How to Remove (and Install) Mountain Bike Pedals (with video)

How to Remove (and Install) Mountain Bike Pedals (with video)

You’ve got a new mountain bike! You’ve spent hours (it seems) researching models, talking to bike shop staff and test riding different bikes. You can’t wait to get on it and go for a ride! Then you realize it doesn’t have the right kind of pedals. For a casual,...
Urban Mountain Biking [Getting Out in the City]

Urban Mountain Biking [Getting Out in the City]

One of my favorite things about living in Salt Lake City is how the mountains and city seem to intersect. I can leave my door and ride straight up into the mountains and overlook the city far below. The other day as I was riding through the city, dodging stop lights...
Are Ebikes Allowed on California Trails? [Laws, Maps and More]

Are Ebikes Allowed on California Trails? [Laws, Maps and More]

We had this amazing mountain biking vacation planned to California. And then I pulled my hamstring. Instead of scrapping the trip, I thought I had the perfect solution: rent an e-bike whose pedal-assist would help on climbs or when my injury was slowing me down. But...
Are E-Bikes Allowed on New Hampshire Trails? (Laws, Maps and more)

Are E-Bikes Allowed on New Hampshire Trails? (Laws, Maps and more)

Just about every time I take my E-Bike out on the trails, especially if I’m bringing it to a new state, I will get someone asking me about if it is legal or not to be riding it on normal bike trails. I always check if E-Bikes are legal before I take a trip anywhere,...
Are E Bikes Allowed on Idaho Trails? [Laws, Maps and More]

Are E Bikes Allowed on Idaho Trails? [Laws, Maps and More]

I was all suited up at the trailhead outside of Boise, Idaho, primed for a mountain bike ride on the e-bike I had rented when I was stopped in my tracks. Another trail user said that e-bikes are “illegal” on trails and pointed out the sign prohibiting motorized...