Choosing A Mountain Bike
The MTB Is Tough And Resilient ...
Also Known As 'MTB' or 'All Terrain Bike' or 'ATB'
Mountain bicycles take a pounding over all that rough terrain they cover so their frames need to be strong - and capable of withstanding hard, steep hillclimbs.
They also need lots of space for mud and rock clearance ... and let's not forget a great suspension system so that your teeth don't rattle on some of the more rough and hair-raising downhill trails!
When you tackle those downhill mountain trails you are going to need a bicycle that has ... lots of gears, knobbly fat tires - to give the wheels good grip, suspension forks - to soften the bumbs, terrific brakes, rear suspension and strong straight handlebars for manouvering your MTB.
There are generally four different classifications of Mountain bikes and they are ...
Popular Manufacturers Of MTB's:
Haro, Specialized, Ellsworth, Mongoose, Gary Fisher, Cannondale, Giant, GT, Trek, Norco, Shimano, Santa Cruz and Marin.