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Massive fleet of EbikesThe Covid 19 Pandemic saw the Barbados Government impose restrictions that impacted businesses and it's citizens both socially and economically. Even with curfews being significantly relaxed now, business owners struggle to generate revenue in these troubling times and locals have a lack of things to do as social distancing remains a health practice. A spark of...
In April of this year, while on MTB 246's annual bike adventure, we travelled to Pisgah North Carolina. While there, I got to test ride 3 of 2019's most popular Trail Bikes; the Yeti SB130, the Ibis Ripmo and the Evil Offering. Each has unique characteristics that shone on the trails and below I give my impressions. Disclaimer: I don't...
The conversation around ebikes has stirred up many emotions over the period of it's introduction to mountain biking and the advancements made since then. Many critics describe ebikes as a harbinger to the destruction of local trails. Others class it as the lazy man's choice of transport. I decided that if I am to form an opinion, it should be based...
I love cycling and I still have days when it's a struggle to hoist myself out of my chair and saddle up for a ride. Motivation is the same for all of us: It waxes and wanes like the moon. You just need a few little tricks to keep yours shining bright when it would otherwise dim. Here are...
Everything you need to know to stay hydrated—before, during and after a ride Sipping fluids before and after a hot-weather workout is just as important as drinking during a ride. Here we turn to the experts for the when, how and what of staying quenched. Time it right Hydrating before pedaling helps you avoid drying out on the road. For best absorption, sip 12...