Something in the stars managed to bring both psychology and mountain biking to my life when I was really at a crisis point. At the time I didn’t put the two together. I was studying my doctorate and needed something selfish in my life. 5 years on and I apply biking to psychology as much as I apply psychology to biking. I’m aiming to write a series of blogs around this theme. I’d be interested in your thoughts!
Slime is a green tube sealant sealant that can be put in the tube of your bike to prevent flats, however it can be very messy and may not be worth the hassle and only works if the puncture is really small. If you're a family with lots of bikes and only cruse on concrete or light gravel trails and tired of getting flats than maybe you should give slime a try. If you downhill or road bike, slime is typically not recommended.
This Tech Tip Tuesday, our resident gear tech & ambassador Kira Martinez wants to give you the basics on pedals. Whether you're putting the first set of pedals on your new bike or upgrading to a new set, installing bike pedals is one of those things that can cause you all kinds of trouble if you make a simple mistake.
While Summer is a thing of the past, it could be a challenge to keep yourself busy during the Fall weather months, if you are waiting for that white stuff. If you are a action-sports athlete during the summer, like surfing or wakeboarding, there are plenty of activities for you to pick up as the weather turns.