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Mountain Bike Vs. City Bike – 5 Differences + Pros & Cons

Mountain bikes and city bikes both have advantages and drawbacks, so it’s important to understand the pros, cons, and differences between them before making a decision. In this blog post, we’ll take an in-depth look at both mountain bikes and city bikes so that you can make the best decision for your needs. In this …

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Mountain Bike Weight Limit? It’s This!

The reality is that every mountain bike has its own weight limit. These will usually be set out by the manufacturer. As a generalization, the following is true for many: When traveling at a steady ten mph on flat terrain, the maximum rider weight for most mountain bikes is between 300-350 pounds. However, there are …

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How To Tighten The Rear Hub On A Mountain Bike (Step-By-Step)

You might not notice for some time that the hub on your wheel is riding rough. Your riding will most likely feel “off” in some ways. How can you sort this out? Rear hubs are normally pretty easy to fix on mountain bikes. There are two main types: Cup-style mountain bike hubs Cartridge-style mountain bike …

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Trail Bike Vs. Mountain Bike – 7 Differences + Features

Trail bikes offer many of the abilities of different mountain bikes all in one package. If you want to trail both mild and technical terrains and confidently go uphill as well as downhill, a trail bike is an ideal option. In this post, I’ll take a look at all the features that you get with …

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Best Mountain Bike Gear Ratio for Climbing? It’s This

If you’re looking for the best gear ratio for climbing on a mountain bike, then there’s a short answer and a long answer. Here’s the short answer: The best mountain bike gear ratio for climbing is 46 to 49 on a chainring and 16 to 18 on a cassette. For more diverse rides, mountain bike …

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12 Mountain Bike Features (And What’s Best For You)

Mountain bikes are intricate and diverse bike types. I’ve ridden many over the last 20 years, and I’ve learned one important thing – when choosing one, you can’t just pick any. There are a lot of aspects to examine, such as bike styles, adaptability, design features, and much more. Aspects worth thinking about when choosing …

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29er Tire Pressure – A Guide To All Conditions

Getting the tire pressure right for 29ers is no mean feat. Riding with tires that are pumped up too much can lead to blowouts, and makes the riding conditions harsher. On the flip side, tires that are underinflated can get pinch punctures. Therefore, getting the tire pressure right is very important. For wet conditions, and …

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Convert A Mountain Bike Into A Hybrid (In 9 Easy Steps)

It’s actually pretty simple to convert a mountain bike into a hybrid, and in this post, I’ll look at exactly how to do it. There are nine simple steps to follow which are: Step Action Technical difficulty Step 1 Adjust the suspensions Medium difficulty Step 2 Install new tires and wheels Medium difficulty Step 3 …

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14 Reasons Why Mountain Bikes Are So Expensive

The fourteen reasons why mountain bikes are so expensive: Expense of the Frame High Price of a Disc Brake Innovation in the Tires and Wheels Opting for a Better Handlebar Adjustable Settings on a Suspension Fork Expense of a Premium Drivetrain The Labor Costs Rapid Evolution of the Mountain Biking Industry Limited Producers of Mountain …

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Fat Bike vs. Full Suspension – The Pros and Cons

Fat bikes are often referred to as durable bikes that focus on fatter tires, whereas full suspension bikes simply have rear and front suspensions. They are both ideal for certain reasons. Fat bikes provide greater comfort, while also giving a much more rigorous workout to the user. They provide unparalleled grip. Full suspension bikes are …

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