mountain bikes and travel

How do you get your bike to the trail?

I wonder how most people get their bike to the trail to ride. Do you live close enough to ride your bike to the trail? Or do you throw it on a roof rack? Maybe you have a pickup truck and just put it in the bed.  



Top Mountain Bike Magazines List

I believe flipping through a MTB magazine goes a long way to make your life in between rides bearable. There have been so many over the years, a few have been constant and there are a bunch of new ones out there. So I created this Top Mountain Bike Magazines List to make an easy reference to…



Five ways to Improve Your Mountain Biking skills

There are many techniques you can use to improve your mountain biking skills, and it is imperative that you take the time to do them if you want to improve. Whether you are biking competitively, for relaxation or even for fitness, improving your skills can help you on your journey. Here are Five ways to Improve…



Rockburn Skills Park Review

The Rockburn Skills Park is a fairly new part of the Rockburn trail system, located just outside Patapsco State Park. It opened in 2012, and is typically closed in the winter months or in rainy, wet conditions. It’s location makes it a great place to start your mountain bike ride from. There are 2 entrances,…




Massage Therapy for Cyclists Videos

I was just minding my own business, poking through the YouTubes the other day and I came across these videos. These massage therapy for cyclist videos are a great resource to check when helping your significant other, or for them to help you get your knots worked out. If anything they are a great tutorial to…




Spartan Race 2014

The Spartan Race 2014 is one bad-ass competition. I’ve seen triathlons, tough mudder races and so on. Most of them seem like consensual torture. This one looks cool. Outside magazine rated it the best obstacle race too, that’s a nice endorsement. It’s a great goal to do a race like this and the Spartan Race 2014…




Mountain Bike Training

What is the key to having fun while mountain biking? I think being in good enough shape to keep up with the pack or at least be able to ride for an extended time without feeling like you are going to die. We’ve all been there. Heck, this winter has been the longest, coldest, wettest…



Tattoo Design Ideas Website

I just found this great site called TattooMeNow. This is such a cool idea & a great deal. They currently have 7,200+ High Quality Tattoo Designs, Stencils, Photos, Tattoo Fillers & Backgrounds. But they keep adding stuff all the time. I’m constantly on the lookout for inspiration for new ink, this tattoo design ideas website might just be…



DIY Bike Repair Videos

The ultimate video guide to bicycle maintenance & repair. DIY Bike Repair Videos shows you how to fix, repair or maintain your bike in 2 hours or less. Now ANYONE Can Learn To Repair & Maintain Bicycles From Home! Go From Beginner To Expert With Over 200 Step-By-Step Videos. No excuses! Ok, we all like to…



29er vs. 650b – Which MTB to Buy?

It seems whenever I’m ready to buy a new bike I have a situation like this. Full suspension vs. hardtail, geared vs. singlespeed, now 29er vs 650b – which MTB to buy? I have read all the specs, all the pros and cons, heard all the hype about this and that but now down to…