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Fix and clean squealing mountain bike brakes

There is probably nothing worse than the fact that EVERYONE in a 40 mile radius knows when you are Mountain Biking because of squealing MTB Brakes.At one point every  serious mountain biker will experience this embarresment. In some cases squealing brakes can get so bad that you even decide not to go on a ride.   There are many reasons why brakes start squealing, but by far the main reason is "Contaminated brake Pads" and / or "Glazed Pads" Contaminated brake Pads usually get … [Read more...]

Owenhouse Bicycling and Fitness Bozeman

A day before I did one of my rides in Bozeman, I went through my camelbak to check all my spare parts. I have made it a habit to carry 2 of everything I might need to at least get me off the trail if anything happens to my bike. I noticed that I only had one spare derailleur hanger, so I wanted to get a second. It was for a Giant, so I needed a Giant dealer. With a bit of research I found that Owenhouse Bicycling & Fitness in Bozeman was my best bet. Straight from my ride the next day … [Read more...]