A drivetrain is what gives your mountain bike the ability to transfer the power from your legs and covert it to forward momentum. The drivetrain is made up of multiple components and requires all its individual pieces to be in working in unison. In this article, we explain what the drivetrain on your bike is and how it works, how to maintain it, how to pick a drivetrain for your mountain bike, and what brands make the best drivetrain components.
A fork and rear shock are arguably some of the most important components on a mountain bike. The type of suspension and the amount of travel your bike has determines the capabilities and intended use of your mountain bike. In this article, we discuss what suspension does, how it works, some of the features and adjustments found on suspension forks and shocks, and the amount of travel that is common in each mountain biking discipline.
If you’ve been out on a bike recently, chances are you’ve seen people riding all types of e-bikes. These pedal-assist bikes are sometimes a contentious subject in rider circles and yet, they are the fastest growing segment of the bicycle market. Whether you’re interested in challenging your opinions on analog bikes vs e-bikes, or maybe you are excited about purchasing your first e-bike, Sonya Looney wants to debunk a few common myths (some of them were even her own preconceived notions) and give you her take on the e-bike debate. Click into our blog to read more.
Mountain bike tires come in all sorts of tread patterns and designated usages, which in turn determine the capabilities of the tire. It can be hard to know which type of tire, rubber compound, tread pattern, casing option and size and width are best for you and your style of riding. This article aims to provide you with the knowledge of all the different aspects that make up a mountain bike tire and what classifies each tire in its respective category. Click into this article to figure out which type of mountain bike tires are best for you, your bike, and your riding style.
Not only does Fox Racing make some seriously stylish and functional mountain biking apparel, but they are one of the leading helmet manufacturers in mountain biking. This article highlights one of their most unique helmets they make, the Dropframe Pro. With new colorways just released for 2022, we highlight the performance features of the Dropframe Pro and showcase each of their new visually striking helmet models.
The Niner Bikes RLT 9 RDO gravel bike is the most popular bike we sell for riders looking to explore the Road Less Traveled. This bike matches performance, efficiency, and comfort into an ideal package that maximizes your fun on your 2-wheeled adventures and is equally happy to smash miles on tarmac as it is to get a bit rowdy on dirt. In this article you will learn what makes the RDO the pinnacle of the renowned Niner’s RLT gravel bike family. Click into the article to learn more.