Category Archives: Technical Articles

The Dirt on Riding:  Bike Cleaning 101

By Mark Burke….Those that know me know that I’m a bit of a clean freak.  Jeff Coup kept reminding me yesterday that my bike was getting dirty.  Thinking about the finer details of bike washing may put me in the slightly crazy bucket, but I can live with that.  Thinking about the small details is part of the enjoyment of

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Specialized introduces new line of youth mountain bikes with plus-sized tires

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is introducing a new line of plus-sized youth mountain bikes, called Riprock, with four models with 24 x 2.8-inch or 20 x 2.8-inch Specialized Big Roller tires, aluminum frames and disc brakes.“The Riprock is designed for the sons and daughters of mountain bike parents whose primary goals are to get out, have fun, and

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First Thursday Bicycle Clinic – Williamsport

The Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave, Williamsport You will learn: diagnosing problems, regular maintenance, adjusting brakes, fixing a flat, adjusting gears, safety concerns, special problems. Price: $10 for adults, $5 for children (if under 16 and with an adult). Payable at class time. To register, contact Williamsport Bicycle Recycle the Tuesday before each scheduled class at: For more information, visit their Facebook page

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