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What’s Inside Your Skis?

While you may have skied for years, decades even, on countless different pairs of skis, have you ever sat down and thought about what actually makes …

How to Buy New Bindings

The final, integral part of a new ski is one that is often overlooked: bindings.<p>"Our guests normally don't know much about bindings," says Larry …

What To Know When Buying New Ski Boots

While few purchases are as exciting as new ski equipment, the act of shopping also comes with a healthy dose of consternation. Nowhere do we get more …

Skiing

39 Delicious Things You Didn't Know You Could Make in a Microwave

The microwave has been relegated to serve as a simple heater of leftovers, but it's good for so much more. No, we don’t mean they’re also a …

Breakfast

Comprehensive Guide to Cables and Housing | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>71<p>Cables are available in the following four types:<p><b>Basic Galvanized and Stainless Steel</b><p>Low cost, no-nonsense shift and brake cables made from …

Stainless Steel

Bicycling

Suspension Setup Series #4: Fix Your Ride by Adjusting Air Volume

In Part One, we discussed the most basic of starting points to get your suspension set up properly: Sag. In Part Two, we covered most of the …

How To Service Hub Bearings

Suspension Setup Series #1 – Set Your Sag Properly

At virtually every mountain bike and suspension launch we attend, we’re told to simply sit on the bike while someone slides the “fun-o-meter” ring to …

How to Clean Your Bike

Cleaning your bike is easier than you think. Whether it’s steel, aluminum, titanium or carbon, with water and bike appropriate cleaners, polishes, degreasers and lube you can rid your bike of dirt in grime in 15 minutes or less minutes and without getting yourself filthy.<p>Dirt in your chain, …

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Is it Time to Quit Your Job?

These new sites make full-time freelancing a reality<p>Break free from your 9-to-5: On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Devin Fidler of the Institute for the Future explains how specific technologies are helping more guys move into freelance, outside-the-office work:<p><b>“We’re kind of beginning a</b> …

Employment

How Things Work: The Freehub Body

The Freehub Body - how it works<p>Hopefully you should now be feeling a bit more confident to delve inside your hub and give it some love. It's worth …

Tech Spotlight - 5 Minute Bubble Bleed

Pinkbike and BikeCo.com are excited to bring back the mechanical “how-to’s” with the new Tech Spotlight articles that you can expect to see on the …

Mountain Biking

To The Point: Understanding Bottom Brackets

<i>Bottom brackets might not be the most exciting part of a bike, but without them you'd be stuck pushing around a high tech scooter. In this edition of</i> …

Carbon Fiber

The Greatest Fitness Tips. Ever.

Three decades ago, endurance training consisted of pretty much one workout: all-out, all the time. Then fitness went mainstream, CEOs started wearing spandex, and "sports scientist" became a legitimate career goal. The result? Periodization, VO2 max, functional strength, and more. Herewith, a …

Sizing Up the Wheel Wars

Twenty-six-inch wheels have traditionally been the standard for mountain bikes, but 29ers have become so good at what they do that, though we tested a bunch of 26ers, not a single one made the final cut. Now there’s a third choice, as the 650B wheel (a.k.a. 27 or 27.5), a decades-old standard …

Downhill Skiing

To The Point - Rebound Damping

Sante Pelot grew up in Santa Cruz, California, and has been riding mountain bikes since 1986. He attended the University of Oklahoma where he wrote …

Santa Cruz

The Bike Deconstructed

"The Bike Deconstructed” is a visually impressive book that provides an in-depth look of the modern bicycle in order to understand the design, …

Carbon Wheels – Experiences and Tests

The next biggest thing in the wheel market at the moment seems to be carbon wheels. As significant parts of a bicycle they look great and are sold at …

Adjust a Rear Derailleur

Enduro 101 With Fabien Barel

When you want to learn to ride trails faster there is no better teacher than 3x DH World Champ turned enduro racer Fabien Barel. Milner drops in on …

Mountain Biking

What is a Loppet, and Where can I Try One?

<i>A:</i><p>A loppet is an unusually lonely muppet. Or so I assumed until Cross Country Canada, the umbrella organization for the country’s national ski team, set me straight.<p>CCC’s website describes a loppet as a “great gathering of skiers who ski on a specifically groomed trail either classic (diagonal …

30 Squats for a Subway Ticket

The Moscow subway system will begin to reward good health with free subway tickets. For just 30 squats, any subway user will be allowed to ride the Moscow subway for free. The squats will be judged and regulated by a new machine that will print a ticket after you complete the mini workout. The …

Program Design 101: Is Your Training Program Any Good? - Page 2 of 2

Page: 2« Prev<p>Rest Cycles<p>In my opinion, this concept is the most underemphasized parameter in physical training. Bar none. The amount of recovery we …

The Essential Checklist Before Opening a CrossFit Facility

To access the content, please login or register an account and purchase a membership plan.<p>A career as a coach or trainer is a never ending …

Calories in Nuts Chart: Which Are The Lowest Calorie?

Nuts. There are lots of them. And a lot to know about their nutritional content.<p>Nuts are healthy, but can also be high in fat. The nutritional values …

Fats Made Simple

Our acceptance of dietary fat has come a long way. Just a few short years ago, athletes, bodybuilders, and health nuts alike set aside their …