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BikeCo Frame Prep

BikeCo Frame Prep Build integrity for your new mountain bike starts before you hang any bits on the frame. In fact, for the ultimate performance and longevity BikeCo developed specific MTB Frame Prep procedures. Pivots, Bearings, Axles, , Hangers, Bottom Brackets and Headsets are addressed in BikeCo’s MTB Frame Prep services. BikeCo Frame Prep services ensure maximum service life, ultimate trail personality as well as quiet performance for your mountain bike. Like the BikeCo Pro Tune Suspension originally Frame Prep service was [...]


Hard to Find Mountain Bike Creaks Video

Hard to Find Mountain Bike Creaks Video. Learn how to identify culprits of hard to find MTB creaks together with BikeCo’s Joe Binatena.     BikeCo.com’s Joe Binatena illustrates hard to find as well as lesser known creaks in mountain bikes. Don’t let your bike’s creaks shorten its service life. Remember, noise is movement. If a bearing or axle is wandering it may wallow other components creating larger issues. Address the annoying noises to better enjoy your rides, increase your bikes performance in addition [...]


Fixing MTB Bearing Creaks Video

Fixing MTB Bearing Creaks Video. BikeCo’s Joe Binatena goes through more complex creaks in a full suspension mountain bike. Are you fighting a mystery creak, chirp, or other bizarre noise that can’t be tracked down? Watch BikeCo’s Joe Binatena explain the steps of correcting bearing interface issues. When a bearing isn’t retained properly the additional movement may wallow the frame creating more headaches for the rider. Remember, noise is movement. Movement can be wear. Take Joe’s advice and check the easy stuff first. [...]