DIY Mountain Bike Tune Up (Complete Guide)

It’s spring! The sky is blue (for five minutes), the trails are dry (sort of) and it’s time to wake your mountain bike from its long winter’s nap. But, just like you can’t jump from a winter on the couch and ride 20 miles, neither can your mountain bike! So how do you...

How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Mountain Bike Rear Derailleur?

There are a lot of things you take for granted about how a mountain bike works, things you don’t even notice or appreciate until something goes wrong. Take the rear derailleur, for example. How many of us casual, recreational mountain bikers think about our rear...

Can I Put 27.5-inch Wheels on a 26-inch Wheel MTB?

Upgrading an existing mountain bike can be tricky, especially if you’re trying to figure out if you can put 27.5-inch wheels on a 26-inch wheel MTB. Are all forks and frames the exact clearance? Are they universal for this upgraded wheel diameter? Let’s find out. You...

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DIY Mountain Bike About Hi David here, creator of DIY Mountain Bike.  The goal of this website to help the beginning mountain biker advance quickly in skills.  Like so many passion activities the great folks who are writing about it don’t “start at the beginning”  I'm commited to the information to get you up to speed fast. Read more about me - HERE

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Do Mountain Bikes Have Kickstands?

Do Mountain Bikes Have Kickstands?

You just finished your ride and you reach for the kickstand to set it upright. Then, you notice there’s no kickstand! What gives? I know you want to know the answer to the question, “Do mountain bikes have kickstands?” So, let’s answer that immediately. The answer is,...

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Mountain Bike Pedals

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Mountain Bike Repair Stand

Bikehand YC-100BH Bike Stand

Mountain Bike Tire Gauge

Mountain Bike Tire Gauge