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Top Articles of 2009 – A look back

6
Jan

  2009 Products, 2010 Products, Bike Setup, Events, Guide, How-to, Products, Review, SickLines Content

2009 was an exciting year. We took a look at a lot of different products, traveled to events, covered breaking news, and debuted our first electronic magazine. Check inside to see some of our most popular articles from 2009.

Santa Cruz Tech Info Documents

23
Jan

  Bike Setup, How-to

If you haven’t checked lately, Santa Cruz has updated their Tech Info section for most of their bikes. They’ve included overhaul and seasonal maintenance documents with lots of detail. They include step by step instructions with great pictures and a … Continue reading

SPY Tear-Off’s How-To

17
Mar

  Clothing, How-to, Products

Descent-World is running a nice article on how to properly install SPY tear-off’s on your goggles. Many people struggle with this task even though it seems quite simple. Si shares some nice tips on installation issues and race preparation. [more] … Continue reading

Tools to Help You Get Stubborn Tires Off Stubborn Rims

13
Mar

  How-to, Products

Here’s a few tools that will help you get that pesky DH bead tire off that impossible rim. If you’re into watching funny things, take your DH wheel down to the bike shop and pay them $5 to take it … Continue reading

Different techniques on jumping

11
Mar

  How-to, Video Footage

Decline and Fluidride are putting together some tutorial video’s. The second video is on Jumping. See the video below to see different jumping techniques with Lars. [more] Previous Coverage How to flow drops with FluidRide

Nipple Holder

25
Jan

  How-to

This is for all you wheel builder’s, or wheel builders in training. If you’ve ever lost a nipple inside a rim, you know the frustration. Dirt Rag posted up a tip of how to avoid that. Its a pretty simple … Continue reading

How to: Fox Racing Shox Overhaul

17
Jan

  How-to

Fox Racing Shox has stepped up and now has picture tutorials on how to overhaul your beloved Fox Shock. Whether you’ve got a Fox40 RC2 or a Float R, they’ve got a guide of how to overhaul / disassemble it … Continue reading

How to: Overhaul Rear XTR Derailleur

11
Dec

  How-to

If you’re looking to overhual your old school reliable XTR rear derailluer look no further. Read more here [more]

How to: Overhaul a Hadley Rear Hub

7
Dec

  How-to

Hadley doesn’t have a website and I’ve been meaning to take mine apart to give it some TLC in the off season. I got a hold of some Enduro Ceramic Hybrid Bearings to put in my Hadley hub to thank … Continue reading

New how-to article: Hope M4 Lever Overhaul/Disassembly

30
Oct

  How-to

If you’ve got a set of Hope M4 levers and are looking to overhaul them we added a how-to article on it in the Tech | How to section here [more]

New how-to article: Rebuild SRAM X.9 shifter

2
Aug

  How-to

We added another how-to article to the Tech section this morning on rebuilding your X.9 trigger shifters. It has lots of pictures and detailed instructions. Enjoy [X.9 shifter rebuild]

New how-to article: Rebuild Time Atac Pedals

2
Aug

  How-to

Looking to give your Time Atac pedals new life? Check out our how-to article on how to rebuild Time Atac’s. [Time Atac rebuild]

New how-to article: Hayes HFX-9 rebuild

27
Jul

  How-to

We’ve added a new set of thorough rebuild instructions for the Hayes HFX-9 master cylinder. This article has detailed instructions on the complete tear down and reassembly of the master cyclinder, as well as some common points of failure. If … Continue reading