Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! ...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! ...

 

 

You've finally planned your dream trip! Travelling thousands of kilometres on your first pilgrimage to the bike capital of the world, Whistler! You know the trails and scenery are amazing, but how do you guarantee you will have a fun and a trouble free week? Top of the World! There are so many important things to prepare and pack that will allow you to enjoy the entire we...

 

 

Father's Day is approaching fast, so if Dad likes to spend his weekends out riding his mountain bike, now's the time to find something in store that he'll defintiely love! We asked the blokes on the Mountain Bikes Direct team what they'd be hoping for when unwrapping their father's day gift for 2017, and here are their top picks - ...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! ...

 

 

Last week, two of our team got to throw on their fancy-pants and head into a gala dinner hosted by the Telstra Business Awards to see how we fared in the annual awards. We're stoked to announce that we WON our category! Now in their 25th year, the Telstra Business Awards are among the most respected in Australia. That also means they're pretty competitive, so it's massively...

 

 

There are so many things to love about MTB riding, but the fact you can ride year round (well, here in Australia!) is definitely up there. And technically, with a bit of planning, you can pretty much ride any time of the day or night! Trail rides at night are an awesome way to fit in a ride when your daylight hours are limited or full of other commitments, or when the winter months bring around those shorter days. They can also be a great option during hotter months in warm climates...

 

 

KS (or Kind Shock) make a massive range of dropper seat posts. Figuring out what is the right post can be a real challenge so, we thought we'd make life a bit easier and compare all the different adjustable height seat posts they make. KS is one of the largest dropper seat post manufacturers in the world and is renown for their quality and reliability. ...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! ...

 

 

We may only be halfway through the year, but already here at Mountain Bikes Direct we've had a few wins and we're all feeling a bit chuffed! First we found out we're finalists in the StarTrack ORIAS , a national award which recognises top on...

 

 

Deciding when to replace your MTB tyres can be a difficult decision! Like most of us, you're probably wondering how much more life you can squeeze out of your current tyres before you have to pull the trigger and drop some cash for a fresh set of shoes. There are a few things that can help make that decision easier: The condition of tread and side walls. The terrain you ride. Trips, vacations and races. ...

 

 

We're super happy to be stocking the full range of FirstBIKE products online, so now Aussies can get their kids onto the safest and coolest balance bikes on the planet! If you're not familiar with the FirstBIKE brand, this buying guide will make it easy to choose the best kick bike for your child. MODELS: FirstBIKE balance bikes come in 5 different...

 

 

2018 Fox Suspension upgrades. The highly anticipated 2018 Fox lineup is about to hit our shelves and we're here to inform of all the great upgrades and improvements over their 2017 line. The new AX fork Right of the bat, Fox has dropped a new ...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! ...

 

 

How do you pick the perfect tyre pressure? Does it depend on the terrain you ride? The bike you ride? Or do you run high pressure to avoid expensive tyre and rim damage? Sadly, running higher than the ideal pressure to avoid damage is a common reality for riders who love gravity disciplines and/or ride rocky terrain. For years the common solution has been to run higher pressures often in conjunction with heavier DH oriented tyres. This prevents potentia...

 

 

It wasn't long ago that we were all riding fully rigid posts and had to stop at the top of each descent to lower our saddles out of the way. The introduction of dropper posts has been, in my opinion, one of the best mountain bike inventions to date. A dropper post will transform your ride and allow you to gain more confidence on the descent, no matter what type of bike you're on. A dropper post is something I simply can't go without! You may have noticed all the di...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! Read more about the program ...

 

 

With an overwhelming amount of new gear and equipment available, it may seem difficult to find the right product for your own riding style. In this blog post, we'll help you identify and decide what knee guards are right for your trails and how to factor in your own personal preferences. ...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! Read more about the program ...

 

 

Each month, we select three groups who are doing excellent things in MTB in Australia. We put $600 on the table, and we ask our customers to vote to decide who gets the funds. Each group gets at least $150, but the group with the highest votes at the end of the month scores $300! ...