Types of Mountain Bikes

Last updated: Sep, Thu, 2016

Mountain bikes are typically ridden on mountain trails, logging roads and other unpaved environments. The types of terrain commonly include mountain trails, rocks, washouts, ruts, loose sand, loose gravel and steep grades. Each of these place different demands on the bike requiring different designs for optimal performance.

In addition, according shocks of characteristics can also be divided into two types of mountain bikes: hardtail, and full suspension mountain bike. Other, the typical mountain bike has wheels that are approximately 26 inches in diameter when the tire is included. 29er(29 inch wheels) mountain bikes are increasingly becoming more popular, because they roll over obstacles more easily than the 26-inch wheels.