Mountain biking is a great way to explore the great outdoors, exercise and have fun. Racing down a mountainside is exhilarating and an adrenaline rush; however, it can also be dangerous. However, if done with caution and the appropriate gear, it is a sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
As with any outdoor sport, selecting the right equipment and an understanding of the sport will be the key to a great adventure.
Styles of Mountain Biking
Mountain biking can be categorized into three different styles. There is downhill, free riding, and cross-country. Although the styles are similar in some respect, they all require different skills. The style you select will determine the type of bike that is best for you.