Fitness


Bicycle Wheel Sizes

26 inch A few decades back, 26” wheels were used on mountain bikes. The mountain bikes having 26” wheels are still demanded but larger 29” wheels have also become popular. So, the bike shop owners will certainly ask about your preferred wheel size if you step inside their shop for purchasing mountain bikes. 29 inch (“29ers”) The 29” wheels significantly increase the weight of your bike with additional rim and […]

Bicycle Wheel Sizes

Hardtail or Full Suspension?

Hardtail or Full Suspension?

The traditional rigid mountain bikes that were used during the early 1980s are still available but innovative models of high-end mountain bikes with hardtail or full suspension have become very popular as they provide a better riding experience. Hardtail The hardtail bikes only provide front wheel suspension known as the lefty on Cannondale models. The front-wheel  suspension is used to improve maneuvering control and reduce exertion of your hands during […]


Types of Mountain Bikes

There are numerous verities and models that are advertised by using specific terms. Your understanding about the terms that describe features of bikes will allow you to make a well-informed mountain-bike  buying decision.  Diamondback, Cannondale, Marin, Novara, GT, Raleigh and Scott are some of the leading brands of mountain bikes. You will encounter the following terms while exploring the features of mountain bikes: Trail: You will find that most of […]

Types of Mountain Bikes

Riding Styles

Riding Styles

You must understand your requirements for a well-informed  buying decision and therefore, you must have sufficient exposure and experience in mountain bike riding. You must consider the following points to analyze your requirements: What kind of trails or features of mountain biking inspire you? Do you want to improve your skills and physical fitness on local tracks? Are you physically fit and flexible to take the challenge of learning new […]


Mountain Bikes: How to Choose

Mountain bikes are specifically designed to sustain on rough terrains and prove to be very versatile bicycles.  Besides using these bikes on mountains or technical trails, you can ride to local groceries, bike paths or even explore the world. You must be wondering how to select the best mountain bike for you. We are going to discuss the key points required to get the best mountain bike. The following three […]

Mountain Bikes: How to Choose

Mountain Bike 401 Trail, Crested Butte, CO, USA

10 Ways to Improve Your Mountain Biking

The speed serves as the most preferred channel for releasing energy of the youths, and you may desire to challenge the winds while riding your bike. Your skills and speed can bring name, fame and money as the professional rider. Speed biking requires you to efficiently shoot up hills, roll over rocks and perfectly descend steep downhill tracks. Even if you are not aspiring to become a professional rider, you […]


12 Tips for Transitioning From Pavement to Dirt

Mountain riding is a very adventurous sport. However, if you are not prepared, you can join the club of unfortunate riders who get disheartened from the single mountain bike ride to such an extent that they never try this sport again. You need to improve your knowledge about mountain biking if you are seriously thinking of experiencing the thrills of this adventure sport. More: 10 Ways to Improve Your Mountain Biking […]

12 Tips for Transitioning From Pavement to Dirt

The Basic Biking Skills - Bunny Hop

The Basic Biking Skills – Bunny Hop

The bunny-hops and other jumping skills are extremely important for clearing various logs and obstacles and determine the riding performance on the trail. In fact, bunny-hopes are basic riding skills of mountain bikers. You should choose large areas without any obstacles for learning the hopping skills. Slightly crouch on the bike and take the posture like a spring with extremely bent hips, knees and elbows. Keep the pedals parallel to […]


Rollerblade Company – The True History

Rollerblading is a name that has been applied to the inline skating sport as a result of the large role that the “Rollerblade Company” played in creating popularity out of the inline skating sport. Rollerblade, Inc. was not responsible for inventing, manufacturing or designing the very first inline skates. However, the Rollerblade Company or Rollerblade, Inc. was so successful in their endeavor to market inline skates and inline skating equipment, […]

Rollerblade Company

Clean Rollerblade Bearings

Clean Rollerblade Bearings

Clean bearings are going to roll smoother, roll faster, and will last much longer than dirty bearings. Dirt and grime foul the bearings and can cause pitting which make rotation uneven and rough. The following paragraphs have instructions for cleaning bearings with removable shields. If you do not have removable shields, then skip the following instructions. Cleaning and lubricating your bearings often will make them last a long time. Also […]