Making Errors whilst remembering your own strength. “tight enough”

Always remember that during a routine repair on a bicycle, even when needing to change the cassette you must remember you own strength. During this repair you must understand that using your own strength tightening up parts is never good unless you know your bounderies on when tight enough is “tight enough”. Using finger tight…

Foggy, Cold, Wet Ride.

Today was a day that could have been interesting, foggy weather with wet muddy ground and alittle cold in the air.  I decided to ride one my Bosses bike’s. NS Eccentric Steal Hardtail. 120mm suspension fork on the front of the bike and with 650b (27.5) tires. These Maxxis tires were great in these conditions….

What to understand when considering buying an Ebike.

Remember, when you’re using an electric bike, you’re carrying extra weight – often about 7kg or more compared to a regular bike. Electric bikes cost more than regular bikes, too. Bikes were tested on various terrains and any big variations from stated range noted – though the more effort you put in, the further they’ll…

Strava.

Only 3 to 4 Years ago i decide to buy myself an entry level road bike. This bike cost me only £799 RRP. I have been using strava with my Garmin network and have found all the information very interesting and useful. When i purchased my road bike i decided to take my commute training…

MTB tips.

MTB Drop off technique.  Allowing your front wheel to roll down drops is great when the drops are small with a clean runout on easier trails. As the size of the drop increases, if there is no smooth runout the front wheel will dig into the ground forcing you over the bars. A different technique…