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A Guide to Mountain Bike Apparels

March 14, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 150

In order to start mountain biking you need to prepare yourself adequately. You will have to arrange for several things, including right clothing, protection accessories, biking tools, frames, as well as the bike. The product range available for all these items are so vast that it may leave you confused about the items you should buy. Therefore, you must have a clear idea of what exactly you are looking for. To begin with, you should decide whether you will be going for extreme biking or you will simply use your bike to leisurely hover around the area of your choice. If you are completely new to the sport of mountain biking, then selecting a bike that is durable and well-suspended will favor your riding style.

Clothes suited for mountain biking differs significantly from the type of clothes required for leisure cycling. Although some items like helmets are common across different riding styles, but many other apparels used in cycling and mountain biking are quite different. You should choose your apparels considering your safety as mountain biking involves several obstacles such as rocks, trees, uneven roads, and steep slopes. Therefore, it is important to protect every part of your body during this risky form of bike riding.

Most biking gear is designed to protect your body parts from injuries during mountain bike racing. You can easily find several kinds of apparels and accessories ranging from full face helmets to mountain bike pads from leading protection brands. Their style may vary depending upon the intensity and the level of roughness involved in your biking style. All these protection accessories serve the purpose of protecting you in case you meet an accident. These pads and other protection accessories are designed not to hinder your comfort of riding and to avoid injuries during a fall.

One of the most significant pieces of protection accessories is a suitable helmet. Whether you are a beginner or trying certain risky stunts, a helmet is a must have accessory. It is important to save your life in every wheel-based sport. The designs may vary from simple bucket type helmets to full face helmets, but you need them regardless of the kind of bike race you are competing in.

In addition to the full face helmets, you may also prefer buying pads designed for biking. Although they are optional, they protect your body from injuries in case of a crash. Increasing popularity of protective gears has resulted in an increase in the number of companies producing branded and designer protection accessories. You can now easily find items that suit your needs as well as fit well into your budget. You can also choose from a wide range of colors and designs to establish your own style statement.

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