Toolmaker Paul Morningstar Found Dead in Booby-Trapped California Home

‏Morningstar, whose tools like the Freehub Buddy–a tool for injecting grease in freehub bodies–and the Rim 'Rench–a tool for straightening bent rim beads, enjoy a cult-like following of professional and home mechanics alike.   Read More »

The Best Bike Tools You’ve Never Heard Of: A Profile of Brett Flemming and Efficient Velo Tools

Despite localized fame and industry notice, EVT flies under the radar with the bike buying public, somewhat by design. While Park Tool happily sells to consumers as well as shops, Flemming prefers to focus on the professional market.    Read More »

2013 Crankbrothers Mallet DH/Race

Weight: 479g per pair MSRP: $140 Today, Crankbrothers is introducing the new Mallet DH/Race pedal. We've ridden with it a few times and we've already taken it apart. But to truly understand where the Mallet DH/Race is going, one has to understand where it came from. First came the Eggbeater ...    Read More »

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My First war wound and My new Bike

My Boo Boo [URL="http://www.flickr.com/photos/95427936@N03/8702933874/"][IMG]http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8273/8702933874_fcff6a3562.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL="http://www.flickr.com/photos/95427936@N03/8701812525/"][IMG]http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8267/8701812525_55a71b6498.jpg[/IMG][/URL] Any My new ... Read More »

Cautionary Tale - Wound Care

So, 15 days ago, I get a little low pressure on my tubeless setup, burped the front and went down. Skinned up my elbow. Not even really anything dramatic. 1/2 dollar sized abrasion, not that deep. Rinsed it off with some camelback water and got on down the trail after putting the bike back in or ... Read More »

Flesh wound or problem?

Went over the handle bars on my '08 Fuel EX 8 going through a boulder field. Fortunately the bike took more damage than I did. There's a pretty good gouge in the frame on the weld joint between the top tube and head tube. I have attached a few photos (not great ones). Looks like it's mostly pain ... Read More »

Is it ok to cut a hydrocolloid pad to fit wound?

Got some major road rash on my face. The worst area is right under my nose where some skin got torn off. I picked up some hydrocolloid dressings from CVS. The instructions say "DO NOT CUT PAD". Is it ok to use a sterile razor to cut the pad in half to fit under my nose?Read More »

Cross Post - Rider Down Gruesome leg wound

We have a winner! For all of us whining about our summer injuries, lets just say it could be worse... [URL="http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=539136"]http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=539136[/URL] Enjoy! MarciaRead More »

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