First off, a disclaimer: I’m a mountain biker. Always have been, always will. And as the founder of a mountain bike adventure company, I’ve made it my career. So I’m more than a bit biased when thinking… road bike vs mountain bike, when planning my next ride. Secondly, I don’t have anything against road riding.
When deciding on the best type of bike, think about: What are your fitness goals? Where are you planning on riding? Who do you plan on riding with, and what kind of riding do they do? What have you had in the past that you liked or disliked? How important is ride quality and what
Blake and Martyn set out to find out whether a Fat Mountain Bike is capable of riding street. They test it on stairs, rocks and even a kids playground! VIDEO: https://youtu.be/cFLS344B3is
You can also ride a road bike on some sick singletrack, but it’s probably not gonna be as pleasant as riding a proper bike for that use. It’s similar the other way around, just less dangerous. The main concern about riding a mountain bike on a road is not even a concern at all, it’s
A Cape Town veterinarian is building some of the best bicycles you can buy in South Africa. Dave Mercer’s mountain bikes are custom built. His latest offering is a dual-suspension mountain bike to rival anything available from an international big bike brand. As the world readies for trade wars and tariff barriers, it’s good to
Tubeless tires have become pretty much standard on higher-end mountain bikes, but they can be difficult to mount, and sometimes still end up leaking air. With that in mind, British bike tire manufacturer Tannus is introducing a product that is claimed to give tried-and-trusted tubed tires some of the same qualities as their tubeless counterparts.