Hybrid Bike vs Mountain Bike: What’s The Difference?

guy on mountain bike on forest trail

If you’re planning on buying a new bike and know that you want to do some cycling on rougher terrain, and not just pavement, then you may be looking at both hybrid bikes and mountain bikes. Both types of bikes perform well in “off-road” conditions, but there are some distinct differences between the two. If … Read more

What To Wear To Stay Warm Winter Mountain Biking

mountain bike in snow

The winter season is upon us and if you’re in a cold landscape, keeping warm will be vital to continuing your mountain biking adventures. Otherwise, your time out on the trail will be cut short due to the discomfort from the cold. Fortunately, the 21st century has brought us advanced materials that will help keep you comfortable … Read more

Don’t Go Mountain Biking Without The Right Shoes

mtb shoes on the trail

If you’re new to mountain biking, then you probably have just been wearing your sneakers when you hit the trails. But, a good pair of mountain bike shoes will improve your experience out there, which is why you should consider upgrading your kicks to ones made for trail riding. It’s okay to start out with … Read more

Keep Your Fingers Warm With The Best Mountain Bike Gloves For Winter

closeup man on mountain bike with gloves

If you aren’t letting something as silly as cold weather stop you from going out on your mountain bike, then gear up with some good mountain bike gloves for winter. Personally, I suggest that you go beyond just gloves that will keep your hand warm. Look for something that also offers some waterproof or water … Read more

Mountain Biking Tricks For Beginners & Experienced MTBers

mountain biker on trail

The closest you will ever get to feel like a superhero on a bike is by doing tricks. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced mountain bike rider, it is always cool to learn some new tricks. It can be annoying to ride among a group of mountain bike riders who always seem to … Read more

What Is MIPS? Does My Bike Helmet Need It?

women wearing mtb helmet

If you’ve shopped for a mountain bike helmet recently you might have noticed a little yellow sticker on either the box or the helmet that said “MIPS.” Just about every major helmet manufacturer is offering helmets with MIPS these days, and it’s popping up in more and more applications outside of mountain biking as well. … Read more

How To Ride A Mountain Bike Uphill (7 Climbing Tips)

woman on mountain bike in forest

If you’re relatively new to mountain biking, then you might have noticed what a challenge it is to ride that bike uphill. It’s definitely more difficult to cycle uphill on a mountain bike compared to a road bike. But, with the right tips and training, you’ll improve your mtb climbing when you’re out on the … Read more

Can I Use A Mountain Bike On The Road?

mountain bike on road

If you’ve got yourself a good mountain bike, but interested in doing some road cycling, then you might be wondering if you really need to get a road bike for that. Maybe you don’t have the space for a second bike or don’t have room in your budget. You might just want to ride your … Read more

How Much Does A Good Mountain Bike Cost?

man mountain biking

Whether you’re buying your first mountain bike or looking to upgrade your starter mtb, you might not know how much you have to spend to get something good. The bad news is that high quality mountain bikes can cost you as much as over $2,000. The good news is that you can get a pretty … Read more