Bike repair

Demystifying rear derailleur repair   The rear derailleur is the heart of most mountain bike drivetrains. As the 1x drivetrain (one chainring in the front with a big cluster of gears in the back) becomes standard issue on cross-country, trail and enduro bikes, there's just one shifter,...

How to improve your cycling this spring   Finally winter is over! Time to come out of hibernation and step out in the sunshine to ride your bike! Maybe your first ride feels a little slower than you’d like, but don’t worry. Here’s your guide to getting...

How to get your bike ready for springtime   Unless you're a hardcore winter cyclist, your bike has probably sat in the garage all winter. But now it's springtime, and it's time to get out and ride! Get your bike ready to for spring with a few...

It's been a long, long winter, but springtime is finally here! You're probably itching to get out on the bike and spin your legs. But if your bike's been gathering dust in the garage for months, it might need some TLC before you roll out...

You're on a long ride, cranking up a hill. Heart pumping, legs strong, totally in the zone. Except for those creaks and squeaks coming from your bike. Those bike noises are more than annoying - they're your bike crying for help! There's good news: you and...

This article is intended to help you become a better caretaker of your bike. ;)   1) Use lots and lots of chain lube. Be sure to never wipe the old stuff off, just slather lubricant liberally like you'd drown a stack of IHOP in blueberry syrup. Repeat...

Montana Miller sets out on the toughest Mountain Bike race! If you have been a bike customer of Wilderness Voyageurs in the last five years, you may have been fortunate enough to have made the acquaintance of Montana Miller.  During his 5 years with us in Ohiopyle he...

Some people, like Amanda here, set their bikes up for winter by covering them with junk in the corner of the garage. But she also bundles up with a puffy sweater and ski hat before she steps inside to use the computer. So the following winter...