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Mountain Bike Drivetrain & Groupsets Guide

Mountain Bike Drivetrain & Groupsets Guide

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.

Mountain Bike Suspension 101 - Hardtail or Full Suspension

Mountain Bike Suspension 101 - Hardtail or Full Suspension

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.

Mountain Bike Tires & Sizes: A Guide on How to Choose MTB Tires

Mountain Bike Tires & Sizes: A Guide on How to Choose MTB Tires

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.

How to Care for your E-bike

How to Care for your E-bike

E-bikes can greatly boost your ride potential and allow you to take on all types of trails and rides you never would have been able to do on a traditional bike. However, with the added capability comes a more complex bike, higher costs, and the need to preform rigorous maintenance to keep it running at its best. In this article, we discuss what it takes to keep your E-bike ready to hit the trails or roads and why keeping up with this maintenance is important for the longevity and performance of your new two-wheeled machine.

Best Hardtail Mountain Bikes: Top Hardtail MTBs for 2022 (Reviews & Ratings)

Best Hardtail Mountain Bikes: Top Hardtail MTBs for 2022 (Reviews & Ratings)

There is something special about hardtails. Whether it is the simplicity or the way they feel on the trail, they are unlike any full suspension bike. Hardtails are loved by many at Jenson USA, which is why we are proud to bring you the best hardtails for 2022! Click in to checkout which hardtails made the cut and what makes each one great.

How to Clean a Bike Chain: Tools, Materials & Methods

How to Clean a Bike Chain: Tools, Materials & Methods

Having a clean chain will improve your performance and efficiency of your drivetrain and your ride will be smoother. This article aims to teach you why keeping a clean drivetrain is important, the tools you will need to do so, and the steps you should follow to get it done right.