best bikes for short riders

Best Bikes for Short Riders

In the last 20 years, the bike industry has made great strides to accommodate riders of all sizes, especially shorter people. With the advent of sloping frames, the ability to straddle adult bikes with ease has been made available.  To this point, one of the main keys on bike sizing now is not the frame height, but the saddle to …

raleigh mountain bike reviews

Raleigh Mountain Bike Reviews

Raleigh has a deep and rich history in the cycling industry. Being one of the oldest bicycle companies in the world, Raleigh was started in England in the year 1885. It grew quickly and became the largest bicycle company in the world several times over the 20th century. Within mountain bikes, Raleigh was one of the first companies to mass …

Mountain Bike Crankset Reviews

One of the coolest upgrades you can do to your mountain bike is to change out the crankset.  There are dozens of reasons why, but a quality crankset makes a difference. In this article we will explore the various options and what they will mean to you. If you are looking for a simple answer of a great upgrade crankset …

best mtb disc brakes

Best MTB Disc Brakes

Quite a bit of research and development goes into making a great braking system for a bicycle. It might sound simple- brake levers, calipers and a disc and you have a brake set. Shimano, Hayes, Magura, SRAM, Tektro/TRP and many others make good brakes, but what makes for the best MTB disc brakes? In my expert opinion, Shimano makes the …