flat bars for great control MOUNTAIN BIKES the rugged bike fat knobby tires forcomfort and traction
great for the freeriders FOR OFF-ROAD USE the AND TRAILS mountain ridedirt jumping
The MountainBiking Style… …determines your choice of bike. This is the Cross-Country (XC) course used at the 2009 UCI world championships.
Riding from point-to-point or in a loop over:• a mix of rough forest paths• singletrack or doubletrack• smooth fireroads• or even paved paths connecting other trails
Technical complexityof the trails:• easy• or moderateChoice of BikeWeight:Around 9-13 kilosSuspension:front and sometimes rear0-125 millimetres of suspension
All-mountain (AM) Race Trails nearly impossible even to experienced riders are more often dubbed "all-mountain", "freeride", or "downhill". Choice of Bike: Components: Stronger than XC models Weight: suitable for climbing and descending on a variety of terrain Suspension: front and rear 125-180 millimetres of suspension
Racing-Oriented Downhill Riding Choice of Bike: Components: large disc brakes and heavier frame tubing Weight: around 16-20 kilos Suspension: front and rear
Freeride / Big Hit / Huckingrequires more skill and aggressive techniques than XC • riding trails • jumping • performing stunts racing downhill • riding over elevated trails made of interconnecting bridges and logs Choice of Bike: Weight: 13-18 kilos Suspension: front and rear 150-250 millimeters of suspension
Going Airborne by Dirt Jumping (DJ) The rider takes off from the landing‘, which is a shaped mounds of dirt or soil and aims to land back on it. generally smaller Components: simpler with fewer components to break or cause the rider injury should it crash.Choice of Bike Weight: built from sturdier materials, such as, steel to handle repeated heavy impacts of crashes and bails. Suspension: more manoeuvrable hardtails for backflips Typical hardtails: only front suspension 0-100 millimetres of suspension
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