How to: Cleat Set Up Made Easy – Progressive | Trail Doctor

Today’s mountain bikers are split in their pedal choice, with many downhill racers joining the XC riders’ clipless pedal option and many trail riders opting for flats. Being clipped into your pedal might seem daft on technical trails, but clipless pedals and shoe cleats can boost your pedalling efficiency by upto 30% on climbs, which means possibly going 30% longer during a ride. Everyone likes to go 30% longer! So if you’re looking for the lowdown on how to set up cleats and shoes for the first time, or looking…

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2016 Odi Elite Grips Preview | 2015 Eurobike

Following on from the successful Aaron Gwin signature grip launched last year, Odi are back with a series of new grips utilising the popular single clamp design, which increases the overall amount of usable space. The new Elite Series of grips offers riders improved feel and performance through decreased bulk and with three models in the range, Odi have a grip to suit all tastes and needs. We met up with Colby Young to find out more…  

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Maxxis Cross Mark

Maxxis Cross Mark By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #12 | Nov 2012 Many riders love this tire, many hate it too. We spent last month testing the 26 X 2.10 Maxxis Cross Mark which offers a nearly continuous center ridge for low rolling resistance on hardpack dirt, with enough spacing to grab wet rocks or roots. Slightly raised side knobs add cornering grip. We must admit that it’s faster than any tire we’ve ever checked and really good for light off roading. Cross Mark delivers outstanding straight line…

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