Technical & Maintenance

Tips and advice on how to set up, repair and maintain your mountain bike.
Technical & Maintenance

Val Di Sole 2015 World Cup: Top Tyre Choice

Val di Sole tyre check... pretty interesting to see the differences in tyre choice from some of the top riders last weekend at World Cup...

Val Di Sole 2015 World Cup: Top Tyre Choice
Technical & Maintenance

Carbon MTB Wheels | Do you need them?

Aluminium or carbon? We discover the reality behind the hype

Carbon MTB Wheels | Do you need them?
Technical & Maintenance

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 6

The final round of the 2014 UCI World Cup through the eyes of Trek mechanic Ben Arnott...

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 6
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UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 5

The Mont Sainte Anne and Windham rounds of the UCI World Cup through the eyes of Trek mechanic Ben Arnott...

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 5
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World Cup Mechanics Reveal Their Favourite Tools

No, not that kind of tool you dirty minded bunch! We've asked a load of the top pro mechanics to pick their favourite tool, and...

World Cup Mechanics Reveal Their Favourite Tools
Technical & Maintenance

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 4

Trek's Ben Arnott brings us another insightful and entertaining roundup of events from the pits at Leogang.

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 4
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UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 3

Trek World Racing mechanic Ben Arnott gives us another dose of World Cup action from the pits...

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - A Mechanic's Point of View Part 3
Technical & Maintenance

Adjusting a Headset

Adjusting a headset may seem simple, but there's more than meets the eye as Ed explains in this video...

Adjusting a Headset
Technical & Maintenance

Interview: Stevie Smith's Mechanic Answers Some Tough Stevie Questions

Nigel Reeve, Stevie Smith's mechanic, gives us the inside scoop on Stevie's ankle injury and his return to World Cup racing...

Interview: Stevie Smith's Mechanic Answers Some Tough Stevie Questions
Technical & Maintenance

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - a Mechanic's Point of View Part 2

Ben Arnott is one of the mechanics on the Trek World Racing team, and this year he will giving us an insiders view of the...

UCI World Cup Season 2014 - a Mechanic's Point of View Part 2
Technical & Maintenance

Making fire from water - the future of brazing?

Normally you put fire out with water, but could this sci-fi sounding technology be the future of brazing for frame builders?

Making fire from water - the future of brazing?
Technical & Maintenance

Nicolas Vouilloz | The Relentless Pursuit of Balance – Engineering and Development

Nothing like a bit of a geek out on bike tech, this time courtesy of SRAM and Nico Vouilloz

Nicolas Vouilloz | The Relentless Pursuit of Balance – Engineering and Development
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A Masterclass in Brazing | A Day At the Bicycle Academy

A while back I got into a bit of a disagreement with Andrew Denham - who runs the Bicycle Academy, a place where you can...

A Masterclass in Brazing | A Day At the Bicycle Academy
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Burf and Tam Racing (BTR Fabrications) | Made In Worthing

Burf and Tam Racing (BTR) are just two uni friends with a mutual love of making things, bikes and being creative...

Burf and Tam Racing (BTR Fabrications) | Made In Worthing
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Cockpit Set-Up

Here’s a really good insight into the intricacies of cockpit set-up...

Cockpit Set-Up
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Made in... Worthing: BTR Fabrications

In our third installment of 'Made in...' we catch up with BTR Fabrications and take a look around their workshop.

Made in... Worthing: BTR Fabrications
Technical & Maintenance

Made in... Southampton: Demon Frameworks - Interview

We headed down to Southampton to meet up with Tom Warmerdam from Demon Frameworks.

Made in... Southampton: Demon Frameworks - Interview
Technical & Maintenance

Made in... London: Ted James Design - Interview

We took a trip down to see the frame builder Ted James.

Made in... London: Ted James Design - Interview
Technical & Maintenance

The Detail's In The Dirt: Brakes

Here’s a nice little insight into the how and why of brakes set up from the people who really need those brakes to work...

The Detail's In The Dirt: Brakes
Technical & Maintenance

The Detail's In The Dirt: Transmission

The Detail's in the Dirt is a new series from RedBullBike, they will be talking tech with mechanics, riders and product developers...

The Detail's In The Dirt: Transmission