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August 2008

Month: August 2008

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Avid Juicy 5 Hydraulic Disc Brake Review

Are you looking to make the switch to disc brakes without breaking the bank? Are you tired of the poor lever feel and performance out of those other "budget" disc brakes? Look no further than the Juicy Fives from Avid. Before the introduction of the Juicy 3's, the Juicy 5's were Avid's answer for low cost hydraulic disc brakes that didn't perform like their price would suggest.... Read More...
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Top 5 Ways To Get Back On The Horse

Awhile back, I did a post on "How To Wreck" where I touched on the importance of getting back on the horse after you wreck. For 99% of mountain bikers, it is a "when" not "if" situation when it comes to going down on the bike. It is the risk that we take as mountain bikers for the payoff we receive.... Read More...
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Bike Wrenching = Meditation

Until there are loads of money in the mountain biking blog business, I still have a real job. After a long, stressful day at the office I find that wrenching on the bike for awhile can really calm the nerves and center my thoughts. There are many different ways that people wind down after a long day, but this one works the best for me.... Read More...
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Fox Flux MTB Helmet Review

Finding the right helmet that fits your needs and your head can be a difficult task with all of the different versions and brands on the market today. Fox jumped into the mountain biking helmet scene in 2007 with the Flux. After looking over the Fox’s list of features, I decided to give it a try several months ago.... Read More...
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What Happens When You Stick With It

During a discussion about our ride over the weekend at Rich Mountain, Joe wrote a post that will inspire beginner riders. He gave me the permission to publish his post word for word here. Post by epoJoe (you have seen his photography work several times on this site).... Read More...