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Glossary: the language of bikes – page 3

Post mount Brake callipers are mounted with bolts that point along the frame, rather than across. These are less common than the alternative, the International Standard mount, but easier to adjust. ...

Learning the language of suspension sag and preload

Learning the language of suspension: sag and preload

Your suspension is there to do a simple job – taking short, sharp shocks and turning them into smoother, more controllable forces. This allows you to travel fast over uneven terrain, maintaining as level a path as possible, saving your energy and allowing you to pick shorter, quicker lines on the trail. ...