Mountain Bike Frame Anatomy. A bicycle is a complex mechanical machine consisting of many components. The images that are shown below of the road bike and the mountain bike, while very different, have the same basic components.
This is basically the main body of the bike, or the two triangles paired with each other to form a diamond that is bookended by two forks, one for holding the front wheel, and the other for holding the rear wheel. Dirt and grime corrode both the frame and the components. Coil springs, on the other hand, are more popular among the DH crowd—where weight is less of an issue—because of their unmatched small bump sensitivity and bomb-proof construction.
Measurements of mountain bike parts are generally given in imperial units.
Let's look at the typical bicycle and explain what's what in the anatomy of a bike… Frame.
Strong,slim and light high modulus carbon fiber frame. Dirt and grime corrode both the frame and the components. It is advisable to be well informed before making a purchase.