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Why Do Mountain Bikers Wear Knee Pads

It seems pretty obvious to me that mountain bikers would wear knee pads. But many riders who have never worn them before are left wondering. So I decided to find out from riders who do wear knee pads. Why do …

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Why Do Mountain Bikers Wear Goggles

Wearing goggles for mountain biking has become more popular over the years. Before that riders would either wear nothing or sunglasses. So I have researched the reasons for the increase in goggles. Why do mountain bikers wear goggles? Mountain bikers …

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Why Are Mountain Bikes Slower Than Road Bikes

For me, it is pretty obvious that mountain bikes are slower than road bikes. But maybe I am overlooking some factors. So let’s dig into this a bit more. Why are mountain bikes slower than road bikes? Mountain bikes are …

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Why Are Mountain Bike Forks So Expensive

Over the years mountain bike forks have become more expensive. Even though you can get less expensive forks there must be a reason for the expensive forks. So I looked into this more. Why are mountain bike forks so expensive? …

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Why Are Mountain Bike Shorts So Expensive

Many mountain bikers complain that shorts are too expensive. Maybe it is due to a lack of understanding as to the reasons for a high price. I investigated this to learn more. Why are mountain bike shorts so expensive? Mountain …

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Why Do Mountain Bikers Wear Long Socks

Socks specifically for mountain biking are becoming more popular, especially longer socks. I thought everyone just folds their socks down. So I researched to find the reasons for long socks. Why do mountain bikers wear long socks? Mountain bikers wear …

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Why Do Mountain Bikes Have Straight Handlebars

In the past mountain bike handlebars were not straight, now they are all straight. What did they figure out about straight bars and their benefits. Let’s find out. Why do mountain bikes have straight handlebars? Mountain bikes use straight handlebars …

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Why Do Mountain Bikes NOT Have Mudguards

Mudguards, some people love them and some people hate them on their mountain bike. Manufacturers don’t make their bikes with mudguards. Is there a good reason for this. Why do mountain bikes Not have mudguards? Mountain bikes don’t come with …

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Why Do Mountain Bike Chains Break

Many mountain bikers are riding along on the trails and suddenly their chain breaks for apparently no reason. Has this happened to you, me to. Let’s investigate. Why do mountain bike chains break? Mountain bike chains break because of wear …

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Why Do Mountain Bikes Use Presta Valves

Newer mountain bikes have Presta valves, but it wasn’t always like this. Everything else which has a tire that needs air uses Schrader including mountain bikes. So why the switch. Why do mountain bikes use Presta valves? Mountain bikes have …