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.
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.
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.
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.