Learning About Mountain Bikes

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At this article you will read what mountain biking is as well as how to get the information on various kinds of mountain bikes. The most commonly used Mountain Bikes are: Downhill Bikes:Most prominently used for competition in which one goes down the hill. So with that speed, bikes need to be with tough frames […]


Bicycle Brakes

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Remember when you were a kid, and you first dared to ride your bike down that really steep hill in your neighbourhood? The ride down can be a rush. Stopping isn’t always so much fun. Bicycle control relies on two elements: steering and brakes. If either of these is missing, you are an out of […]


Safe Driving On Ski Trips Part 1 The Basics

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Whether you’re leaving the city heading to the Mammoth Mountain/Lake Tahoe High Sierra country for its beauty and relaxation, or planning that ski trip from Scottsdale to Snowbowl, here are some tips for a safe and pleasant journey. Be sure to see also Part 2: “Don’t get in Trouble, but if you do –.” Driving […]


When To Replace Brake Pads

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Worn brake pads can adversely impact your ability to bring your car to a halt. This can be especially dangerous in an emergency situation when adequately working brakes are a must to help you stop your car promptly. There are some telltale signs of pending brake problems; do you know what they are? Awareness of […]


Advantage Of Disc Brakes

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Whether you drive a Mercedes, a motorbike or a pickup truck, you probably have disc brakes on your vehicle. And even though you probably never think about their function, they are the single most important function on your vehicle. Though there are several types of motor brakes, the drum and the disk, the disk brakes […]


When Should You Replace Your Brake Pads

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It might be hard to realize when you should replace your break pads. But there are some signs that can indicate that you need to change them. It is not a good idea to ignore it; it can cause more trouble in the long run. Here are the most common signs of something wrong with […]


Braking Methods

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Modern brakes were invented in the late 19th century, around the same time as the tyre. Up until then, vehicles had wooden wheels that were stopped by large wooden blocks, lowered into position by the driver using a simple lever system. When tyres were invented, the wooden block system wasn’t good enough to stop them […]


You Can Examine Your Brakes

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Regular brake inspections are an essential part of good automotive maintenance that can save you money and keep your car from wrapping itself around the first tree out of your driveway. Make sure that your brakes and rotors are receiving the proper maintenance by following the steps outlined. Your safety as well as that of […]


Breaking The Habit

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We can greatly appreciate the enormous benefit of motorcycle brakes the moment we are faced with our most nerve-racking and supposed-to-be dreadful ride. This is the reason why we have to maintain it well. We must be certain that it will not keep us hanging whenever we need it. It can turn out to be […]


Check If Your Car S Brakes Do Not Work

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Brakes are among the essential components of your car. Even if your car brakes do not work, your car may still run. Yes, that may be true. However, how can you make your car stop or slow down when you want to if your car brakes do not work? A car which has brakes that […]


Brake Safety Some Warning Signs 1

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Your car’s brakes may need maintenance or repair. When was the last time you checked the brake fluid, or even bothered to think about it? For some reason when it comes to car safety, brakes top the list of systems that need monitoring, however, many people are oblivious to the signs that indicate a problem. […]


Automobile Brakes Slowing Your Way To Safety

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Just imagine speeding down the highway. Just imagine the sun on your face and the wind on your hair. Just imagine the feeling of being one with your car and the road as well. Feels great, doesn’t it? This time, imagine trying to slow down your descent however finding out that your Rover brakes do […]


Brakes First Before Driving

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2600 deaths each year. About 100,000 injuries that lead to being disabled each year. These are the numbers from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). And these are simply the statistics for effects of crashes and vehicular accidents on the roads and streets of the United States. And with summer vacation coming up, it […]


Learning About Your Land Rover Brakes

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Without brakes, a vehicle would surely be hurtling itself and its passengers to danger. And yes, crashes, collisions, and accidents would constantly be happening. What a brake does is it slows down or completely stops the movement or motion of a vehicle. It also keeps the vehicle from going any further if there are other […]


Mountain Bikes Buying Guide

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How to choose a mountain bike depends on what you are going to do with it, if all you want your new mountain bike for is going for a nice leisurely ride on the canal path or a ride in the woods with the dog, well you wont need a full suspension downhill machine with […]


Bike Survival Kit

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Ride Safe (The Tools Every Biker Should Have Along for the Ride) It’s actually quite easy to do routine maintenance on your own bike. And having the right tools for the job can mean the difference between enjoying an all-day ride and having to pack your bike up and head back home when something goes […]


Disk Brakes For Mountain Bikes

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A mountain bike is considered as being a bicycle that is designed specifically for mountain biking, either on dirt trails or on other unpaved environments. Mountain bikes are different from regular bikes in a number of ways. For one they have wide and knobby tires for extra traction and shock absorption. As well, most mountain […]