Tag Archives: MTB

How Winter Riding Can Improve MTB Skills, Part 2

I started this post in March 2015. I’m still having fun riding in winter and trying out MTB skills, so here’s some more you can try in the snow! In Manitoba there’s lots of it, so you just have to … Continue reading

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How Winter Riding can Improve MTB Skills, Part 1

This spring I was planning on learning and practicing a few new mountain bike (MTB) skills to get better and more confident on the trails. I was also wanting to teach my father-in-law a few small things I’ve picked up, … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Soul Winter Rebuild

I recently had the good luck of being able to attend three bike repair classes, put on by my local bike shop Bikes and Beyond. If I’m still lucky come January, I may be able to attend the remaining classes. … Continue reading

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Ready for winter again (a little late)

Well winter hit Winnipeg a few weeks ago in earnest. I managed to bomb around the neighborhood in the fresh powder but my bike really wasn’t ready for winter. NOW IT IS! I found that with tire pressures way way … Continue reading

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Headset Maintenance, Replacing a Threadless Stem

Due to it’s smaller frame size, my mountain bike is a super-fun machine, able to be manhandled on the trails with ease. Over the past two years of ownership, I’ve been thinking of lengthening some components to spread out my … Continue reading

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Jacked About Biking

It’s been a while since I posted, since I haven’t been too involved in cycling lately, but recently I bought my first pair of clipless MTB shoes and I’m COMPLETELY JACKED ABOUT BIKING again! I bought some barely-used Lake MX-101 … Continue reading

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Jingle All The Way

Hey, if you’re going to ride in winter, you may as well have a little fun! After all, why ride at all if not for the fun of it? I Ride for Fun I only ride for the fun of … Continue reading

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