Some of the Advantages of Using Giant Mountain Bikes

By: Muna wa Wanjiru

Mountain bike also called as mountain bicycle is made in particular for mountain biking, on dirt trails and many other rough surfaces. When compared to road bicycles they are better and rugged enough for such unfriendly and unsafe terrain.

These bikes have broad, knobbier tires for more grip and absorption of shock. In modern bikes, suspension for front wheel has become the custom while suspension for the full front and rear is becoming more and more general.

In few mountain bikes, the handlebars are fixed with bar ends, but riser handlebars which are made such that they oppose to a flat straight handlebar are becoming increasingly popular because a very few riders use bars with their ends extended. These bikes usually have 26 inches or 559 mm wheels, but after year 2002 many bikes are available in the markets, which have 29 inches or 622 mm wheels.

This is the diameter universally used for other normal road bikes which is also known as a 700c. However, the giant mountain bikes have a diameter much greater than the normal 622 mm and have ranges starting from 952 mm. There are many kinds of giant mountain bikes with many types of wheels.

The giant mountain bikes have wheels that have a bigger diameter. Unlike normal mountain bikes these bikes are more difficult to ride. The bigger wheels make it more difficult to control. These types of mountain bikes are mainly used for giant mountain bike challenges like the ones held in Australia. The race held in Australia using giant mountain bikes is well known.

The broader wheels make the climb easier and make ascending more steady. These wheels are specially designed for mountain biking. A beginner could find it extremely difficult to ride a giant mountain bike as they are not like normal ones. Though it is very exciting to ride a giant mountain bikes it is not recommended to ride them in unsafe conditions without enough practice.

These wheel configurations make these bikes perfect for mountain biking. It would be very unsafe to use the normal road bikes on such terrains. These bikes are more rugged and resilient and are designed by a team of internal experts in order to ensure safety. They are always tested to provide the latest cutting edge designed and quality that only increases as time passes

The advantages of using a giant mountain bike are;
They are very light in weight, they provide better climbing and acceleration, they are laterally stiff, they give us a submissive ride and absorb vibrations and most important of all they are drop-dead gorgeous.
There are many types of giant mountain bikes available in the market

They come in many colors like satin grey, vivid pink, black, blue with white spokes, grey, vivid purple, satin blue, hazy red, sky blue, yellow, orange, green etc.
With so much comfort, safety and range mountain bike is the best thing to have for a ride. These bikes are for people who are passionate about giant wheels and mountain biking.

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