BikeCo Tips & Tricks: Service Chris King Headset Bearings
Enjoy a quick video and write-up that illustrates how to easily service Chris King headset bearings. One of the great draws to these products is with very basic maintenance you can expect them to easily last the lifespan of your bike.
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BikeCo Tips & Tricks: Basic MTB Suspension Setup
2020 brought a lot of new faces to MTB. We’re stoked to see more people benefit from the sport we all love. That said, a lot of shops simply can’t support rider development like we can. So, here’s a video & blog going through Basic MTB Suspension Setup.
We’ll look at sag, rebound, volume spacing, compression as well as high and low speed damping.
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Custom Yeti SB150 Verde & Orange
At BikeCo we build dream bikes on a regular basis. Sometimes a dream bike is a factory build with a couple upgrades like Magura brakes, maybe some color flare. Other times, well, we build over the top dream bikes like this Custom Yeti SB150 Verde & Orange banger.
The attention to detail on this bike is second to none. Our team worked with the client to ensure the best green and orange components highlighted this build.
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Lunch Ride Cocktail: Root Beer & Bourbon. Custom Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride
Enjoy some photos of this custom Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride build. This bike features an awesome combination of limited edition color offerings so the client will remember 2020 forever! (hahaha…)
The Yeti SB130 is available in a standard or Lunch Ride configuration. The Lunch Ride SB130 features a longer travel rear shock as well as a 160mm fork instead of the 150mm stock offering. Continue reading Lunch Ride Cocktail: Root Beer & Bourbon
BikeCo Tips & Tricks: Shifter Barrel Adjustment
In this How-To we have a video and write-up showing some basics of shifting trouble shooting as well as how to use your barrel adjusters.
Barrel adjusters are used for minute shifting corrections and are useful on new builds due to cable stretch (or housing shrink depending on how you look at it!).
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BikeCo Tips & Tricks: Dismount Tire, Repair Tape & Remount Tire
Here’s a How-To showing how to remove an MTB tire, repair tubeless tape and remount the tire.
Video & blog below! (PS, excuse some of the wind / street / cat in the audio – we’ve wanted to make sure client’s have access to these especially during our busy season so I’ve been shooting at home – one of my cat’s was quite tired of watching a days worth of video shoots without getting attention in this one!)
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BikeCo Tips & Tricks: Aligning MTB Brake Calipers
In this Tips & Tricks post we look at how to quickly and easily align MTB brake calipers that are dragging.
Video & Write-Up below!
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BikeCo Tips & Tricks: Adjusting Chris King Hubs
It’s typical to need to adjust Chris King hubs when the bearing breaks in. This video and write-up will show you how easy adjusting King Hubs is.
(excuse the breeze noise in spots on the video – the Covid home studio can be noisy…)
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Ibis Mojo 4 – Improved Geo Rides Better Than Ever
With the Ibis Mojo 4 27.5″ wheel riders have a new trail bike option on the short list for review. Why are experienced riders so excited with the new Mojo 4 and the Yeti SB140? With modern geometry updates designers have been able to shift to smaller travel options without sacrificing as much trail performance. Read: more poppy, more playful, and quicker handling without being sketchy. These bikes have longer reach numbers, but move the rider rearward in regards to center of gravity. They have increased wheel bases but are surprisingly nimble. Let’s look at some geo to explore how.
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New to MTB: Learning to ride Rock Gardens
Continuing our New to MTB series let’s look at learning to ride rock gardens. Rock gardens are typically defined as a series of rock features spaced such that you will be forced to engage them in some way. The techniques that will help you confidently ride in rock gardens will help other places. Learning to keep your eyes ahead is important in any terrain. Becoming comfortable with a bit of momentum will help with rock gardens, single rocks, holes, stumps, etc. Let’s look at the concepts as well as a touch of the science.
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