How to be the most popular person on the group ride

June 10th, 2017 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in Skills, Spotlight, Training, Training Guide | 2 Comments »

Do these 9 things to become respected by everyone you ride with


Checking and replacing your chain

February 18th, 2017 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, Skills, Spotlight | 1 Comment »

Ditch the worn chain to improve performance and to keep the rest of the drivetrain in top shape


5 tips for your first heli-drop mountain bike ride

September 5th, 2016 by Brad Hunter | Posted in Feature, News, Skills, Spotlight, Technique | No Comments »

What you should know before you get into a whirlybird with your bike strapped to the side


Clean and lubed: Keeping your chain well cared for

January 13th, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, News, Skills, Training Guide | 1 Comment »

During my years as a mechanic, probably the most commonly asked question was “what lube is best?” Not all chain lubes are created equal.


Ride over roots with confidence with these tips for staying in control

December 1st, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in Feature, News, Skills, Training, Training Guide | No Comments »

Roots are notorious for grabbing wheels and throwing mountain bikers to the ground.


How to win your town-line sprint: Tactics for beating your buddies

August 25th, 2015 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Feature, News, Skills, Technique, Training | No Comments »

The town-line sprint features in most group rides. Here’s how to beat out your squadmates, and do it effectively — not to mention safely.


Michael Barry’s tips for a successful century ride

August 18th, 2015 by Matthew Pioro | Posted in News, Rides+Events, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

I figured the former pro rider and experienced group-ride leader (this past June, he led a tour over gravel roads in the Catalan countryside) would have some tips for a successful century ride.