A Multi-Tool for the Future: Topeak Mini 10 Review

While I can appreciate a multi-tool that can fix any and every problem on my mountain bike, can cut cloth for a tourniquet, and has a spoon for an impromptu mid-ride chili feed, some of the smallest tools on the market can cover 90% of the emergency repairs that you’ll encounter. The Topeak Mini 10 …

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Review: The Topeak Joeblow Booster Pump Can Revolutionize Your Home Bike Shop

If one tool, one product, has ever revolutionized the way I work on bikes in my home bike shop, it’s the Topeak Joeblow Booster Pump. “Half air compressor, half pump,” as the Topeak website states, the Joeblow Booster makes seating tubeless tires an absolute breeze. Before acquiring the Joeblow, I could maybe seat tubeless tires …

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Watch: The $50 Bike Repair Stand – Quality or Crap?

I have wanted a repair stand for a quite a while but I’ve held off because I thought they were way too expensive.  I would much rather spend $150-400 on other bike “toys.”  I have found a few creative ways to mount my bike so I can get at the parts easier, including a shower …

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Don’t have any mechanical skills? Here are 10 ways you can STILL maintain your MTB

I understand your dilemma. You’re not mechanically inclined, and your mountain bike looks dangerously close to a Rube Goldberg contraption. It has a myriad of moving parts, gears, bearings, hydraulics, and cables. Maybe you’re not comfortable working on your bike, but you don’t want the hassle of taking it to a bike shop for every little thing. …

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