EPIC Mountain Bike

We have been hearing about this shop for many years and have been in touch with the people managing it. Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine finally got a chance to visit Epic Bike Shop personally earlier this month and met with the crew who manages the best bicycle shop of Nepal. The personal experience was actually “epic” at this neat bike shop owned by riders for riders. From high quality bikes to riding gear… they got it all. During this visit we interacted with Rupesh Man Shrestha; Founder / CEO of Epic Mountain…

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Transcend MP350 – music player

Transcend is well known name in the world of electronic gadgets who launched MP350 digital music player a while ago and we got chance to check it out and see if this music player is the one for riders. This portable MP3 player is a stylish yet rugged gadget that boasts an impressive number of features including compact size and light weight, extra strong sport clip, shock and water resistance, long battery life, and a convenient built-in fitness tracker, making it the perfect workout companion. Shock resistant, water resistant combined…

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How to: Cup and Cone Hub Basics

Cup and Cone Hub Basics By: Vaibhav Nijhowne Also featured in Issue #7 | Jan 2012 What is one of the most important parts of a bicycle, in terms of movement? I’d say the wheels. What do the wheels revolve around? The hubs. So to reduce friction and ensure smooth and efficient functioning of our bikes, we need to frequently service and adjust our hubs. Many higher end bikes come with sealed bearing hubs which cannot be adjusted, but there are still a lot of regular cup and cone hubs in the…

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How to: Basic Bike Maintenance

Basic Bike Maintenance By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011 Bike repair and maintenance is a very important and an ongoing process that involves action before, during and after your ride. This helps to keep your mountain bike in optimal condition. Here are some tips to help you keep your mountain bike in peak condition. BEFORE RIDE Pre-ride inspection and maintenance check is a very good practice. Just like a fighter pilot who inspects his fighter plane before flying. It’s a very simple process and ensures…

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