What are V-Brakes on a Bike? (How do they Work?)

What are V-Brakes on a Bike? (How do they Work?)

I’m in the process of fixing an older Huffy Mountain Bike.  Someone had put it out at the curb for trash pickup.  Lots of stuff is wrong with it, so I’m going to fix it up and document the journey calling it the “Huffy Resurrection” The v brakes are in bad...
Mountain Bike Sunglasses: A Complete Guide to Selecting the Best

Mountain Bike Sunglasses: A Complete Guide to Selecting the Best

On the mountain bike, few people ever really discuss the importance of finding the perfect pair of glasses. That is because your ideal set of glasses are easily forgotten, they blend into your face and easily become a standard part of your riding routine. Your...
How To Identify Mongoose Bikes (With 3 Easy To Follow Tips)

How To Identify Mongoose Bikes (With 3 Easy To Follow Tips)

Identifying Mongoose bikes is a question many cycling enthusiasts often ask when planning to purchase such a bike. Mongoose bikes are top-rated due to their excellent performance, thanks to their manufacturer, BMX. What is even more popular are vintage Mongoose bikes,...
Specialized Versus Trek Mountain Bikes Battle It Out

Specialized Versus Trek Mountain Bikes Battle It Out

Comparing Specialized versus Trek mountain bikes is a tricky thing to do. Both mountain bike brands already have excellent reputations among cyclists. But which is really better among the two brands? There isn’t a clear winner between the Specialized and Trek. They...
What is a Lockout Fork on a Mountain Bike: Why it’s Nice!

What is a Lockout Fork on a Mountain Bike: Why it’s Nice!

When I heard that I could use a Lockout to stop my front suspension from compressing with ease, my first question was… Why do rigid bikes even exist then? This article is to help explain what the purpose of a lockout fork is and why you might want one. What is a...
The Best Mongoose Bikes You Need to Try Riding

The Best Mongoose Bikes You Need to Try Riding

What is the best Mongoose bike? If you are familiar with the brand Mongoose, you probably know how excellent the mountain bikes they manufacture are. With so many bike models the company has produced, you probably wonder what the best ones are (I know, I was wondering...