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Why is Lower Pressure Better For Mountain Bike Tires

Many mountain bikers set their mountain bike tire pressure lower than the recommended psi that is found on the sidewall of the tire. Let’s find out the reason for this. Why is lower pressure better for mountain bike tires? Using a lower psi setting for mountain bike tires is better because it will increase traction, absorb stronger impacts, and be …

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Best Width For Mountain Bike Tires For Good Cornering

Having the right or wrong tire width when cornering can be the difference between speeding into and through a corner successfully and having to slow down or wiping out because of the wrong width. So I have done some research on this. What is the best width for mountain bike tires for good cornering? A mountain bike tire width of …

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Why Do My Mountain Bike Spokes Keep Breaking

It is no fun mountain biking when your spokes keep breaking. It is even worse to feel lost as to how this is happening. Let’s investigate and find out what is going on. Why do my mountain bike spokes keep breaking? Mountain bike spokes will keep breaking because the spokes are unevenly tensioned, the spokes are low quality, and once …

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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 mountain bikers wear knee pads? Mountain bikers wear knee pads because they previously injured their knee. Riders want to protect …

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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 wear goggles in order to protect their eyes from bugs, branches, dirt, mud, and snow. They keep sweat out of …