Rusty cables are something you should regularly inspect your bike for. Not only do the decrease shifting performance, but they can break while out riding at any moment… a ticking timebomb. Avoid bad shifts and walking home by replacing them and the housing.
Louisville local Brian Hinkel, Joey Hill, Chad Kagy, Dan Norvell, Frog, Travis Kiesow, Jeremiah Smith, and The Beard loaded up and hit the road last year to do a Failure team roadtrip. Check the edit here to see Sped go fast even on a bad ankle. http://bmx.transworld.net/1000125132/videos/the-monday-edit-failures-midwest-road-trip/
The KyMBA Louisville trail team in collaboration with Olmsted Conservancy and Metro Parks kicks off another new trail at Cherokee park next weekend. This new trail will replace a low lying connector that runs from the exit of Cochran Hill over to the grassy area at the bottom of Baringer Hill. The current segment is… Read more »
Need some new reading material? DirtRag issue 155 just showed up and it features tips for avoiding ticks, pumping pump tracks, and the hottest mountain bikes from the North American Handmade Show. Here’s two new hubs for you to check out. First is the Schmidt Dynamo front hub or SON (Schmidt’s Original Nabendynamo) has… Read more »
I drove down to Tennessee this weekend for a Movement BMX trip. We had a great time – lots of laughs, spots, and new clips for our video. Visit the new Movement site by clicking right here.
We got some of Fly Bikes cobra tubes in today. These fancy tubes can be put into a tire without taking the wheel off a bike. This is saving grace to the rider who gets a flat while out with no tools. They took several years to get these things right and the end result… Read more »
Training with power is a great way to know if your training camp really went well, how hard did you really go when you charged that hill on the first lap. What the saying?” Numbers don’t lie.” This crank is great for the racer/serious cyclist who likes to have data but likes to change wheels… Read more »
More and more people are trying the 29 inch wheeled bikes and loving it! Bigger wheels roll over obstacles easier and hold momentum better. Designed to tear long stretches of technical singletrack apart, the Big Kahuna sees a host of refinements this year that make it one of the sweetest hard tail 29ers on the… Read more »
You could call it, “the One bike.” It can huck, climb, ride epics, and descend like no other. We ordered this Coil Air bike for a customer and thought you might want to check it out. With our patented Magic Link rear suspension technology, the CoilAir features stiff, upright geometry for climbing, then intuitively morphs… Read more »
Just in today is this beuatfull frame from Gunnar. The Roadie is designed with a efficient fit for racing with tight handling and responsive steering. The tubeset exploits the advances in steel technology while retaining great road feel, efficient pedaling, solid sprinting and confident descending. Yes, these are built in the legendary Waterford factory. This… Read more »