A bike with front suspension only is the most popular type of mountain bike. It is versatile, fast, and fun to run, perfect for mild trails and pavement.
You should clean your bike at least once a year and more often if it is very muddy or got caught in the rain. I clean mine when there is a shifting or braking issue.
Good bikes cost a lot of money because they have expensive components. Excellent-quality bikes cost money, and it will cost you about a thousand bucks or more. If you feel this is too much for you, then you can start looking for cheap bikes.
It depends on your height, leg length, and maker. While standing above the bike, you should have a few inches of clearance. If you are buying online, they will have detailed sizing charts. As an example, I am 5-10 and have a 17-inch frame. If in doubt get the next smaller size.
If there was anything I feared as a biker; it was crashing.
When my best friend Tyler called to tell me he was sick and wouldn’t be able to come mountain biking with me anymore, I was pretty disappointed. I sat around my house for a little while moping and wishing I had someone else to take with me on the biking trip. As I gazed longingly out the window at my beautiful bike just begging to go out on the trails, I realized I didn’t need anyone else. I was going to go mountain biking all on my own. What could go wrong?
You can ride a mountain bike anywhere. I ride my mine on the road and off-road. They are slower than a road bike on pavement but the wide tires and thick from make for a very stable ride. There are different types of bikes like trail, cross country and more general purpose bikes. Continue reading Can a Mountain Bike be Used on the Road?