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There are many different types of mountain bike for many different styles of riding. A question we get a lot is how to select the correct style of components for that bike. Factors such as handlebar width, rise and sweep, stem length and rise, and seatpost height and angle, lend themselves best to different styles of riding. But what works best for what? Neil thought it was time to shed some light on the situation and offer some advice!
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