For most kids, the best bike to buy isn’t a difficult choice. They want the one that gets them to school, keeps up with their buddy’s, and looks cool.
For adults, it often isn’t just bike riding. It has become a sport.
Have you figured out which part of cycling interests you?
Since you are reading this I will assume you’ve some Top Gears interest in mounting biking. Good choice! I’ll help you find the right one.
First, the most important things to look for in a safe and durable bike.
- Brakes: Mountain biking can bring you to some very adverse road conditions. For this reason you need brakes that will stop you smoothly in any circumstance.You will find disc brakes are vastly superior to rim brakes.
- Suspension: This bike is going to take you off curbs and out onto rough roads. You don’t want your body jarred with every bump. Look for dual suspension.
- Weight: These are not racing bikes. They won’t be super light weight. However, aluminum framing can be plenty strong. You are probably going to be doing some good hills, so weight is a factor to consider. Most persons say 35 to 40 pounds tops.
Now, how to decide which is the best bike to buy for mountain biking?
Reading reviews is going to help you a lot in finding the answer to this question.
Of-course, you can do a lot of shopping in your local bike shops. You will learn a good deal from doing so.
Just remember, buying on-line usually gets you the best price.