Equipment Breakdown and Features
Mountain Bike Features
These are used for stopping the bike and to help maintain balance.
The component the chainrings are attached to.
Derails the chain from one chain ring to another, thus changing gears.
The core of the bikes, keeps all other parts of the bike together.
Used to steer and maneuver the bike.
Used to propel the bike into motion.
Usually lightweight and padded, this is the seat for the rider.
Used to shift the gears of the bike.
This is the system that suspends the rider, parts of the bike, or the entire bike to minimize the impact of rough terrain.
Specific to the type of bike, wheels are the part that make contact with the ground.