Which Mountain Bike is Best: Steel or Alloy?

Answer Mountain bike frames come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. Two of the most common materials used to make frames are steel and alloy. Deciding which is best for you is important when sho... Read More »

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How to Change a Bike Tire on a Mountain Bike?

Throughout the lifetime of a mountain bike, you will find yourself needing to maintain and possibly repair various parts. If you ride your mountain bike with noticeable frequency, eventually 1 or b... Read More »

What is a hardtail mountain bike?

There are a variety of mountain bike styles available; rigid fork, hardtail and full suspension. These terms refer to the kinds of shocks the bike has. A rigid fork mountain bike has no shocks. A f... Read More »

What size of mountain bike frame do I need?

On One Hand: Measure For recommends measuring the inside of your leg from crotch to floor while standing barefoot to determine your mountain bike frame size. See Resources for a ... Read More »

What is the gear ratio for a specialized p series mountain bike?

The gear ratio for the Specialized P3 is a SRAM 9-speed, 11-25 tooth cassette and a 32 chainring. The P2 has an 8-speed 11-28 tooth cassette with a 34 chainring.References:Specialized Bicycles: P3