Tips and tricks from your mountain bike workshop
IS YOUR BIKE READY FOR A SEASON FULL OF ACTION?
Not much longer until the new season starts and the first races begin. You're ready & can't wait much longer? We feel you! We're going to help you to whip your bike into shape! We show you what you should consider before starting the season and what should be checked on your bike before you hit the trails.
, founder of Maciag Offroad, is a passionate mountain biker. Together with our colleague Robert he talks about topics concerning everything around mountain bike technics.
We have everything covered from tubeless conversion up to the correct adjustment of your rear derailleur.
On this page you will find an overview of all topics with step-by-step-tutorials and products you could need. Whether getting your bike ready for the season or regular checks - here you'll find everything you need to know!
A basic requirement for a fast and safe ride on the trails is an individually adjusted suspension. We show you how to adjust the air suspension of your bike correctly.
In addition, Robert shows you how to add volume spacers to your air suspension fork. Click here for the step-by-step instruction:
> Tips on adjusting your suspension
Bleeding Shimano Brakes
You want to delay like the pros? You want a well-adjustable pressure point with high braking force? Then we're here to help you! This week, we will show you how to bleed your Shimano brakes properly and what to consider. Click here for the step-by-step instruction:
> Tips on bleeding your Shimano brakes
Adjusting shifting system
Nothing's more annoying than a poorly adjusted MTB shifting system. The chain jumps, there is noise permanently. Your drivetrain components are worn unnecessarily as well. We show you how to set up your 1x shifting system and what you should consider:
> Tips on adjusting your shifting system
Bleeding the RockShox Reverb
The RockShox Reverb is considered one of the most reliable seat posts on the market. Nevertheless, for many reasons air can enter the hydraulic system. We'll show you how to bleed your Reverb and what to pay attention to:
> Tips on bleeding the Reverb
Changing your tire to tubeless
Why should you set up your bike tubeless? The tubeless system has some obvious benefits: Improved safety, less air pressure is needed and on top of that, you can save some weight off your bike. With our step-by-step guide, going tubeless is a breeze.
> Tips on converting to tubeless
Brake pad Change
You can't avoid a regular brake pad change as a mountain biker. If you don't do this very often, your brake disc wears rapidly as a result. We'll show you how to change your brake pads and what's important when doing it:
> Tips on changing the brake pads
MTB Fork-Tuning with Volume Spacers
A correctly set up suspension fork is a requirement for riding trails fast and safe. Using "volume spacers" or "bottomless tokens", you can set up your MTB air suspension perfectly. Click here for the step-by-step instruction:
> Tips on fork tuning with volume spacers
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