Know How to Care for Your Action Camera Now

You are not the only one who gets tired and worn after an exhausting yet fulfilling day of doing your favorite sport or hobby. Your action camera pretty much also gets the same brunt of stress from your activities more or less. This is the reason why proper maintenance and care for your gadget is…


You Are Only One 100-Mile Bike Ride Away From Your Idea Body Weight

Okay so, the title of this article is rather clear isn’t it? And so, let me ask you something. You do own a mountain bike right? And you are an American right? So, you are 15-20 lbs. over your ideal body weight right? Well you know, if you were to go on an off-road 100-mile…


Mountain Bike Drop-In Strategy Using the New Bikedrome Concept

Have you ever gone to a skate park and noticed that the skateboard riders get to drop-in to the various ramps and jumps which have been designed into the skate park? These drop-ins allow the rider to gain speed and inertia to do all of their tricks. Often, there are BMX riders who also like…


Big Wheels and Big Egos

The other day, I was talking to an individual about how wonderful graphene coatings and carbon nanotubes will be in the future. In fact, we did a little brainstorming, and believe that carbon nanotubes will be great for transportation. Cars will be lighter, therefore more efficient, and therefore they will get better fuel mileage. Likewise…


What to Expect From 10 Day Biking Trips

Traveling around the world is almost everyone’s dream. A common itinerary includes securing accommodations and visiting well-known places in the area. If it is a beach, participating in aquatic activities is a must. Other activities such as rock climbing, hiking, and rappelling may be alternatives. A big part of the stay involves a lot of…


What Good Is an All Carbon 4 Pound Mountain Bike Frame

The other day I was talking to someone who just bought an incredible mountain bike, the frame of his mountain bike was only about 4 pounds and it was completely carbon fiber. It was the lightest thing you’ve ever seen, you could put it in your hands, put your arms straight out, and hold it…


How Can We Save Mountain Bikers From Text Messaging Motorists

Well, I don’t know about you but something about the Google Self-Driving autonomous car just really turns me on. Why you ask? I guess because I’ve always been deeply involved in the auto industry and I realize how dangerous cars can be and how we need to stop killing 30,000 people per year. Not only…


Should Chase Vehicles In The Tour de France Be Electric

Recently, Tesla Auto had scored highest on the NHTSA tests, nearly a perfect crash test score. How can that be for an all-electric car you ask? Well, I was somewhat taken aback, I really didn’t expect this because electric cars are generally heavy due to the batteries below, and thus, they have to try to…


Forrest: The Mountain Bike Capital of Victoria

Forrest is situated in the very heart of Victoria’s Great Otway National Park. It is a small community which boasts a very vibrant social fabric involving all sorts of communal activities and activities for tourists. Probably the most notable is its wide range of Mountain Bike trails. These mountain bike trails are rated as the…


The Bicycle Rules Safe Aware and Cautious

A bicycle messenger is peddling fast in the bike lane, trying to get to his destination. He’s observing all traffic laws, wearing a helmet, and maintaining situational awareness to avoid being struck. He’s also going very quickly, trying to make his route before he has to return to the office. As he approaches the intersection,…


21 Speeds and He Takes The Bus When Going Up Large Hills in Pasadena

Not long ago, I was in Pasadena CA and I was talking to a mountain biker who came into Starbucks to fill-up his water bottle. He asked if I could watch his bike while he went in, as a fellow cyclist of course I agreed to. It was a pretty exotic bike with 21-speeds, and…


Top 6 Safety Accessories for Mountain Biking

Mountain biking can be a fun and exhilarating activity. However, in order to enjoy it, you must have all the proper safety accessories needed to protect you from falls, crashes and other unforeseen events that tend to be quite common when you’re racing through such rocky or treacherous terrain. Here are the top six safety…


Adventure Mountain Biking With Safety Equipment

Mountain biking is the perfect sport for those with an appetite for outdoors and adventure. Cycling downhill gives the adrenaline rush that thrills many youngsters. MTB bicycles or bikes as they are popularly called are designed specifically for this sport. The MTB bikes come with suspension to with stand the tuft terrain. The bicycle may…


Heading Out on the Road for Some Serious Mountain Biking

There is absolutely nothing like heading out on the road with your vehicle and traveling to some gorgeous track somewhere, whipping out your bike, and then doing a spot of mountain biking. If you have a mountain bike then you are going to need to head out on the road. On this page I want…


Why It Is Imperative That You Wear a Helmet Mountain Biking

The introductory story took place with a horse and not a bike but it makes the point very clearly. Helmets aren’t optional for safety but a requirement for responsible riders of both bikes and horses. We were doing mounting exercises. I didn’t have to wear a helmet but we decided to use it anyway. The…


Better Than Mountain Bikes for Sale

For those of you unsure as to what exactly a hybrid’s bike is; it’s basically a combination of road and mountain bike; suitable for most general purpose rides over a variety of terrain. If you’re exploring the option of buying hybrid type of bikes, – based or otherwise, here’s some things you need to know…


Biking to Work

In this post I will provide you with details of why you should start biking to work and also share my experience of using my mountain bike as a means of transportation over the past couple months. It was last September when I had sort of a reality check and realized that I was not…


Suitable Types Of Bicycle For Alpine Mountain Biking

In the past two decades or so, Alpine mountain biking has gone from a somewhat niche sport enjoyed by semi-serious hobbyists and competitive cyclists to widen its appeal considerably to include other demographics. A few timely marketing campaigns, coupled with the area’s natural charm, has caused many people’s heads to turn towards the French and…


A Guide to Biking and Trail Running for Women

Ask any woman biker about what she adores about her activity, and she’s expected to go on explaining its numerous gifts – the sense of liberty, the feeling of exploring someone’s limits and being tougher, the gorgeous vista, the delight of endorphins, the acquaintances and community she has met through biking on carbon wheel set…


Upgrade To A Better Riding Experience With A 60mm Carbon Clincher

The bike wheel market has become more dynamic than ever before. Manufacturers have come up with innovative ways of dealing with a myriad of problems that riders face on the road. The 60mm carbon clincher wheel-set is a new innovation in the bike wheel market. It is touted as the ultimate upgrade for more powerful…