Are you looking to take advantage of the fall weather and try mountain biking but are not sure where to start? Nathan Kleckner, a physical therapist at DMOS Orthopaedic Centers, provides some tips on how you can get started and avoid injuries.

Selecting the right gear

The first step to a successful mountain biking experience is choosing the correct equipment. You will want to make sure you have a suitable bike, a helmet that fits correctly and protective clothing in the event you fall.

  • Bike. It is important that you have the right bike, based on the activities that you will be doing on a regular basis. If you are new to cycling, the best way to do this is through both online research, as well as visiting your local bike shop. Talking to the experts will help to ensure that you have the right bike for you. When you do select a bike, it is essential to be comfortable with how it functions and what each gear is designed to do.

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