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Mountain Bike Glossary - Glossary of Mountain Bike Terms

Trying to find out what to call that odd looking mystery piece on your bike? Want to learn the lingo? Learn what mountain bike term means what with this mountain bike glossary

24 Hour Mountain Bike Race
A quick description of a 24 hour mountain bike race.

29er Mountain Bike
Quick explanation of what a 29er mountain bike is.

650B Mountain Bikes and the 650B Wheel Size
A quick look at 650B mountain bikes and 650B wheel sizes.

All Mountain
A quick definition of an all mountain mountain bike. Description of the mountain bike category known as all mountain. What makes a mountain bike an all mountain mountain bike.

Allen Key
Learn the definition of "Allen key" as it relates to mountain biking.

Berm
Learn what the definition of "berm" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Bike Cleat
Learn what the definition of a "bike cleat" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Bikepacking
Learn what the definition of "bikepacking" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Bottom Bracket
Learn the definition of a bottom bracket as it relates to mountain biking!

Brake Fade
Learn what brake fade means here.

Brake Lever
What's a Brake Lever? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike brake lever.

Bunny Hop
Learn what it means to "bunny hop" on a mountain bike!

Chain Lube
Learn what the definition of "chain lube" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Clean
What does clean mean? It's simple, check out this mountain bike definition clean.

Clipless Pedals
A quick description and definition of clipless bike pedals.

Component
What's a Component? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike component.

Cranks
What's are Cranks? It's simple, check out this definition of mountain bike cranks.

Cross-Country
What does XC or cross-country mean? It's simple, check out this mountain bike definition of XC and cross-country.

Downhill
What does downhill mean? It's simple, check out this definition of mountain bike downhill.

Endo
Learn what the definition of "endo" is as it relates to mountain biking.

What is a Fire Road?
Learn what a fire road is!

Fork
What's a Fork? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike Fork.

Four Cross
Learn what four cross is as it relates to mountain biking!

Frame
What's a frame? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike frame.

Freeride
What does freeride mean? It's simple, check out this definition of mountain bike freeride.

Front Derailleur
What's a front derailleur? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike front derailleur.

Full Suspension
What does full Suspension mean? It's simple, check out this definition of a full suspension mountain bike.

Grips
What's a Grip? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike grip.

Hardpack
A quick look at hardpack soil conditions for mountain biking. What hardpack soil is like and what it will mean to the rider when riding in those conditions.

Hardtail
Learn the definition of "hardtail" ss it relates to mountain biking.

Headset
What's a headset? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike headset.

Helmet
What is a bike helmet?

Helmet Cam
Find out what a helmet cam is!

Hybrid Bicycle
Learn what a hybrid bicycle is!

Hydration Pack
Learn what a hydration pack is!

International Mountain Bicycling Association
What is the International Mountain Bicycling Association?

Multi-Tool
What's a Multi-Tool? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike Multi-Tool.

Pannier
Learn what the definition of "pannier" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Pedal
What's a pedal? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike pedal.

Pinch Flat
What is a pinch flat? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike pinch flat.

Pump Track
Find out what a pump track is as it relates to mountain biking!

Rear Derailleur
Find our what a rear derailleur is here!

Road Bicycle
Learn the definition of a road bicycle.

Rear Derailleur
What's a Rear Derailleur? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike Rear Derailleur.

Rock Garden
Learn what the definition of "rock garden" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Seat Post
What's a seat post? It's Simple, Check out this definition of a mountain bike seat post.

Seat Post Head
What's a seat post head? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike seat post head.

Shifter
What's a Shifter? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike shifter.

Short Track
Learn the definition of "short track" as it relates to mountain biking.

Singlespeed
Learn what the definition of "singlespeed" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Singletrack
What does singletrack mean? It's simple, check out this definition of mountain bike singletrack.

Standover Height
Learn what "standover height" means.

Snowbike
A quick definition of a snowbike. A simple explanation of what a snowbike is and how they are used.

Super D
Find out what Super D means as it relates to mountain biking.

Stem
What's a Stem? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike Stem.

Tire Lever
Find out what a "tire lever" means.

Top Tube
Learn what the definition of "top tube" is as it relates to mountain biking.

Toe Clips
Learn what "toe clips" are as they relate to mountain biking.

Torque Wrench
A quick definition of a torque wrench.

Trailbike
A quick definition of a trailbike mountain bike. Description of the mountain bike category known as trailbikes. What makes a mountain bike a trailbike.

Trials
Find out what trials riding means!

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