Thursday, July 5, 2012

Mountain Dirt Bikes

mountain dirt bikes
How do mountain dirt bikes differ from other dirt bikes?
Mountain dirt bikes are fundamentally dirt bikes for use in climbing & descending rocky & grassy mountains. They can be motor or peddle models & it is up to you which you go for. The motor versions are different in design & look to other dirt bikes because of the use they are designed & built specifically for.
Specifically, the frame is a lot higher than on a standard dirt bicycle so that you get more ground clearance; the additional ground clearance will help you avoid mud build-ups, rocks & other such debris when traversing a mountain or hill. The frames themselves are also much more sturdy so in the event you do happen to clip a rock or something similar they are unlikely to snap in half & will provide you & your bicycle with more protection. The brakes are stronger, making it feasible to cease your bicycle rolling down the hill or off a rock & they usually come with both rear & front suspension to make the trickier terrain associated with mountain riding simpler to handle. The suspension also makes the ride much more comfortable because you will face numerous bumps & sometimes some manic descents down the mountain.
Usually speaking a mountain dirt bicycle is much more rugged & rough than a standard dirt bicycle because of the beating & battering it will take in the work of it's life.
In the event you own or are thinking about purchasing a mountain dirt bicycle you ought to know that you can't purchase normal dirt bicycle parts & expect them to do an equally lovely job on your mountain dirt bicycle. They basically aren't designed for the same purpose. Yes, it's true that a dirt bicycle is built to resist a battering & a beating but it's also designed for riding around a dirt track. However, a mountain dirt bicycle is designed to be ridden over mountains & through rocky, grassy & muddy terrains. The tires are such that they can withstand all of these terrains as is the remainder of your bicycle. The suspension, brakes & frames are different when compared to other types of dirt bikes so you ought to be cautious when purchasing parts or repairing your bicycle.
What else ought to I do know about my mountain dirt bicycle?