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CushCore vs Huck Norris Comparison

Cush Core Huck Norris Comparison

CushCore vs Huck Norris Comparison

12/5/19 Update – Check out a new blog comparing the CushCore PRO vs. XC rim protection.


CushCore vs Huck Norris Comparison – differences in the leading rim insert protection.

Tire inserts have grown in popularity over the past few seasons as riders find themselves in larger terrain at higher speeds. Inserts like the CushCore and Huck Norris are the most popular options providing riders protection as well as different benefits depending on needs. Continue reading CushCore vs Huck Norris Comparison

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MTB Riding Tips – Good Practices and Techniques for MTB Riders

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MTB Riding Tips – Good Practices and Techniques for MTB Riders

Here at BikeCo.com we work with a wide variety of riders. From pro racers, seasoned experts all the way to first bike purchasers. We thought it would be useful for riders to have a singular place to reference for tips to take their trail experience to the next level.

We plan aupdates to this blog so check back frequently! Continue reading MTB Riding Tips – Good Practices and Techniques for MTB Riders

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Alchemy Arktos testing with Anneke Beerten & Joe Binatena

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Alchemy Arktos Testing with Anneke Beerten

2/14/18: Alchemy Enduro World Series rider Anneke Beerten works with BikeCo.com’s owner Joe Binatena dialing in her Arktos for the upcoming race season.

Who: Anneke Beerten & Joe Binatena What: Alchemy Arktos testing When: 2/14/18 Where: Crestline Why: Because Continue reading Alchemy Arktos testing with Anneke Beerten & Joe Binatena

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MTB Tire Selection Fundamentals, Tread, Sidewall, Compound, Profile Shape

MTB Tire Selection Center Transition Cornering Lugs

MTB Tire Selection Fundamentals, Tread, Sidewall, Compound, Profile Shape

Choosing the best MTB tire requires understanding basic fundamentals of Tread Pattern, Sidewall, Compound and Profile Shape as they apply to your terrain and riding style.

A couple quick considerations for this writeup:

GROUND CONDITIONS will affect tire personality, ie ultra-hard pack versus tacky hero dirt versus mud will have different “fastest” patterns based on being able to generate traction.

For this breakdown let’s use basic loose over hard pack conditions as a reference point.

WEIGHT matters – more to some, less to others but it matters. Continue reading MTB Tire Selection Fundamentals, Tread, Sidewall, Compound, Profile Shape