Vital member David.Max poses an interesting question for those willing to think outside the box. more » http://feeds.vitalmtb.com/~r/VitalMtbSpotlights/~3/r0GUQX9lJBY/Do-tire-inserts-mean-its-time-to-rethink-tire-design,9949 by Nighthawk_85 Like Mountain bikes for sale, click here.
Eric Porter drops in at the Kenda test track in Ohio. Porter had a hand in developing some of the company’s newer tire models. For many cyclists, the bicycle tire doesn’t stand out as one of the more technologically advanced components. But after a look at some of the processes (and people) that go into
Introducing a compact and clever solution for filing tubeless tires without an air compressor. more » http://feeds.vitalmtb.com/~r/VitalMtbSpotlights/~3/9O2g8xcdvMU/MilKit-Booster-Makes-Tubeless-Tire-Installation-Easy-and-Affordable,1819 by Alastair Smith If you are interested inMountain bikes, check it out here for more details.
The tubeless valve core needs to removed and cleaned periodically. Otherwise tubeless sealant will clog it up. Tubeless is one of the greatest revolutions in mountain biking, but few bikes off the showroom floor are shipped with it. That’s why it’s important to know how to convert your tires correctly while avoiding the many possible
Pivot front man Chris Cocalis’ favorite bike is always the next one. Photo by Paul Andrews Chris Cocalis is happy to talk about lots of things: bike pricing, the future of plus bikes, long-travel 29ers, e-bikes and electronic components, tire technology, you name it. But there’s one thing he won’t talk about: His company’s plans
When Maxxis announced offerings of some of their current treads in 2.6″, I was like whaaa?! I was excited. Earlier this year, the 2.6″ Maxxis Forekaster won me over for its proficient, playful, and predictable mannerisms. In fact, the Forekaster is going right back on (as a rear) for the summer. Needless to say, I was more
Looking to up the smash-ability of bikes around the world, we took six of the most well known tire inserts and put them up against each other to find out which would take the top step. more » http://feeds.vitalmtb.com/~r/VitalMtbSpotlights/~3/uFg9DhnCq4E/Vital-MTB-Face-Off-The-Best-Tire-Insert-Systems,1841 by Florian Lungu If you are interested in Folding mountain bikes, click here.
Terrene is adding another tire to their lineup: the “McFly.” This new plus tire will fill the 2.8″ hole in their line in both the 27.5″ and 29″ diameters. It’s specifically designed to be a faster rolling, less-aggressive tire than the burlier “Chunk” model. “Combine great acceleration and breaking with stout predictable side knobs and
Look ma! No confusing icons to decipher. Terrene, a six-month-old, three-person startup out of Minneapolis, was on hand at Sea Otter showing off the McFly, a “rider-centric” all-around 2.8” mountain bike tire. Named after the Back to the Future character, McFly exemplifies Terrene’s philosophy of do-it-all simplification. The tire comes in two flavors: “Light” with
Should you go plus or opt for a 29er with high volume tires? New bikes like the Santa Cruz Hightower let you experiment with both options. Last year, the big trend in the mountain biking world was plus-sized tires. Just in case you’re getting back in the sport after a long hiatus, the basic idea