Tech Tip Tuesday: Waxing New Gear

Both new skis and snowbards come with a factory wax, however it's a very thin layer of wax. Some people believe that you should get a hot wax before you go ride for the first time, while others believe that you can ride for a day or two before you need to wax your skis or board. l've often heard techs argue over what is really the best.

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Are Your Edges Sharp?

Tech Tip Tuesday: Are Your Edges Sharp?

With ski and snowboard season around the corner, its time to start checking if your gear is ready for the snow. For this tech tip I will show you how to check if your edges are sharp.

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Tech Tip Tuesday - Show Your Skateboard Some Love

Tech Tip Tuesday - Show Your Skateboard Some Love

Sometimes you just enjoy skating so much that you forget that your skateboard needs love too. The bearings are like the heart of your skateboard, they keep everything rolling and if you don't keep them lubricated, that can slow you down.

 

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Tech Tip Tuesday - Preventing Flat Tires

Tech Tip Tuesday - Preventing Flat Tires

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

 

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Tech Tip Tuesday - How to Replace Skateboard Bearings

Tech Tip Tuesday - How to Replace Skateboard Bearings

Our Tech Guru, ambassador Kira Martinez is back with another Tech Tip Tuesday.  This one is for all of you skateboarders out there who want to do more of the maintenance on your own gear.  Learn how to remove your skateboard wheel bearings for maintenance or replacement. 

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Tech Tip Tuesday - Grip Tips

Whether you've got a new skateboard, or it's just time for some new traction, it's a good idea to know how do apply grip tape to your skateboard.  Our tech expert, ambassador Kira Martinez takes us through the process step by step. 

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Simple Steps to Save Your Pedals

Tech Tip Tuesday: Simple Steps to Save Your Pedals

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. 

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Removing Rust From Snowboard & Skis

Tech Tip Tuesday: Removing Rust From Snowboard & Skis

Usually at the end of the season the snow is slushy and water sits on the edges of your ski or snowboard more than usual, especially if you transport your gear on a ski rack. It's a good idea to clean the rust off your edges at the end of the season before you store it away for the summer.

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Love Your Bike

Tech Tip Tuesday: Love Your Bike

No one likes to be sidelined by broken gear.   Introducing Tech Tip Tuesday, where our resident gear tech, Kira Martinez gives you the tips you need to keep your gear in top condition. 

rusted bike chain

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