Monthly Archives: December 2016

Framing Materials

The cost of a mountain bike frame is proportionate to its material, as well as the treatment that material has received.  Currently, there are five types of material used in mountain bikes – high tensile steel, chromoly steel, aluminum, titanium, and carbon fiber.  Oversized diameters, heat treating, and butting are tubing material treatments that will […]

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Beginner Mountain Bike Skills

Mountain biking is an exciting sport that can be enjoyed by anyone who knows how to ride a bike. Compared to the average bike ride, it does present some danger.  Therefore, you should master these basic skills before you hit the trails or the dirt. You can practice these beginning skills at a local park, […]

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The Bunny Hop

In mountain biking and even BMX riding, the bunny hop is a bike trick that involved the rider lifting the bike up and over an obstacle while remaining in motion on the bike.  Experienced bikers can lift their bikes in excess of a meter or one and a halffeet.  The world record for the bunny […]

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