Tagged: MTB

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SolarStorm X2 — Reviewed and tested

SolarStorm X2 offers lots of lumens, decent battery life and solid build quality for very little money. It all sounds just too good to be true, there must be some drawbacks, right? Read more to find out.

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Cycling related things to do when you are Sick

Everyone gets sick sometimes and unfortunately, it stops you from doing any physical activities altogether. Luckily, there are plenty of cycling related things you can do indoors while waiting for your recovery. Here are some of my favorites.

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Do It Yourself — Mountain Bike Mudguards

While mountain bike mudguards are not going to up the cool factor of your bike, they can definitely be helpful at keeping you and your bike cleaner and drier. I have already made a guide on how to make a simple front fender, but this time we’ll be making a rear mounted one. Read more for blueprints and instructions.

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How to keep yourself motivated

Staying motivated is essential to success, yet it’s so easy to feel unmotivated. Maybe the weather is bad, it’s off-season, or maybe you are just not feeling like it. It happens to everyone, so here are my top tips that (hopefully) help you with keeping yourself motivated.

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Making my Mountain Bike lighter — Part 5

In part 5 we focused on improving the comfort of the bike. Furthermore, having switched back to bottles meant figuring out the lightest possible way to carry the essential tools and spares. We are not there just yet, but we are getting closer.

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Hylix Stems — Tested and Reviewed

Hylix is a Chinese brand that produces affordable mountain bike and bicycle parts and accessories. The tested stems were certainly affordable with the prices starting from 15€. What makes them stand out from other similarly priced stems is their weight or lack of it. Light weight and even lighter price tag, sounds like a recipe for a disaster.

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Do It Yourself — Ass Saver rear fender

An Ass Saver rear mudguard is essentially a piece of plastic that fits right underneath your saddle. Despite the minimalistic design, it does keep your ass dry, or at least drier. Thanks to its simple design it is also easy to make one at home. Blueprints available!

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Polar M400 sports watch — Review

Polar M400 is Polar’s mid-priced sports watch with GPS tracking built into it. Its main features include 24/7 activity tracking, Polar’s Smart Coaching, Bluetooth connectivity, customizable sports profiles and smart notifications. All this built into a relatively stylish, lightweight and waterproof casing makes it great for everyday usage. It comes in Black, white, red and blue.

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How I got in shape by Mountain Biking

Over the last six months, I have been able to lose over 10 kg / 22 pounds and significantly improve my stamina and endurance. It wasn’t easy and it definitely required hard work, but after going through with it I can say it was well worth it.

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Do It Yourself — Simple Camera Stand for Smartphones

Nowadays, most people have a smartphone with a decent camera on it. For someone on a budget, it’s an affordable way to get some third person shots of themselves riding. However, it might be tricky to set up the camera and get the angle right, but luckily making this camera stand for your smartphone is easy and costs you less than 5€. Blueprints available!