all-day endurance biking

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Douglas823
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all-day endurance biking

Postby Douglas823 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 08:01 am

Since the development of the sport in the 1970s many new subtypes of mountain biking have developed, such as cross-country (XC) biking, all-day endurance biking, Freeride-biking, downhill mountain biking, and a variety of track and slalom competitions. Each of these place different demands on the bike requiring different designs for optimal performance. MTB development has included an increase in gearing, up to 30 speeds, to facilitate both climbing and rapid descents. However, recently the "1 by 10" trend has emerged, simplifying the gearing to one sprocket in the front and 10 in the rear of the drive train. This allows for lighter component weights while still maintaining a large spread of gearing options. Single speed mountain bikes are also becoming more and more popular. Other developments include disc instead of rim brakes and 29" tires instead of the traditional 26" tires.

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Re: all-day endurance biking

Postby MountainMonster » Mon Dec 10, 2012 08:25 am

Um, what's the point?

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Re: all-day endurance biking

Postby ddraver » Mon Dec 10, 2012 08:44 am

OK, so I'm guessing this is an essay for school so I'm going to go for the compliment sandwich approach...

B for introduction, sets the scene well. but like the rest of the work too short and never comes to a point

D for content, ideas are there and are solid , but substance, is lacking and clearly not enough work has been put in

E for conclusions - simply, there are nt any

However...

A for writing style - sentences are clear and concise

Can't possibly think what else he could be after really...
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Re: all-day endurance biking

Postby jimothy78 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 08:54 am

ddraver wrote:A for writing style - sentences are clear and concise


Which is a small miracle in itself, given that it's copied and pasted from wikipedia ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_bike (second paragraph)

Can only imagine that it's been generated by some sort of spam 'bot, but for what purpose is anybody's guess.

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Re: all-day endurance biking

Postby ddraver » Mon Dec 10, 2012 09:01 am

Man....excellent sleuthing sir!
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Re: all-day endurance biking

Postby nicklouse » Mon Dec 10, 2012 15:07 pm

pure spam.

if it is odd dont try and work it ot just report it as 99.9% of the time is is spam.
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