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Paint my Bike: from broken to beautiful

Paint my Bike: from broken to beautiful

Ever thought about having a broken frame repaired and repainted? Our Ed did, here's a look at the process thanks to Paint My Bike 11 Jul 2018
FIRST LOOK: Oxive Carbon and Hope Pro4 Wheel build

FIRST LOOK: Oxive Carbon and Hope Pro4 Wheel build

Wider rims, new hub standards, riding style... there are so many reasons why you should go custom for your next wheel build. 19 Jun 2018
TESTED: Super B Torque Wrench

TESTED: Super B Torque Wrench

Are you doing your own bike maintenance? Then you need to invest in a torque wrench. Here's one we've been using. 6 Jun 2018
Say goodbye to flat tyres

Say goodbye to flat tyres

Flat tyres can plague mountain bikers, and make a ride terrible. Here are some options to help you ride flat free! 22 May 2018
WORKSHOP: How to fit Cush Core rim protection

WORKSHOP: How to fit Cush Core rim protection

Here we will talk you through a Cush Core installation. This is our preferred flat tyre/rim damage prevention system. 20 May 2018
Workshop: Minor suspension service

Workshop: Minor suspension service

Not maintaining your suspension can end up being a costly mistake. Though the outside your fork may look OK, the only way to ensure no damage is being done internally is to remove the lowers and inspect them. 31 Mar 2018
Give your repair skills a quick fix

Give your repair skills a quick fix

Given the fact you can easily spend thousands of dollars buying a sweet mountain bike – it seems to make sense to know how to look after it properly and avoid costly repairs. 28 Feb 2018
How to tune a kid's bike

How to tune a kid's bike

Christmas has been and gone, but that birthdays coming up fast so here are a few tweaks that will make any bike better for children. 3 Feb 2018
Tips and tricks for tubeless setup

Tips and tricks for tubeless setup

If you're having trouble with your tubeless setup, follow this step-by-step guide. 8 Jan 2018
Get the EVOL upgrade for your Fox shock

Get the EVOL upgrade for your Fox shock

Fox have upgraded their suspension for 2018 with more volume - called EVOL. And you can do the same at your next service. 13 Dec 2017
WORKSHOP: How to fix trashy gears

WORKSHOP: How to fix trashy gears

This issue we thought we’d talk you through a few issues that can cause bad shifting. Whether that’s slow, sluggish shifting - or not working at all. 6 Dec 2017
Summit Cycles top six most useful tools

Summit Cycles top six most useful tools

Joe Dodd and Chris Herron not only put together our Workshop section each issue, but they are also the people on the tools at Summit Cycles in Sydney. When asked what their five most useful tools were in the shop, they were quick to respond - and gave us six. 30 Nov 2017
Life on the road with BMC

Life on the road with BMC

What's it take to be a mechanic on the road. 20 Nov 2017
Finding the perfect tune - Fox tune

Finding the perfect tune - Fox tune

Fox Factory Tune is a new service that promises to update your existing suspension system to bring it bang up to date - without the huge cost of completely replacing your fork or shock. 12 Nov 2017
TOOLS AND TIPS: Your DIY masterclass

TOOLS AND TIPS: Your DIY masterclass

Your number one guide to setting up your home workshop! 4 Nov 2017
In the pits with Darren Burns and Norco Factory Racing

In the pits with Darren Burns and Norco Factory Racing

Jump under the Norco Factory Racing tent for tips on over-preparing your bike with Darren Burns. 9 Sep 2017
In the pits at Cairns with Shimano

In the pits at Cairns with Shimano

In the pits and toolbox with Shimano race support - and Jason Morgan's tips on brake bleeds. 8 Sep 2017
WORKSHOP: How to install a headset and fork

WORKSHOP: How to install a headset and fork

For this issue we thought we’d talk you through the simple task of fitting a new fork. But while we’re at it, we’ll also also give you a few steps to fitting a new headset.  8 Sep 2017
Keeping Loris Vergier on track in Smithfield

Keeping Loris Vergier on track in Smithfield

We jumped into the Santa Cruz Syndicate tent to speak to Loris Vergier's mechanic about his tools, tips and setup for the World Championships in Cairns 7 Sep 2017
Inside the BMC team tent at a World Cup

Inside the BMC team tent at a World Cup

We spoke to the BMC mechanics about their role on at a World Cup mountain bike race. 24 Aug 2017
Fitting a Fox Transfer dropper post

Fitting a Fox Transfer dropper post

Follow this step-by-step guide to get your Fox Transfer dropper post set up perfectly 11 Aug 2017