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.


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 7: Lessons from a hard-earned 4th place

May 30th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

Saturday’s Bald Eagle stage concluded the 2015 Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic seven-day stage race. Despite being a relatively short stage, this one is never easy—especially for those racing for a position. For many racers, […]


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 6: Staying motivated

May 29th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

We’re almost done with a long, hard week at Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic—it’s been a great week, but my legs are definitely starting to feel the miles. Stage 6, Tussey Ridge, is the queen […]