How to Clean a Bike

Cleaning your bike isn’t a luxury, It’s a necessity. Firstly, it just works better, and secondly, you’ll be able to spot any possible problems with your bike before they get out of hand — you can even clean your bike and do a bike tune up all in the same day. With all its fine [...]

By | 2017-08-16T21:17:30+00:00 July 31st, 2017|BIke, Gear Maintenance, How To|0 Comments

How to Adjust Bike Brakes

  While bicycle brakes offer excellent stopping power, there are a few reasons why the brakes might not be working properly. Over time the cables may stretch, the brake pads can wear out, a pad might drag on the rim or the brakes just might not be tight enough. Because your safety depends on optimum braking, [...]

By | 2016-06-20T09:42:35+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Gear Maintenance, How To|0 Comments

How to Fix a Flat Bike Tire

While they can be frustrating, fixing a flat tire isn't terribly difficult. When riding, be sure to have a patch kit and bicycle tire release lever. These simple instructions can get you back on your bike quickly. Release the Brake - Before fixing the flat, you'll need release the brake so that the wheel can [...]

By | 2015-09-15T14:21:13+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Gear Maintenance, How To|0 Comments

How To Wax Cross Country Skis

Traditional striding cross country skis will need regular waxing on the center third of the base to enable them to perform properly on the snow. Wax will keep dirt out of the base, prevent the base from drying out and will keep your skis gliding fast. Some cross country skis, however, are waxless. These are [...]

By | 2012-01-13T10:26:25+00:00 January 13th, 2012|Gear Maintenance, How To|0 Comments

How To: Technical Fabric Care

So, you bit the bullet with some new technical clothing! The higher price tag on waterproof, breathable, moisture wicking and wind blocking clothing will be well worth the investment and deliver for years with proper care. Read on to learn more about how to care for your sweet new ski parka... Basic Care For Technical [...]

By | 2012-01-01T11:39:11+00:00 January 1st, 2012|Gear Maintenance, How To|0 Comments

How to Wax Downhill Skis

In this article we will discuss a simple, easy, and effective way to wax your downhill skis for optimal performance. Waxing your skis is probably the single most important thing you can do for your new purchase to ensure a longer life span that performs. Regular waxing is also essential for speed. Even if you don't [...]

By | 2011-12-23T16:13:33+00:00 December 23rd, 2011|Gear Maintenance, How To|0 Comments

Gore-Tex Care: Maintenance, Washing & Restoring Gore-Tex

Taking good care of your waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex jackets or pants is very important when you consider the cost of wearing Gore-Tex. Care of Gore-Tex You love your Gore-Tex®. Admit it. Whether it's your shoes, your jacket, or your gloves, you rely on Gore-Tex to keep you dry and comfortable for hours, days, months [...]

How To Mount Snowboard Bindings

Getting your snowboard setup dialed is akin to fine-tuning a car, but much easier. Still, you want things to be just right when you mount bindings on your board, from choosing binding angles to stance width and forward lean. Finding a comfortable stance width comes first – most riders use between 21”-23” stance widths.  To [...]

By | 2011-05-20T14:37:28+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Gear Maintenance, How To, How To Videos|3 Comments

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