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2. Main mountain bike types

 

Cross country (XC):

  • for general off-road riding (ascents and descents)
  • usually with front suspension (a hardtail bike) or dual suspension (a full suspended bike)
  • light (9-12kg)

 

Downhill (DH):

  • built for demanding descents
  • full suspended
  • heavy (>15kg)

 

Freeride (FR):

  • hybrid between a cross and DH bike
  • more suitable for descents than a cross bike
  • medium weight

 

 

1. Bicycle types

2. Mountain bike types

3. Frame material

4. Components

5. Front suspension #1

6. Front suspension #2

7. BIKE + FS

 

 

 

 

 

 

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