Isac Vasile Claudiu

I started mountain biking many years ago to improve my overall health state. After my first ride, I fell in love with the sport. Now I spend dozens of hours a week researching and training to compete in local XC and Enduro events.

Long ride

Are Mountain Bikes Good for Long Rides? Pros & Cons

You’re planning on getting yourself a mountain bike, but before that, you’re wondering if it suits your lifestyle. You happen to love long rides, so are mountain bikes suitable for riding long distances? Mountain bikes are good for long rides in off-road areas, you can reach great distances without worrying about durability and function. However, …

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Man cyclist in the city

Is a Mountain Bike Good for City Riding? You need to know this!

While mountain bikes are designed for rough terrains, they can be used in the city. Their durability and traction can handle urban challenges like potholes and wet streets. However, their heavier build and knobby tires make them less efficient on paved roads compared to city-specific bikes. For occasional city rides, they’re suitable, but for daily urban commuting, a city or hybrid bike might be a better choice.

MTB grips

Are MTB Grips Universal? (Everything You Need to Know!)

When it comes to mountain biking, there are small details that beginners tend to overlook. However, when you speak to the more advanced riders they will tell you how important mountain bike grips really are. MTB grips are largely universal in terms of inner diameter, designed to fit the standard handlebar end diameter of 22.2mm. …

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