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How to Tune Up a Mountain Bike

May 05 2016 | Andrew S.

How to Tune Up a Mountain Bike

Bike spring tune up!

Trail/Enduro/DH Edition                                                                    - Road/CX/Gravel Edition coming soon -

Spring is finally here! The winter permafrost has transformed into loam and the overgrowth makes taking the inside line at speed extra sketchy.  All of the #pinkbike and #instagram chatter is all about shred this! And cutt’y that! And you figure it’s about time “I get mine”.  But before you head out and start schralpin’ the gnar as hard as you were back in November, let’s take a second to go over a few critical maintenance techniques to keep your ride rollin’ smooth.  And remember your local bike shop is here to help.

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How to Choose the Right Rear Shock

March 18 2016 | Sam A.

How to Choose the Right Rear Shock

Choosing the right rear shock for your mountain bike is an exciting and technical process that is, for the first the most part, subjective to personal riding style.  Of course there is the distinction between coil shocks and air shocks, and as well there are differences in shocks designed for never-ending decents or shocks with climbing platforms, or both! This article will help to explain all of the possiblities for matching bicycles with the proper rear suspension component. 

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How to Adjust Bike Shocks

February 02 2016 | Holly C.

How to Adjust Bike Shocks

Riding a bike that isn't properly tuned can feel bad. What does it mean to get your bike "dialed in"?  

High performance suspension systems give you the power to tune your shock based on your individual preferences. Our goal is to take the mystery out of customized tuning and walk you through the steps of defining the perfect settings.  Investing a small amount time to dial in your shock will pay off big dividends. No one knows your ride better than you, so take charge and get the most out of your suspension. Don’t be afraid to experiment, you can always get back to the starting point. 

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Slack Head Tube Angle - What is it?

January 08 2016 | Andrew S.

Slack Head Tube Angle - What is it?

Why is everyone always talking about how “slack” their new bike is? What do all those dimensions and angles really mean? What exactly is a head tube angle anyway?

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