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Mountain bike parts: does it matter Which ones you get?
So, you want to build a mountain bike from scratch. Well, there are many questions you will need to ask to fulfill this task. You, however, are going to need some patience and directions on how to get this task done. One of the biggest questions you should ask is what mountain bike parts am I going to need? Not only that, you need to also consider what kind of tools you are going to need in order to build this bike?
Many desire to build their own mountain bike, on the other hand, do not under take this project because of the shear cost and the lack of patience. Nevertheless, this shouldn't stop you, if you have the capital and the time you certainly can pull this off and build a great mountain bike.
Since this is such a big project. You are going to need to know a few things before you begin. You must decide in advance that your are going to be patient. You can not be in a hurry to get the bike done. If this is your first bike most likely it will take you longer to build, not only to fix mistakes but also just to simply build the bike and follow directions.
You are going to need directions on how to do this. You can go to a bike shop to get directions on how to build a bike. It is also, very important to know which mountain bike parts you are going to need.
Another great option is to search online, sites like Buildyourbicycle.com this site will give you specific instructions from beginning to end on how to custom build your bike. You will have to pay for a DVD though. I have never tried it, so I can't vouch for it.
You can also try eHow.com, in fact they are many how to instructions for how to built a mountain bike wheel and ect on the eHow.com site. Let's not forget about BicycleTudor.com you can use this site as well to help find instructions on how to assemble a new mountain bike.
You can also use a mountain bike assembly manual to help with building your mountain bike. Take a ride down to your local bike shop and ask them if they have instructions on how to do this. Try to create a great rapport with them because you may be going back to them for more help. One last thing I would suggest is check out youtube.com, you may not find everything you need to know in one video nevertheless, you will get a good idea of how to do it and precautions to take from beginning to end through watching many videos.
After considering the fact that it's going to cost money and time. And just to elaborate a bit further, it will cost you a lot more to build a bike than it would to buy one pre-built. It will take a lot of time to build. Once, you have thought about the stated facts above and are willing to pay more to build you bike, well you should consider that you are going to need direction on how to do this as mention in the previous section.
You are not only going to need direction you will also need to know what mountain bike parts are needed to get the job done.
You are going to need many different parts. I'm going to explaining from beginning to end what you'll need. But, remember if you are trying to build a certain bike your parts may not be mention in this writing, just add what extra parts you need to finish building your bike.
The following parts are what you will need to build most bikes:
The parts stated above should cover most of what you will need in order to put together your mountain bike. However, you should not stop here in acquiring for the parts you'll need.
One suggestion I would like to make is you should at least have a type of bike in mind you want to build; find a bike model just like it. Then base on the parts the model bike include you can add to the necessary parts you need to put together your mountain bike.
Now that you know what you need for you mountain bike parts you will need the right tools to get the job done.
Here are some basic tools you more than likely will need.
The list above is extremely exhaustive you may not need all of the tools mention above. I just wanted to mention has many options has possible and you can pick what you need.
It is going to cost more money to build your own mountain bike. The reason for this is because you are paying retail for individual parts. When you buy the bike from a manufacturer it will cost you a lot less because the manufacturer buys in bulk and this gives them great savings, which allows the bike to cost a lot less for an end buyer.
This should not discourage you many build their own custom mountain bike and are very happy with it. There are some advantages to doing so. By building your own bike you can build an extremely strong and durable bike that include all of the best parts. By having a well build bike it can last longer or you can even sell it for a lot more. And most of all you will have put together the kind of bike you want and because of the time and money put into it, you'll take much better care of it.
Building a mountain bike from scratch on your own is not for everyone. But, as stated above your mountain bike parts will cost you more to buy however, in the end you will have the bike that you hopefully wanted and can be proud of. I wish you good luck with your mountain biking endeavors and I hope this article was helpful.