How to Start Mountain Biking – 4 Steps

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Mountain biking is one of the greatest extreme sports nowadays.  It involves just you and your bike, whizzing through trees and working on your navigating skills with your comrades or fellow cyclers. This is not only one sure way of melting unwanted fats and carbs in your body, but one wonderful experience with nature and manual speed.  If you’re an interested individual for this kind of adventure encounter, here are a few tips for you:

How to Start Mountain Biking
How to Start Mountain Biking

 

  • Get yourself a mountain bike.
    • Start with a bike that is fitting for your size, height, weight and length of legs. You must take note that you have to maneuver your bike with efficiency and comfort to have that wonderful experience.  When purchasing, enlist the help of a biking expert.  He or she may be a colleague or the salesperson you are talking with.
Get yourself a mountain bike.
Get yourself a mountain bike.

 

  • Buy helmet and other safety gears.
    • Ever wonder why do those bikers look sooooo cool? They invest with their outfit that is equally practical and safe for their biking experience. Often their ensemble boosts their confidence and gives them the protection they need in this categorized extreme sports.
    • The ensemble should include the following:
      • Helmet
      • Gloves
      • Shin guards
      • Arm braces
      • Back pack that should house:
        • Water bottle
        • Band aids
        • Medicine kit
        • Portable air pump
        • Extra clothes and socks
        • Rain gear
Buy helmet and other safety gears.
Buy helmet and other safety gears.

 

  • Warm up those skills through exercise programs.
    • One step at a time, remember? You cannot plunge in immediately in this kind of extreme sports without getting yourself in shape. Be sure that you know how to use your bicycle, most importantly.
Warm up those skills through exercise programs.
Warm up those skills through exercise programs.

 

  • Know some about safety measures and gain navigation skills.
    • The good thing is your biking club can support you through these. There are also articles and wiki-how’s if your want to know more about mountain biking. Just be educated about emergency measures and basic navigation skills.
    • It will help you also if you start in local parks or nearby mountains.

 

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