Watch: Two Tips for Making Your Bike Shine

Washing your bike without a hose can be a real pain!  When my wife and I moved from North Carolina to Colorado we sacrificed our hose, so I’ve had to get creative with a way to wash my bike. My favorite way to wash bikes is in the shower, because it is a very controlled environment. It …

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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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Pro-Quality Tools from Abbey Bike Tools

Abbey Bike Tools started simply enough. Mechanic Jeff Crombie, a friend of Abbey Tools owner, Jason Quade, asked if he could slap a handle on a cassette lockring tool to speed up the process of maintaining his team’s bikes. The tool, now known as the “Crombie,” was an instant hit with pro mechanics everywhere. Jason …

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Restoring the Peace – 9 Ways to Quiet Your Mountain Bike

Mountain biking is a full sensory experience, with a barrage of sounds hitting your ears: the rush of the wind on a downhill; the buzz of a freehub while coasting; the quick, aerated puffs of the suspension components working; and tires clamoring for traction over various surfaces. These sounds, along with Nature’s song, make me happy. What …

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Feedback Team Edition: Tool Kit Review

Feedback Sports has spent the past few years crafting a reputation in the cycling world for manufacturing innovative bike stands and accessories, for both road and mountain bikers. Nestled in the foothills of Golden, Colorado, Feedback is in the same office park as companies like Yeti and Spot Brand bicycles, and works closely with both professional and amateur enthusiasts locally …

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