyclists with a prominent red brake light, …

Norco Range Carbon up(date)s the ante on their Enduro mountain bike platform

The Norco Range has been around long enough that it was debuted as an alloy 160mm All-Mountain bike back in 2010, before Enduro was even a thing. …

13 tips for a faster, newer you this year

In January a lot of us set ourselves goals or resolutions to change or improve our wellbeing. But as we move closer to spring have you already broken …

FB17: K-EDGE gets lighter with new aluminum Race Mounts

Just a few months since we last saw them, K-EDGE is back with another new mount. This time they’re targeting the opposite end of the spectrum with …

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Diamondback goes direct for bikes over $450

It’s really no longer a surprise to hear a brand is going consumer direct in one form or another. The way consumers purchase bikes is quickly …

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Mavic expands on a classic with new wider tubeless Open Pro rim

There are few rims with the history of the Mavic Open Pro. Since 1986, the eyeletted, aluminum rim has been a favorite of wheel builders and riders …

4 tips for pedalling off the pounds

<b>Rebecca Williams, performance nutritionist for Maxinutrition, has some advice for us on how to keep your weight loss resolutions and targets...</b><p>12 …

TPE17: TRP goes for the Gwin w/ new G-Spec Quadiem, Slate mountain bike disc brakes

The TRP Quadiem has been in their line as their 4-piston downhill brake for years, but last year they started working with Aaron Gwin. That led to a …

Best bike cleaning products: a buyer's guide

Keeping your bike clean is an effective way of ensuring it works correctly and safely, while making sure it stays looking good. Clean components wear …

Royal 2017 Core Riding Short

<i>W</i>e’ve been fans of Royal’s collections over the past few years, won over by great quality, features and cuts as well as the company’s distinctive …

Tech Talks: Derailleur Setup, Presented by Park Tool

Tech Talks Presented by Park Tool is a monthly video series hosted by Park Tool's own wrench whisperer, Calvin Jones. The series will cover the A to …

Mountain Biking

How to Improve Your MTB Life: Attend a Training Camp

Mountain biking is an amazingly diverse sport. Complementing the plethora of styles and terrain, the motives to participate in cycling are equally …

Shimano announces new Deore groupset, wide-range SLX, and XT goes boost - Mountain Bike Review

Shimano overhauled their existing Deore groupset with trickle down tech from Shimano XT and XTR level product.<p>While Shimano’s XTR and XT product …

Mountain Biking

Park Tool Chain Wear Indicator

When it comes to components, some are relatively cheap while some are hyper expensive. Sometimes cheap components can lead to hyper expensive service …

5 Things that Keep You from Night Riding… and Why They Shouldn't

We’ve written extensively here on Singletracks about night riding, providing reasons why you should night ride, how to start night riding, and more. …

MTB Fundamentals - Cornering with Jill Kintner and Bryn Atkinson

Cornering. Technique over efficiency? It’s a moot point, given the complexity of angles and surfaces and the quite differing amounts of support on …

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8 Steps To Recover From a Minor Mountain Bike Crash

It’s inevitable - as a mountain biker, you will fall and when you experience your inaugural mountain bike crash, remember that it’s part of the …

Mountain Biking

PhilPAL: A Helmet-Based Crash Detector

Here’s a fascinating innovation that’s likely to have a lot of mountain bikers, and their families, very interested.<p>The PhiPAL is described as an …

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Lucho Dillitos: all natural guava fuel of the Colombian greats

If you haven’t heard of Colombian bocadillo, you’ve been missing out on one of the best tasting, most all-natural ways to stay fueled on the bike – …

Homebase

7 Ways To Fix A Puncture You Never Thought Of

<i>By Sanny</i><p><b>Punctures are sneaky little bastards</b>. They like to wait until those truly grim days when the rain is lashing down, your bike is caked in mud …

Riding After Rain: Advice for New Riders

This time of year, mud, snow, and ice cover trails across the continent, and sunshine is in short supply. Most mountain bikers acknowledge that …