Ed: We got this circulated by Pinkbike. This article crystallized what Bikezilla has been telling everyone – High Pivot design is too much bike even when it comes to downhill bikes. In our opinion (Bikezilla’s only), the cons of running high pivot outweighs its pros. Somewhere along the pivot height chart may lie a sweet spot where that extra idler should be. Enter the Mid Pivot design! Read on for Pinkbike’s take on this topic.
On 15 September 2021, an electric bicycle tax credit and a bike commuter benefit might get into full swing in Washington, D.C. This action would further empower governing leaders to prioritize bikes as part of the solution for the climate crisis, mobility equity, public health and economic growth. The benefits of such legislations are obvious. To apply them locally, we would need to make some adaptations. And the questions, at the moment, to answer would be …
The Singapore Cycling Federation and PUB jointly created a trail etiquette video on the SCF YouTube Channel to highlight some of the recommended etiquette when riding the mountain bike trails in Singapore. This video came at a good time with the recent changes to certain trail sections marked as “Prohibited” to “Trail Usage Advisory”.
Quiz Time! Our editor strongly believes that Type A personality folks are more likely to hang around longer (maybe even a lifetime) with an extreme or adventure sport of their choice. In this case, mountain biking for our quiz. There are 25 questions with “Yes” and “No” answers below. Make a note of how many “Yes” you answered and read the conclusion.
While street riders are perfectly adept at living off street features, there would always be this longing for a “true home base”. A place for events, gatherings and regular practice sessions. Not all BMX riders are park riders, but it is always good practice to spend some time at the BMX park. Added that there are rails and boxes that allows for more dedicated training as compared to random street features, a BMX Park would greatly help to get new riders up to speed and experienced riders rise to their next levels. Sadly, this “home base” event ground was not in its best condition. “Let’s rebuild this BMX Park.”
With more than 10 First Ride or Review articles floating around the internet at press time, there is no additional value-add if we publish a copy-and-paste article about this very hyped up new rig from Specialized. Instead, our ed thought it would be good to tell you why you should be putting your money on this one. (This is not a sales pitch, it’s what he feels as a mountain biker.)
ED NOTE: THE IDEAS OF RIDING ON ROAD LESS TRAVELED A TALE OF RIDING OCBC CYCLE 2019 WITH A STREET BIKE AND SOME HOPEFUL IDEAS OCBC Cycle always give the feeling of a festival. Especially for cyclists – what ever their cycling disciplines are. And this year is no exception. With the event pushing activities …