Is 24 inch bike too small for adults?
Do I need elbow pads for mountain biking?
Elbow pads are not needed for XC riding, that is fact, even if you fall off they were not needed for teh riding, just the crash that resulted!.
What should I wear for 50 degrees mountain biking?
I’d wear knee warmers, leg warmers or tights, a long sleeve jersey, and a vest. It’s fast any easy to zip the vest up or down to regulate temp as needed. You could wear arm warmers and pull them down around your wrists if you get hot.
Should I wear knee pads mountain biking?
Knee pads are necessary for mountain biking, especially if you lack confidence on a trail. Knee injuries off a bike can be very serious, and a good set of mtb knee pads can save you considerable healing time and loss of confidence.
What do mountain bikers wear in the winter?
A well-fitting waterproof jacket is essential. Look for long sleeves, a dropped tail and a high neck. Hoods are useful, but can be a pain if they don’t stow away or aren’t removable. It’s worth looking at softshells too, because they’re now as waterproof as the best hardshells, and warm too.