Daily Archives: November 4, 2011


What do you need for Mountain Biking ?

Mountain biking is the popular biking sport that riding bicycle off-road. For those veteran mountain bike rider, they have the a-z equipment and know the best routes for their skill level. What about the beginner who wants to get into the mountain biking sport ? What kind of mountain bicycle needed and what kind of outfit for your first ride ? We will go through some of the basics to […]

What do you need for Mountain Biking ?

Mountain Bike Outfitter For Off-Road Biking

Mountain Bike Outfitter For Off-Road Biking

Now, besides the basic for the beginners, what is other mountain bike outfitter to be considered for a biking trip? Let’s look at the clothing, there are a few items which worth considering if budget is not a concern for you. You may be more enjoyable and comfortable with mountain bike riding with a proper cycle-specific costume. You need a sunglass to protect your eyes from being hit by a […]


Essential Tools to Carry While Mountain Biking

In my last article I talked about what to look for in your pre-ride inspection. In this article I want to illustrate a few useful tools that everyone should carry with them while out on the trails. Basic Tool Kit: Tire Levers Tire levers are a tool that will help you quickly remove the tire from the bead. These are quite helpful when fixing a flat. I would highly encourage […]

Essential Tools to Carry While Mountain Biking

The Moab Portal - A Decent Descent

The Moab Portal – A Decent Descent

Moab, Utah, was a place that I always knew I must one day visit: a virtual Mecca to anyone who has ever claimed to be a mountain bike rider. My recent pilgrimage there was fraught with suffering and thirst in unbearable heat, clearly discernible perils, and tremendous rewards. Moab overwhelmed my every anticipation of what I would find there, and sent me pondering deeper things; battered me to pulp while […]


Types of Mountain Biking Pedals

Types of Bike Pedals Before we begin talking about which bike pedal to choose for your biking needs, let’s first take a look at the different types of pedals available: Platform Bike Pedals Platform pedals are “flat” pedals and have been the basic pedal design forever. I had these pedals on my first bike when I was very young. These pedals provide a stable surface for your feet to push […]

Types of Mountain Biking Pedals