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How To Save Money On Bike Equipment

There are as many brand-new bikes sitting unused in people's garages as there are in bike stores. Well, that is perhaps an exaggeration, but it's certainly true that a great many people who take up ..
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Custom Built Road Bikes- The Pinnacle of Perfection

Ever heard of Randonneuring? Sounds French, doesn't it? Well, the sport originated in France, but is becoming more and more popular in the United States. Randonneuring is “long-distance ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Mountain Bikes - Off the Rack or Custom Made?

If you're thinking of getting a custom-made mountain bike, there are several factors you have to take into consideration. Frankly, the typical weekend biker doesn't really need a custom-made bike. ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Lowriders - Comfort and Cool

As the world around us continues to become more and more complicated, even our toys become more complicated - for example our mountain bikes are more complicated than ever with dozens of gears and ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Why You Need Gears On A Mountain Bike

It's been a long time since the “10-speed" bike was the ne plus ultra of biking sophistication when it came to gears. These days, especially in mountain bikes, you can get anything up to 27 ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Why Customize a Road Bike

There are customized bikes. . . and then there are custom-built bikes. What's the difference between the two? Cusstomized Bikes Well, anyone who goes to a bike store and has the clerks there help ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Essential Equipment for Mountain Bikers

When you're out on your mountain bike, the only things you really need to have, apart from a bike suited to the terrain over which you're writing, are a helmet and goggles. Everything else can really .
(June 18, 2007)
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Mountain Bike Components

When you go into a bike store to purchase a new bike, you'll find that there's no need to settle for everything that comes on the bike. It's called “fitting the bike, " and the bike shop guys ..
(June 18, 2007)
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Mountain Bike Terminology

Bike riders fall into two general categories - those who just want to get onto the bike and go, and have someone else do any repairs, and those who enjoy tinkering with the bike almost as much as ..
(June 18, 2007)
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The Joys of Mountain Biking

When I got my first mountain bike about four years ago, it wasn't to ride down mountains at all. I simply liked the idea of fat tires and being able to go up and down curbs or other road impedimenta ..
(June 18, 2007)
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Explore the World of the Mountain Biker

When most people think of mountain biking, they think of climbing up to the top of a mountain and then riding down it again. However, there are plenty of opportunities for the fat-tire enthusiast, ..
(June 15, 2007)
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Lowrider Bikes - Where Art Meets Technology

Most people buy bikes in order to get around - or to have fun biking cross-country or downhill. However, there's a new rage on the scene, people who like to trick out their bikes - bikes called low ..
(June 15, 2007)
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People Come in Different Shapes and Sizes - So Do Mountain ..

Whenever you buy a new bike, for yourself or for your children, it is important that you get a bike that is the right size. If the bike doesn't fit, it will ruin the enjoyment of biking altogether, ..
(June 15, 2007)
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Don't Get Caught With A Flat Tire on Your Mountain Bike

A few days ago, I was driving happily along the highway, heading home from a run to a bookstore. A passing motorist honked at me and then pointed toward my car as if there were something wrong with ..
(June 15, 2007)
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Don't Hit the Mountain Bike Trail Without These Accessories

There's more to mountain biking than just getting a cool bike. Mountain biking can be a dangerous sport - as is any sport where you're heading downhill at speed. The younger generation has a ..
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Budget Conscious? There's A Mountain Bike Shoe For You

Mountain bike shoes come in a variety of prices, from the inexpensive $70 range, up to over $400. The amount of money you pay depends entirely on whether or not you are a casual, once-a-month rider, ..
(June 15, 2007)
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Bike Riding At Night

Biking is one of the most enjoyable hobbies there is. However, biking is not always a hobby, cost-conscious commuters also bike to and from work. Unfortunately, bicycles are small in comparison to ..
(June 15, 2007)
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Mountain Biking in Moab

One of the most fun and challenging biking experiences that you can do is Moab Mountain biking. In Moab, there is a great variety of mountain biking trails that will allow any level of biker to have ..
(February 14, 2007)
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Mountain Biking Basics

If you want a good way to spend time outside having fun, then you may want to try mountain biking. If you are looking for a fun adrenaline rush, then going very fast down the side of a mountain can ..
(February 14, 2007)
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Mountain Bike Gears Explained

Mountain bike gears are continually becoming more and more complicated and intricate. Today’s bikes can come with up to 27 gear ratios. It is common for a mountain bike today to use nine gears ..
(February 14, 2007)
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