Category: MTB

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Video: Ella Shreds

Have you ridden the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont?  If not, you’ll want to visit after watching this video from Transition Bikes. You’ll not only be drawn in by the trails, but you’ll also be inspired by Ella Skalwald.  Not only is she an amazing rider, but she’s also a guide and youth coach, giving back to

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5 Tips to Dial in the Perfect Mountain Bike Tire Pressure

Finding the perfect tire pressure for your mountain bike is more art than science.  The perfect mountain bike tire pressure is dependant on rider weight, tire volume, terrain, trail conditions, personal preference, and more. Despite all these factors, finding the right tire pressure is worth the effort.  A properly inflated tire will increase speed, improve

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7 Women’s Mountain Bike Jerseys You Will Love

Is it so much to ask to be cute AND comfortable while shredding the trail?!  Why no, no it’s not.  You shouldn’t have to sacrifice style for performance when it comes to a mountain bike jersey, and we’ve rounded up 7 jerseys that prove that you can have both. These are jerseys that we’re wearing,

3 Simple Steps to Understanding Women’s Bike Sizing

You’re ready to buy a bike, but intimidated by all the numbers and specs? One of the first steps is knowing which size bike you need. There are a couple of different ways women’s bikes are measured and sized, and we’re going to walk you through all of it. And there’s no need to feel

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7 Best Chamois Creams for Women

If you suffer from saddle sores or chafing while cycling, chamois cream can make a huge difference.  Designed to reduce friction between your chamois, saddle, and intimate regions, chamois cream helps keep things comfortable down there.  Most chamois creams are also anti-bacterial, so it can help prevent keep things clean and prevent infection. Here are

5 Best Bike Phone Mounts of 2018

Photo credit: Andreas Kambanis Knowing where to put everything while biking can be tricky–especially your phone.  Put it in your jersey pocket and it might fall out.  Stick it in a hydration pack or seat bag and you can’t see your Strava stats. Enter the bike mount.  A bicycle phone mount allows you to keep your

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POC Trabec Mountain Bike Helmet Review

You’re looking for an enduro style mountain bike helmet that offers good head coverage but that doesn’t break the bank.  Say hello to the POC Trabec.  Known for superior safety and cutting-edge design, POC offers some of the best helmets on the market.  Most of their helmets, however, cost a pretty penny.  The Trabec is

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Bell Super 3 MIPS Women’s Mountain Bike Helmet Review

One of the most popular mountain bike helmets of the women I ride with, the Bell Super 3 is a comfortable, attractive helmet that comes with all the bells and whistles. Perhaps one of the biggest attractions of the helmet is the ability to add an optional chin bar (or buy the 3R that comes

Fox Rampage Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet Review

Fox Rampage Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet Review

The Fox Rampage is a low-profile, lightweight, and affordable full-face helmet mountain bike helmet. In fact, it is the cheapest ASTM-F1952 certified helmet on the market and one of the lightest. While it’s not a “women’s specific” helmet, it is a great option for ladies that are petite or those looking for a lighter-weight full-face

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13 Things that You Should Take on Every Backcountry Ride

We all know there are things we should bring on EVERY ride–a pump, a spare tube, etc–but when we venture further from easy rescue, there are additional items we should carry to survive in the backcountry. In fact, it seems the further that one gets from a paved road, the more likely something is to