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Why Do Mountain Bikers Wear Spandex

Usually when people think about spandex, mountain bikers do not come to mind. Normally this is reserved for road bikers. But many mountain bikers do wear them. Why do mountain bikers wear spandex? They wear spandex because it is cooler, more comfortable, and it wicks away sweat faster. Plus spandex won’t get caught on your saddle during a drop off …

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Why Do Mountain Bike Helmets Have Visors

Have you ever thought about the visor on your helmet and its purpose. I have and I wondered why it is even there. Why do mountain bike helmets have visors? Mountain bicycle helmets have visors to protect the face and eyes from branches hanging low over the trail and twigs from slapping your face and poking your eyes. Visors shield …

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14 San Diego Mountain Bike Trails For Beginners

San Diego has lots of mountain bike trails. But which ones are easy enough for beginners to ride on. If they are too difficult then you may get into an accident. Worse yet you may lose confidence and not want to ride anymore. Don’t worry, I have collected the best ones for new mountain bikers below. 1. Lagoon Trail The …

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18 Beginner Mountain Bike Trails in Minnesota

There is a wide variety of mountain bike trails in Minnesota which are perfect for new riders. Some are as short as 1.3 miles and others are longer, up to 34 miles, most are in between. There are loop trails and straight out and back trails. Some go by the Minnesota River. But what they all have in common is …

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Mountain Bike Sizing and Fitting (Ultimate Guide)

No matter which mountain bike you choose it has to match your bodies measurements as closely as possible. This mountain bike sizing and fitting guide will help you do just that. If you get this wrong and start riding a bike that does not fit you then you will not be able to reach your full potential as a rider. …