Do you like saving money? Do you like riding the best quality tires at the cheapest prices around? If you like either of these things, you are in luck!
Starting May 1st and for the entire month of May, we are BLOWING out our prices on a wide variety of our Maxxis tires. Biking season is starting to ramp up and there is no better time to load up on fresh treads for the upcoming season. Our discounts will be offered on the majority of our 26" and 27.5" tires, with even greater discounts if you purchase in bulk. Everyone eventually needs new tires, so don't miss your chance to stock yourself up and never have to worry about being stuck with bald grip. Spend less and ride the best at TBS Bike Parts!
With so many different component options on the market in today's mountain biking world, it can be very difficult to decide which brand, and more specifically, which product line to ride. SRAM and Shimano have long dominated the biking industry with top-of-the-line components, ranging in price and specs. Each company produces multiple lines of groupsets that are geared towards different types of riding disciplines as well as price range. Let's take a look at what each of these companies has to offer.
Are you looking to upgrade your drivetrain but unsure of what specs you need to suit your style of riding? Mountain bike specs are often only millimeters different in size, yet those tiny differences in specs can make a huge impact on your riding. Cranksets are a perfect example of this. The standard size of cranksets usually ranges between 165mm, 170mm and 175mm. Minimal difference, right?
With two huge brake brands on the market that each produce the highest quality of brakes available, it can be very tricky deciding which brand you want to go with. Shimano and SRAM have long dominated the braking industry, and for a good reason. Each of these brands deliver the widest selection of mountain bike brakes and all of their products are designed with consistency, power and durability. So that brings up one of the biggest questions in the mountain biking industry- Which brand should I choose?
Like all components available in the world of mountain biking, there are different sizes and styles for everything. Sometimes it can be hard to know exactly what parts you need for the style of riding that you enjoy. A very common dilemma when designing your dream bike, is what width of handlebar you should be riding.
Are you still rocking an "old school" 10 speed setup on your ride? At TBS Bike Parts we understand that upgrading to an 11 or 12 speed setup can be very costly which is why we still stock multiple 10 speed items, so you can have the opportunity to upgrade your bike with new parts, without having to completely change your entire drivetrain.
Picking out the right set of tires is imperative if you want to ensure that you have the proper grip you need to accommodate your riding style. With two huge players in the industry, Maxxis and Schwalbe, and so many options offered by both companies, it can be hard making the right decision. Here is some important information about both companies that should help you make a better informed decision for your tire purchase!
Spring is inching around the corner which means that it's time to start thinking about getting your ride ready for the 2018 season! With so many technologies in the biking world, it is important to understand how different features work so you can compliment your riding style most effectively.
Can't decide which fork to buy? Unclear about the different features and how they work? We have taken a look at Rock Shox's Solo Air and Dual Position Air Technology, and have come up with an overview comparing the two. Shop now at TBS Bike Parts to view our variety of mountain bike forks. Remember, free shipping on all orders over $149 in North America!