Category: MTB

mens vs womens bikes

Mens vs Womens Bikes: 5 Things You Need to Know

So you’re getting ready to shop for a bike and aren’t sure what the difference is between a women’s bike and a men’s bike (or a unisex bike). The truth is that all bikes are unisex bikes and that the difference between those that are marketed as “women’s bikes” and those that are marketed as

Race Face Chester Review

Race Face Chester Pedal Review

One general rule we’ve discovered with bikes and cycling gear is that you get what you pay for. High price usually means high quality. Therefore, we were shocked and excited to discover that the Race Face Chester pedals somehow turned this rule on its head. At a mere $50, the Chester offers a lightweight, durable,

framed minnesota 1.0 fat bike in action

5 Best Women’s Fat Bikes

Over the past few years, fat biking has become increasingly popular, but the number of women’s specific fat bikes can still be counted on a few fingers.  That’s not necessarily a problem when manufacturers are offering small frame sizes in their gender-neutral fat bikes, but there really aren’t that many of those either! No worries.

Framed Minnesota 1.0 Women's Fat Bike Review

Framed Minnesota 1.0 Women’s Fat Bike Review

There are few things that can get me down as quickly as being stuck indoors all winter.  Are you the same way?  If you prefer sunshine to LED bulbs in the spinning studio, consider a fat bike. And it doesn’t have to be an expensive one.  The Framed Minnesota 1.0 is an excellent entry-level fat

women's electric bikes

9 Best Women’s Electric Bikes

There are lots of reasons to buy an electric bike, also known as an e-bike.  Perhaps you are trying to drive less and get around more by bike.  Or, you might be out of shape or have a disability that makes an e-assist help you meet your goals of riding a century or climbing up

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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

mountain bike tire pressure

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

club ride jersey yellow

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