Video: How To Wash Your Bike Like a Pro

Bikes get muddy. And they should. But leave that mud on there and it will grind into your drivetrain and eat away at your gears and your pocket money. Of course you cold pop down to the jet wash at your local garage and fill your bearings full of high pressure water, or you could …

Trail Ninja Video: Trail Pirates Pillage Menorca’s Classic Cam

The Spanish island of Menorca’s highest point is only 358m above sea level. Its not high, but ride the Camí de Cavalls trail that circumnavigates this Mediterranean island and you’ll pack in a whopping 3700m of lung-punching climbs and brake-searing descents, all of it on an ancient footpath that used to connect watchtowers used to …

Trail Doctor Video: How To Carry Your Bike Easily

The oracle of adventure and tech know-how is back to teach you how to carry your bike. Pro bike photographer and all-round adventure nut Dan Milner shares his secrets on how to make hauling your bike up an impossibly steep trail easy. Carrying a bike might look easy and it is if you know how …

Video: Elbow-Dragging in the Berms

Bryan Regnier is a super skilled enduro rider from the south of France. In this little welcome to the Sôk team video, Bryan shows you a bit of his skills, like how to get crazy low and fast through the berms. These angles are just nuts – the guy is scraping his forearms in the …

Video: How To Set Up Suspension Forks

Setting up your mountain bike’s suspension forks correctly for you is important. A good fork set up not only gives a a comfy ride and a get-out-of-trouble clause on technical descents, it also adds to the steering the control. But sag, air pressures and rebound damping can seem like confusing terms, so where to start? …

Video: Trail Doctor: How To Fix A Snapped Bike Chain

Everyone at some point in their riding experience will snap a chain, probably on a steep climb, and they’ll probably land square on their face in the dirt, much like mountain bike maniac Dan Milner here. But don’t worry. Just pick yourself up and get on with fixing it. Not sure how? Well you’re in …

Video: Urban Mountain Biking At Its Best – The Lyttelton DH

The normally peaceful Port town of Lyttelton, New Zealand changes to a place of high speed chaos when mountain bikers invade the streets once a year for the Lyttelton Urban Downhill. Racers push their limits down the 1.3km course over driveways, through backyards, off garage roofs, through a house, down stair ways, on to shipping …

Video: How To Pack Your Bike for a Flight

When winter hits, the lure of riding endless, exotic singletrack in warmer climes hits home. But getting your bike abroad without mishap is not guaranteed. In between you and all that amazing dusty riding stand a dozen baggage handlers and a few Nepalese taxi drivers. In 30 years of travelling to the 4 corners of …