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Mountain bike

Index Mountain bike

A mountain bike or mountain bicycle (abbreviated Mtn Bike or MTB) is a bicycle designed for off-road cycling. [1]

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A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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Bicycle and motorcycle geometry

Bicycle and motorcycle geometry is the collection of key measurements (lengths and angles) that define a particular bike configuration.

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Bicycle gearing

Bicycle gearing is the aspect of a bicycle drivetrain that determines the relation between the cadence, the rate at which the rider pedals, and the rate at which the drive wheel turns.

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Bicycle suspension

Bicycle suspension is the system, or systems, used to suspend the rider and bicycle in order to insulate them from the roughness of the terrain.

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Bicycle tire

A bicycle tire is a tire that fits on the wheel of a bicycle, unicycle, tricycle, quadracycle, bicycle trailer, or trailer bike.

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Bicycle wheel

A bicycle wheel is a wheel, most commonly a wire wheel, designed for a bicycle.

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Cannondale Bicycle Corporation

The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation is an American division of Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries that supplies bicycles.

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On a bicycle, the cogset or cluster is the set of multiple sprockets that attaches to the hub on the rear wheel.

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Cold-weather biking

Cold-weather biking or winter biking is the use of a bicycle during months when roads and paths are covered with ice, slush and snow.

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Continental Europe

Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.

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The crankset (in the US) or chainset (in the UK), is the component of a bicycle drivetrain that converts the reciprocating motion of the rider's legs into rotational motion used to drive the chain or belt, which in turn drives the rear wheel.

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Cross-country cycling

Cross-country (XC) cycling is a discipline of mountain biking.

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Cruiser bicycle

A cruiser bicycle, also known as a beach cruiser or (formerly) motobike, is a bicycle that usually combines balloon tires, an upright seating posture, a single-speed drivetrain, and straightforward steel construction with expressive styling.

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Dirt jumping

Dirt jumping is one of the names given to the practice of riding bikes over jumps made of dirt or soil and becoming airborne.

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Downhill bike

A downhill bike (also known as a downhill mountain bike) is a full suspension bicycle designed for downhill cycling on particularly steep, rocky trails.

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Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

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Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles

Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles is a bicycle manufacturer based in Ramona, California with manufacturing facilities in Vancouver, Washington.

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Enduro (mountain biking)

Enduro in its most basic definition is a type of mountain bike racing where the downhills are timed, and the uphills are not.

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European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation

The European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO) exists to specify and harmonise sizes of rims and their associated pneumatic tyres across the European Union.

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A firebreak is a gap in vegetation or other combustible material that acts as a barrier to slow or stop the progress of a bushfire or wildfire.

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Four-cross (4X), also called mountain-cross, not to be confused with fourcross, is a relatively new style of mountain bike racing where four bikers race downhill on a prepared, BMX like, track, simply trying to get down first.

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Freeride is a discipline of mountain biking closely related to downhill biking and dirt jumping focused on tricks, style, and technical trail features.

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Glossary of cycling

This is a glossary of terms and jargon used in cycling, mountain biking, and cycle sport.

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The inch (abbreviation: in or &Prime) is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to yard but usually understood as of a foot.

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International Mountain Bicycling Association

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is a non-profit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve trail opportunities for mountain bikers worldwide.

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Joe Breeze

Joe Breeze (born 1953) is a bicycle framebuilder, designer and advocate from Marin County, California.

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List of bicycle brands and manufacturing companies

This page lists notable bicycle brands and manufacturing companies past and present.

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List of bicycle parts

For other cycling related terms (besides parts) see Glossary of cycling.

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List of cycling records

This is a list of certified and recognized cycling records as recognised by the Union Cycliste Internationale, International Human Powered Vehicle Association and World Human Powered Vehicle Association, Guinness World Records, International Olympic Committee, the UK Road Records Association or other accepted authorities.

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The millimetre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI unit symbol mm) or millimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre, which is the SI base unit of length.

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Mountain bike orienteering

Mountain bike orienteering (MTB-O or MTBO) is an orienteering endurance racing sport on a mountain bike where navigation is done along trails and tracks.

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Mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing (shortened MTB or ATB racing) is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain.

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Mountain bike trials

Mountain bike trials, also known as observed trials, is a discipline of mountain biking in which the rider attempts to pass through an obstacle course without setting foot to ground.

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Mountain biking

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.

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Mountain biking in British Columbia

Mountain biking in British Columbia is a popular sport as well as a thriving manufacturing, service/retail and tourism industry.

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Mountain unicycling

Mountain unicycling is an adventure sport that consists of traversing rough terrain on a unicycle.

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Off-road tire

Off-road tires (Off-road tyre) are a category of vehicle tires that use deep tread to provide more traction on unpaved surfaces such as loose dirt, mud, sand, or gravel.

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Red Bull Rampage

The Red Bull Rampage is an invitation-only freeride mountain bike competition held near Zion National Park in Virgin, Utah, United States, just to the north of Gooseberry Mesa.

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Road bicycle

The term road bicycle is used to describe bicycles built for traveling at speed on paved roads.

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Ross (bicycle company)

Ross Bicycles Inc. manufactured over 15 million bicycles under the Ross brand, between 1946 and 1988.

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Santana Cycles

Santana Cycles is the world's leading manufacturer of tandem bicycles.

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A bicycle seatpost, seatpin, saddlepole, saddle pillar, or saddle pin is a tube that extends upwards from the bicycle frame to the saddle.

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is a Japanese multinational manufacturer of cycling components, fishing tackle, and rowing equipment.

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Single track (mountain biking)

Singletrack (or single track) describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike.

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Single-speed bicycle

A single-speed bicycle is a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio.

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Slopestyle is a winter sport in which athletes ski or snowboard down a course including a variety of obstacles including rails, jumps and other terrain park features.

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Specialized Stumpjumper

The Specialized Stumpjumper is a mountain bike produced by Specialized Bicycle Components.

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A sprocket or sprocket-wheel is a profiled wheel with teeth, or cogs, that mesh with a chain, track or other perforated or indented material.

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SRAM Corporation

SRAM Corporation is a privately owned bicycle component manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, founded in 1987.

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Tandem bicycle

The tandem bicycle or twin is a form of bicycle (occasionally a tricycle) designed to be ridden by more than one person.

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The TransRockies is an annual 7-day, 400 km mountain bicycle race from Fernie, British Columbia to Canmore, Alberta.

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Tubeless tire

Tubeless tires or tyres (in some Commonwealth Nations) are pneumatic tires that do not require a separate inner tube.

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UCI Mountain Bike World Championships

The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are the world championship events for mountain bike racing in the disciplines of cross country, downhill, and four-cross.

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is a multi-round mountain bike racing series that is sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale.

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USA Cycling

USA Cycling or USAC, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the national governing body for bicycle racing in the United States.

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Wilderness Trail Bikes

Wilderness Trail Bikes (usually shortened to WTB) is a privately owned company based in Marin County, California, USA.

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27.5 Mountain bike

27.5 mountain bikes, also called tweeners, are mountain bikes which use a wheel that is approximately 27.5 inches in diameter with a large volume ISO 56-584 (27.5 x 2.25) mountain bike tire installed in a ISO 584 mm rim.

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29er (bicycle)

29ers or two-niners are mountain bikes and hybrid bikes that are built to use 700c or 622 mm ISO (inside rim diameter) wheels, commonly called 29" wheels.

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