Weighing in a at only 35 grams, the Oneup Components chain guide is light weight insurance against chain derailment. It’s also inexpensive at $45. But do we actually need chain guides anymore? Contemporary mountain bike drivetrains work so well that many trail riders forgo a chain retention device, despite the lack of a front derailleur. […]
Portland, Oregon has a serious lack of off-road cycling opportunities close to town, so like many residents I’ve been spending a lot of time on a road bike during the week. Now that we’ve been back in the northwest for a while, I’ve been seriously contemplating building up a dedicated “Portland-bike” — a do-all, be-all […]
For over a season now, I’ve been trusting the E.thirteen Guidering and TRS+1 Chain guide for a carefree riding experience. But how much chain retention do we really need?
Disc brake rotors are one of those parts in the tool box you can never have to many of. Especially when if you like riding extremely technical trails littered with rocks, roots and stumps that all there trying to take a bite out of your derailleur or rotors. Sometimes it only takes one bad line […]